Laura Seidel

Laura L. Seidel


Laura L. Seidel co-leads the firm's Insurance Company and Institutional Investments Team and represents leading clients nationwide in the areas of secured lending and commercial real estate. Laura also leads the firm's Banking and Financial Services Insurance Industry Team. 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

Professional Highlights

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 Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law (Atlanta), 2023, 2024, Real Estate Law (Atlanta), 2024

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)