Aaron Friberg is a counsel in the San Diego office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Friberg represents clients in real estate, mergers and acquisitions, and financing transactions, particularly in the hospitality, gaming, and energy industries. These transactions have included real estate acquisitions and dispositions of:

  • Hotels
  • Senior living communities
  • Multifamily housing
  • Hospitals
  • Office buildings
  • Shopping malls
  • Casinos
  • Sites for riverboat gaming and retail developments
  • Power generation facilities

Mr. Friberg has advised a number of clients in the acquisition/disposition of several of the marquee properties owned by Caesars — high-end luxury hotels in Manhattan, New York; Miami, Florida; Los Angeles, California; and several other jurisdictions. Representative clients include:

  • Starwood
  • GEM Capital
  • Colony
  • Bridge
  • StepStone
  • Host Hotels
  • Walton Street

Mr. Friberg’s finance transactions have principally included representing both borrowers and lenders in secured and unsecured bank financings, CMBS financings, and high yield bonds secured by casino (both tribal and non-tribal) and other real property assets. Representative matters include financings pertaining to the following gaming companies:

  • Caesars
  • MGM
  • Stations Casinos
  • Shingle Springs
  • Golden Gaming
  • Twin River
  • Buena Vista
  • Penn Gaming

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2009
  • BA, Point Loma Nazarene University, 2004