Lanre Popoola

Associate

popoolal@ballardspahr.com
Tel 202.661.2262
Fax 202.661.2299
Washington, DC

Lanre Popoola represents lenders in the acquisition, construction, and financing of residential and commercial real estate properties, with a primary focus on affordable housing. Lanre regularly closes transactions utilizing low-income housing credits, tax-exempt bonds, and conventional financing.

Before entering law school, Lanre worked for lending institutions on the structuring, financing, and refinancing of complex residential and commercial real estate transactions.

Representative Matters

  • Represented community development financial institution in connection with bridge financing of mixed-used property in Washington, DC.
  • Represented lender in connection with a $24,000,000.00 tax exempt loan, inclusive of 4% LIHTC allocation, soft subordinate debt and $3,000,000.00 taxable tail.
  • Represented lender in connection with forward commitment for permanent financing of health care facility in Bronx, New York.
  • Represented community development financial institution in connection with permanent financing for charter school facility in Chicago, Illinois.
  • Represented lender in connection with a $70,000,000.00 loan for multifamily property in San Jose, California.
  • Represented lenders in connection with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae loans throughout the United States.

Judicial Clerkships

Hon. Beverly J. Woodard, Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Upper Marlboro, Md.

Professional Activities

District of Columbia Bar Association

Howard University School of Law (J.D. 2012)
Human Rights and Globalization Law Review, Executive Articles Editor

Bryant University (B.A. 2000)

District of Columbia

New York