Laura L. Seidel

Of Counsel

seidell@ballardspahr.com
Tel 678.420.9312
Fax 678.420.9301
Atlanta

Laura L. Seidel is Co-Team Leader of the Insurance Company and Institutional Investments Team and represents leading clients nationwide in the areas of secured lending and commercial real estate. Laura has significant experience in structuring, negotiating, and closing loan transactions secured by assets and all types of commercial real estate, including office, retail, industrial, warehouse, multifamily, assisted living, and hotel properties.

In addition, Laura handles real estate leasing matters and represents clients in the acquisition and disposition of property. She also represents servicers of commercial mortgage loans involving, particularly, loan defeasances, restructurings, and workouts.

Representative Matters

  • National life insurance company in closing a $100 million loan secured by warehouses in multiple states
  • National life insurance company in restructuring a $91 million pool of loans secured by Marriott Hotels
  • National life insurance company in closing a $40 million loan secured by an apartment project
  • Several national life insurance companies in the defeasance of numerous portfolio loans
  • Large national bank in closing a $175 million loan secured by 27 residential developments
  • Major regional bank in closing a $56 million mortgage warehouse credit facility
  • Major regional bank in closing a $20 million mortgage warehouse credit facility
  • Large national bank in restructuring numerous loans secured by assets and various types of commercial real estate
  • Purchaser in the $36 million acquisition of an office building
  • Purchaser in the $28 million acquisition of an office building

Professional Activities

State Bar of Georgia, Business Law and Real Property Law Sections

The Florida Bar, Business Law and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Sections

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Legal 500 US, real estate and construction – real estate, 2015-2016

New York University School of Law (LL.M., Taxation, 1993)

University of Illinois College of Law (J.D. 1992)

Mercer University (B.B.A. 1989, summa cum laude)

Florida

Georgia