LOS ANGELES--()--Attorneys Jeffrey A. Sklar and Andrew T. Kirsh, with a combined 25 years of experience working at the country’s largest law firms, have founded Sklar Kirsh LLP, a Los Angeles-based law firm concentrating on corporate and real estate transactional law.
“Top 40 Under 40″ in the real estate industry nationally. Law & Politics and Los Angeles Magazine also have recognized him as a “Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star”
Based in Century City, Sklar Kirsh LLP opens its doors with a team of nine attorneys experienced in the resolution of a wide range of complex legal and business matters. Sklar chairs the firm’s Corporate Department, which counsels high net worth individuals, and start-up, emerging and middle market companies at all stages of the business life cycle including business planning, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing, securities, tax, licensing, intellectual property and business disputes. Sklar Kirsh LLP’s corporate clients include local, regional and national businesses in alternative energy, automotive, banking, consumer products, digital media, entertainment, food and beverage, healthcare and technology.
Sklar began his career in 2001 as a corporate lawyer with Alschuler Grossman Stein & Kahan LLP. He spent seven years in Loeb & Loeb’s Corporate Department before starting Sklar Law PC in 2010. He received his BA from Michigan State University and his JD from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles. He has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer in 2013, a Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers, in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012, and was a finalist in the 3rd Annual 40 Under 40 M&A Advisor Recognition Awards – West Region.
Kirsh chairs the firm’s Real Estate Department, which represents developers, operators, syndicators, investors, funds and lenders in a wide range of matters including acquisitions, dispositions, equity investments, syndications, fund formation, development, leasing, financing, note purchases and foreclosures. Sklar Kirsh LLP’s real estate clients include institutions, family offices, and regional owners and operators across all asset classes of real estate, including multi-family, retail, office, industrial, and hospitality.
Kirsh began his career in 2000 in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins. He then joined Goodwin Procter where he played an integral role in opening the firm’s Los Angeles office. Most recently, he was a partner with Beverly Hills-based Raines Feldman. Kirsh earned his BA and JD degrees from Northwestern University. Real Estate Forum Magazine recognized Kirsh in 2011 and 2012 as “Top 40 Under 40″ in the real estate industry nationally. Law & Politics and Los Angeles Magazine also have recognized him as a “Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star” for the past six consecutive years.
Sklar and Kirsh have assembled an experienced team of attorneys whose resumes include significant achievements at some of the country’s most prestigious law firms and investment companies. These attorneys include Shawn Haghighi, Stephen Halper, Mary Ruth Hughes, Blake Fix, Justin Gaynor, and Navid Morè.