Alexander G. Davis is a partner in Mayer Brown’s Los Angeles office and a member of the Real Estate Markets practice. Alex has substantial experience counseling and representing clients in complex commercial real estate transactions involving development-oriented joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, and mortgage and mezzanine financings.

Alex’s expertise in such transactions extends across a variety of asset classes including life science, industrial, multi-family, office, retail and hospitality, representing leading private equity funds, national hotel developers, investment banks, life insurance companies, opportunity funds and international family offices.


  • Represented hedge fund lenders in connection with debt and preferred equity financing across a variety of asset classes, including multiple coastal high-rise condominium project financings each in excess of $100 million.
  • Represented a major national hotel developer and operator in connection with a complex multi-series, cross-border corporate bond issuance.
  • Represented a private investment firm in connection with multiple multi-state sale-leaseback portfolio mortgage and mezzanine financings totaling more than $348 million.
  • Represented a life insurance company lender in connection with construction and take-out financing for multi-family housing developments.
  • Represented an investment bank lender in connection with a $250 million hotel refinancing.
  • Represented an opportunity fund in connection with its acquisition of over 125 gas stations and convenience stores.
  • Represented an opportunity fund seller in its $601 million disposition of a net lease portfolio comprised of more than 100 properties located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico.
  • Represented an investment bank originating lender of an $970 million CMBS offering comprised of more than 200 real estate assets spanning more than 150 jurisdictions, involving both mortgage and mezzanine loans.
  • Represented a private international real estate investor in connection with its acquisition of Class-A office and multi-family developments.


University of California, Irvine, BA, magna cum laude

University of San Diego School of Law, JD
Chief Articles Editor, San Diego Journal of Climate and Energy Law


  • California
Outstanding Young Lawyer Award 2019 – Los Angeles County Bar Association Real Property Section