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Andrew S. Gabriel


McDonald Carano LLP

Served as counsel for owners and lenders involved with a 67-MW geothermal facility

Advises energy lawyers on land use and project finance law

Practicing primarily in commercial real estate and business transactions, Andrew Gabriel is a partner in McDonald Carano’s Las Vegas office, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, and co-chair of the Business Entities & Transactions Practice and the Real Estate & Land Use Practice.

Gabriel represents lenders, borrowers, and guarantors in secured commercial real property and personal property financing transactions. These include lender legal opinions, loan workouts and restructuring, receiverships, and foreclosures. He also works with landlords and tenants in negotiating and drafting retail, industrial, and office leases, resolution of lease disputes, and lease default workouts; buyers and sellers of commercial real property, business entities and assets, among others.

Notable transactions include providing advice to McDonald Carano’s energy lawyers for real estate, land use, and project finance law. He also served as local counsel for project owners and project lenders in connection with a 67-megawatt geothermal facility with a 207-mile, 230 kV transmission line; a 260-mile 500 kV overhead transmission line; a 150-megawatt wind farm; a 100-megawatt concentrating power plant; a 20-megawatt solar PV project; and a 20-megawatt biomass project.

Gabriel is a member of the Executive Committee of the Nevada State Bar’s Business Law Section and a former director of Meritas’ board of directors. Gabriel earned the AV Preeminent Peer Review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is highly ranked in both The Best Lawyers in America and Chambers U.S.A.: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Vegas Inc. also placed Gabriel on its “Top Lawyers” in Real Estate Law list.

He earned his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles.

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Andrew Gabriel with Connect CRE’s 2023 Phoenix & Southwest Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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