Alex Davis is an associate in Mayer Brown’s Los Angeles office and a member of the Real Estate practice. Alex represents private equity funds, life insurance companies, publicly traded REITs and other domestic and international real estate investors in a variety of real estate transactions, with a focus on purchase and sale transactions, development-oriented joint ventures and mortgage and mezzanine financing.  Alex also regularly represents landlords in connection with commercial leasing transactions.

Alex was named an Outstanding Young Lawyer 2019 by the Real Property Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.


  • 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


  • CRE Finance Council – L.A. Young Professionals Subcommittee Co-Chair
Outstanding Young Lawyer Award 2019 – Los Angeles County Bar Association Real Property Section