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Andrew A. Ayar

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Andrew A. Ayar concentrates his practice in the areas of corporate law, banking and finance, and real estate, including mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations of business entities, sales to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), complex commercial and real estate lending transactions, securities law, and private placements. Andrew’s practice includes acting as primary outside counsel to several closely held companies. He advises high-net-worth individuals and their business enterprises on succession planning and charitable giving.


LL.M., University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 2004, Taxation
J.D., Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 2003
B.A., University of Michigan, Michigan, 2000


Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law and Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) (2022-2024)

Named 2024 Top Lawyer by DBusiness


State Bar of Michigan Real Property Law Section

State Bar of Michigan Business Law Section

State Bar Licenses

Michigan, Florida
  • Representation of company sponsors of Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) and ESOP trustees and fiduciaries in acquisition transactions between the company, selling shareholders and the ESOP.
  • Representation of local and regional lenders in sophisticated lending transactions, including senior construction loans, nursing home and shopping center loans, hotel loans, and asset based lending.
  • Representation of local and regional lenders in participations and syndications.
  • Representation of a private equity portfolio company in connection with the acquisition and divestiture of medical and dental practices.
  • Represented several closely held companies in stock or assets sales to private equity companies.
  • Representation of hotel investors in connection with the acquisition and disposition of limited and full- service hotel properties.