Andrew J. Starrels

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Andrew J. Starrels is a Los Angeles-based attorney and member of the West Coast Land Use and Environment Group. Mr. Starrels focuses his transactional law practice on a variety of issues surrounding the development and operation of commercial real estate. His practice includes entitlements, zoning analyses and securing approvals for development projects as well as other matters, including acquisition, disposition, finance, leasing and operations.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Starrels was the general counsel of a prominent real estate development company, as well as a principal of his own law firm and real estate consulting company. In his consulting role, Mr. Starrels provided services and support to companies and organizations seeking to access the interdisciplinary capabilities of a full-service corporate real estate platform on a project-specific basis. He provided counsel on site evaluation, feasibility analysis, due diligence, repositioning and renovation, loan structuring, construction management and supervision, development and operations.


  • Pacific Palisades Park Advisory Board 
  • Westwood Village Business Improvement District, Board Member, 2008-2014
  • Village School, Pacific Palisades, Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, 2003-2013
  • Cornell International Law Journal, Note and Comment Editor