Aric A. C. Codog

Associate

Aric Codog cares about his clients and community. His goal is to help clients navigate and understand today’s complex regulatory legal environment and offer creative solutions.

Aric has a diverse background – he grew up in an agricultural community and, prior to joining Downey Brand, worked in the food industry, trained in analytical sciences, and worked for the Sacramento Agricultural Commissioner’s Office and the Sacramento Municipal Utility District. His wealth of experience allows him to approach issues from a variety of perspectives to ensure practical and desirable results.

Aric assists clients with a range of corporate and real estate transactions including entity formation, corporate governance, purchase and sale agreements, and lease agreements.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Business Law & Real Property Law Sections
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • California Lawyers Association, Business Law Section

Honors & Rankings

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Traynor Society
  • Deans Honor List, 2017-2018
  • Witkin Award of Academic Excellence in Legal Research and Writing
  • Sacramento County Bar Association Diversity Fellow, 2017
  • Researched and drafted memoranda advising on corporate formalities, governance, and regulatory compliance.
  • Guided commercial property owners through real estate issues caused by COVID-19 in compliance state and regional pandemic policies.
  • Advised non-profit corporations on corporate compliance, including redrafting organizational documents in compliance with non-profit regulations.
  • Represented landowner in leasing over 1,000 acres of property, including acting as assistance counsel for drafting lease documents.
  • Represented client in purchase and sale of residential properties, including acting as assistant counsel for drafting purchase documents.
  • Represented stockholder in purchase of majority interest in regional company, including acting as assistant counsel for drafting purchase and ancillary documents.
  • Represent regional financial institution in sale of commercial property, including acting as assistant counsel for drafting purchase and sale documents.
  • Represent development company in commercial leases for retail shopping center, including acting as assistant counsel for drafting lease documents.

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On any given weekend you can find Aric hanging out in one of the Sacramento Area’s many craft breweries, probably watching a Giants or Niners game. Aric enjoys being active, so you might see him on a local soccer field or  softball diamond – and he’s always up for a game of corn hole.


Professional, Community And Pro Bono Involvement

  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Business Law & Real Property Law Sections
  • Sacramento Metro EDGE
  • California Lawyers Association, Business Law Section

Honors & Rankings

  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Traynor Society
  • Deans Honor List, 2017-2018
  • Witkin Award of Academic Excellence in Legal Research and Writing
  • Sacramento County Bar Association Diversity Fellow, 2017