Zack R. Andrews
Associate
t: 703.284.7283
f: 703.525.2207

Overview

Zack Andrews is an associate attorney with Bean, Kinney & Korman, practicing in the areas of general business law, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions, and commercial finance.

Zack helps various types of business entities and nonprofit organizations in all stages of the business entity life cycle, from initial business formation to mergers, acquisitions, and owner exit. He works closely with boards of directors, LLC management, and other executives in structuring corporate governance, raising capital, and drafting and negotiating commercial contracts. His knowledge of corporate and commercial law, acumen for draftsmanship and keen ability to resolve issues within a transaction add value to his clients looking to build, grow, and sell their businesses.

In his real estate practice, Zack represents owners, purchasers, developers, REITs, and property managers in various commercial real estate transactions. He regularly drafts and negotiates office, retail, industrial, and shopping center leases for both landlords and tenants, oversees complex acquisitions and dispositions of real estate, and prepares commercial agreements for the construction and development of real property. He also represents both borrowers and lending institutions in closing real estate and asset-based financing transactions.

Zack is also highly skilled and knowledgeable in navigating the professional licensing requirements applicable to the construction industry within Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, making him a trusted advisor to builders, contractors, architects, engineers, and land surveyors serving the region. He has also represented numerous gyms, fitness facilities, physicians, dentists and other medical providers, software companies, restaurants, convenience stores, breweries, and distilleries in similar regulatory compliance matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Zack worked in the corporate legal departments of both a managed behavioral health care company and a university-based hospital network.

Beyond the Suit

Zack lives in Odenton, Maryland with his wife, two sons and their dog, Penny. When not at the office, he enjoys golf, traveling, playing the drums and rooting for the Baltimore Orioles.

Experience

Mergers & Acquisitions/Corporate

    • Represented Highlight Technologies, Inc. in sale to a newly-formed Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
    • Represented Farm Market iD, a leading data company serving the agricultural business market, in its sale to DTN, LLC.
    • Lead deal counsel to Cavalier Healthcare Services in the sale of its home health business to LHC Group, Inc., a publicly-traded national provider of in-home healthcare services.
    • Represented regional residential services contractor in $30 million stock sale.
    • Advised software solutions firm in $5.5 million stock sale, with equity rollover.
    • Represented dental practitioner in $2 million sale of dental practice assets, with securitized seller financing and commercial lease of dental office to purchaser.
    • Advised various business owners in documenting corporate shareholder and LLC operating agreements, equity capital raises, and phantom equity and similar incentive compensation plans.
    • Counseled regional nonprofit in strategic merger with another nonprofit organization and formation of new governance structure.

Real Estate/Commercial Lending

    • Represented shopping center developer in lease of development sites to multiple national restaurant tenants.
    • Provided lead counsel to various retail and office building owners and prospective tenants in commercial leasing negotiations.
    • Lead negotiations on behalf of multiple landowners for 100+ acre solar farm leases.
    • Represented purchaser in acquisition of $5M property with closing conditions for rezoning and redevelopment plan.
    • Represented borrower in closing and later modification of $70 million credit facility from national banking association.
    • Counseled various lending institutions in closing commercial real estate acquisition and refinance loans and asset-based credit facilities.

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia, 2019

Maryland, 2018

Virginia, 2017

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Education

The George Washington University Law School, J.D. 2017, with honors

Towson University, B.S., 2014, magna cum laude

Awards and Honors

Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch in Banking and Finance Law, 2022

Affiliations

Association for Corporate Growth

Maryland State Bar Association

Anne Arundel Bar Association

Virginia State Bar Association

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