Andrew D. Ellis
Andrew D. Ellis focuses his practice in the area of commercial real estate. He has represented clients in the private and government sectors in real estate acquisitions and dispositions, redevelopment, financing and securitized transactions. He has also represented clients in the hospitality, food service and management industries, and works with landlords and tenants in warehouse, office and retail leasing.
Andrew served as counsel to the Joint Maritime Congress in Washington, D.C., from 1978 to 1979. He also worked as a legislative assistant to U.S. Sen. Howard H. Baker, Jr., R-Tenn., from 1979 to 1980 and as counsel to the U.S. Senate Budget Committee from 1981 to 1982. In addition, Andrew handled commercial real estate matters in his role as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association from 1992 to 1995.
Separate and apart from the practice of law, Andrew is a founder of Hospitality Asset Advantage, LLC, a consulting firm that advises hospitals and universities on food-service cost savings as well as a principal of Conference Center Group, a consulting firm that advises owners and operators of hotel and conference center facilities on sales, marketing and operating improvements.
Andrew earned his B.A. from Columbia University and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.