About Andrew B. Zavaleta
Andrew Zavaleta draws on a background of corporate experience and legal scholarship to contribute to real estate investment and finance initiatives that facilitate the creation and preservation of affordable and mixed-income housing, fostering sustainable and inclusive communities. By leveraging a comprehensive understanding of regulatory frameworks, he empowers clients to navigate intricate regulatory terrain on the path to the realization of affordable and mixed-income housing projects that positively impact both communities and developers alike.
Balancing legal knowledge, business acumen and social responsibility
Andrew's ability to synthesize legal, business and human considerations makes him an asset to any undertaking that seeks a versatile and forward-thinking legal professional.
His corporate experience, first as an associate at North Carolina's largest health insurer and later as a Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow at a Fortune 50 company, allows him to understand the broader business implications of legal decisions.
Andrew served for two years as an editor of the North Carolina Central Law Review. Starting as a staff editor and ascending to the role of publications editor on the executive board, he played a pivotal role in shaping the publication's content and ensuring the highest editorial standards.
Outside of work, Andrew is a committed volunteer and Eagle Scout with a wide range of experience, including serving as a federal prison visitation volunteer, where he developed exceptional listening skills and a deep understanding of the human side of legal matters as well as a heightened ability to empathize and communicate effectively. Andrew's commitment to community service also extended to Flint, Michigan, where he volunteered as a water distributor during the infamous Flint water crisis, deepening his dedication to social responsibility and building a capacity to engage with communities in times of need.