Grant H. Dowd
Mr. Dowd’s practice emphasis is real estate and financial services related litigation. He regularly advises and litigates for real estate operators, including real estate investment trusts, private equity firms, advisory companies, individual owners, property management firms and major corporate tenants in connection with disputes arising from commercial leases. Mr. Dowd also litigates for consumer financial services companies, including lenders and credit card companies. Mr. Dowd also has transactional experience in connection with commercial leasing, real estate purchase and sale, and corporate and real estate finance. In addition, he advises national banks and mortgage companies in connection with creditor’s rights cases and legal compliance issues. Mr. Dowd is admitted to practice law in California and before all of the United States District Courts of California. Prior to joining Palmer, Lombardi & Donohue, Mr. Dowd practiced at a preeminent international law firm in Los Angeles.
Mr. Dowd received his Bachelor of Arts degree in finance, graduating with highest distinction, from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. He obtained his Juris Doctorate degree from Columbia Law School, where he was recognized as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
Mr. Dowd is a member of the California State Bar, Real Property Section, Litigation Subsection, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, and the Los Angeles Federalist Society. Mr. Dowd has authored articles published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal in connection with his practice areas.