Maya Mouawad is a senior associate based in the Los Angeles office. Maya focuses her practice on transactional aspects of commercial real estate investments. She represents property owners, joint ventures and investors in the sale, acquisition and development of real property, including multifamily, retail and industrial uses.

Maya is also experienced in the area of water law. She represents landowners in matters related to acquisition, transfer and protections of water rights. Maya is an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School, where she teaches a class on California water law.


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  • Loyola Law School of Los Angeles, J.D., 2016
  • California State University, Fullerton, M.B.A., 1997
  • Notre Dame University, B.S., 1994


  • California, 2016


  • French
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America 2024
  • Class of 2019 Water Leader, Water Education Foundation

  • Presenter, “Water Law 101,” Los Angeles County Bar Association, March 20, 2023, and May 25, 2023.
  • Co-author, “Water Rights Law for Real Property Owners,” LexisNexis Practical Guidance Note, 2022.
  • Co-author, “Fire and Water: An Emerging Nexus in California,” Water Education Foundation, 2019.

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