David Aguilar

Associate ( Los Angeles / Irvine )

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Practice Areas


David Aguilar focuses his practice on real estate, finance, and construction contract matters. Clients value having David on their team for the strong communication skills and collaborative approach he brings to his work on the deals that build their businesses.

David counsels a variety of corporations and organizations, including retailers, restaurants, and developers of manufacturing and multi-family housing properties. He supports clients in real estate transactions around acquisition, disposition, and leasing, counseling them in the negotiation and preparation of purchase and sale agreements, construction contracts, operating agreements, easement agreements, and commercial leases.

Clients also look to David for support in the due diligence work around potential deals and in structuring finance transactions, including secured lending arrangements to minimize risk and optimize opportunity.


Representative Engagements

  • Represented real estate lender in multiple first lien mortgage transactions, drafting documents, conducting due diligence, and preparing pro formas and final loan insurance policies with title companies. Coordinated closings with opposing counsel and served as point of contact for client.
  • Represented lender in multiple amendments to secured credit facility. Analyzed existing loan documents to determine necessary amendments to accomplish client’s objectives of reducing overall size of credit facility, extending maturity, and replacing collateral.
  • Represented acquiror in $130MM acquisition of processing facility and adding processing facility as additional security to existing credit facility.



University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2018
California State University, Fresno, B.A. and B.S., 2014, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions


Professional Memberships

Chicago Bar Association
Hispanic National Bar Association
University of Iowa College of Law Alumni Association

Honors & Awards

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Scholar, 2016

Languages Spoken & Fluency

Spanish, Fluent

Community Service

Civic and Charitable Memberships

Los Angeles Legal Aid, Volunteer