Northern New Hampshire’s Largest Law Firm

North Conway, NH office: 603-356-5439 Berlin, NH office: 603-752-5200

Andrew A. Dean, Attorney

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 603-356-5439

Overview

Andy represents buyers, sellers, property owners, developers, landlords and tenants in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, development and financings. Andy also represents individual and corporate clients with corporate formation and the purchase and sale of business interests.

Andy also serves on the Board of the Mount Washington Valley Housing Coalition and the Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum.

Prior to joining Cooper Cargill and Chant, Andy was an attorney at Mintz Levin in Boston, Massachusetts where he was recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” from 2013-2016 and a Super Lawyer for 2017. Andy also served as treasurer to Boston City Councilor John M. Tobin, Jr. and volunteered his time advising and fundraising for city-wide political campaigns.

Experience

Represented national television network in its acquisition of property in Needham, Massachusetts for the development of its regional television studio.

Served as outside counsel to a national retail pharmacy in all aspects of its real estate acquisition, disposition, leasing, development and financing program in over 40 states including several sale/leaseback portfolio transactions having an aggregate value in excess of $1 billion.

Served as outside leasing counsel to a multi-billion dollar REIT with office, industrial and warehouse complexes located in California, Colorado, Illinois, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia.

Represented regional insurance company in its sale and leaseback of an office building in Quincy, Massachusetts.

Represented property owner in its acquisition and subsequent sale of two high-profile commercial buildings in South Boston, Massachusetts including the assumption of existing financing.

Represented family-owned company in its acquisitions, dispositions and refinancing of apartment complexes in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Florida.

Served as pro bono counsel for domestic violence shelters in Boston and Somerville in connection with general real estate issues including leasing, easement issues and disposition of property.

Negotiated a multimillion dollar acquisition of several restaurants and other corporate assets on behalf of fast-food restaurant allowing for expansion into a new market with limited risk. Acquisition included the analysis and negotiation of CCRs, REAs existing leases, assignments and mortgages.

Represented national apartment owner in the acquisition of over 30 acres of land in Framingham, Massachusetts. Negotiated the purchase and sale agreement and investigated environmental and title matters, which included claims of adverse possession.

Awards/Recognition

New England Super Lawyers Magazine: Super Lawyer 2017

Mount Washington Valley Chamber Commerce Leadership Program (2017-2018)

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Future Leaders Program (2016)

New England Super Lawyers Magazine: Rising Star (2013 – 2016)

West Roxbury Main Streets Volunteer of the Year (2012)

Community

Current Board Member of the Mount Washington Valley Housing Coalition

Current Board Member of the Mount Washington Valley Children’s Museum Member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (2012 – 2017)

Volunteer with Lawyers Clearinghouse (2015)

Volunteer with the Lawyer for the Day Program – Boston Housing Court (2010 – 2013)

West Roxbury Main Streets Board Member and General Counsel (2006-2012)

Family/Interests

Andy lives in Intervale with his wife, son and daughter and enjoys skiing, mountain biking and spending time outdoors. Andy is an avid Red Sox fan, Patriots fan and is currently learning to play the guitar.

Admissions

New Hampshire

Massachusetts

Minnesota

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D., 2001)

The George Washington University (B.A., 1998)

Practice Areas