Overview

Pamela Brown is a partner and commercial transactions attorney with Foley & Lardner LLP. She focuses her practice in complex commercial real estate transactions and contract law for regional and national clients. Ms. Brown is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice.

Ms. Brown’s practice emphasis includes negotiation, documentation and closing of property acquisition and sale transactions; mortgage and asset based financing; property development; leasing transactions; real estate property due diligence, title insurance and survey; loan workouts and restructures; legal opinions; corporate, partnership and limited liability company entity formation and documentation.

Representative Experience

Ms. Brown has negotiated and facilitated a wide range of transactions, including the following recent representative transactions:

  • Borrower counsel for $130 million regional shopping center refinance and construction financing, including special purpose entity compliance and securitized loan defeasance.
  • Borrower/purchaser counsel for $34 million acquisition and financing of multi-family project in Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Purchaser/developer counsel for $35 million acquisition and financing of proposed luxury apartment development in Miami, Florida.
  • Purchaser counsel in connection with acquisition of equity interests in project owner entity for Fortune 500 transportation company headquarters office building in Tempe, Arizona.
  • Counsel for multi-family apartment investor in connection with multiple real property purchases and financings in Colorado, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.  

Prior to earning her law degree, Ms. Brown worked in mortgage banking and specialized in the secondary mortgage market.

Recognition

In 2016, Ms. Brown was recognized by The Legal 500 for her work in real estate.

Professional Memberships and Community Engagement

Ms. Brown is an active member of various professional and community organizations, including the International Council of Shopping Centers. She provides legal services to several not for profit organizations on a pro bono basis. 

Education

Ms. Brown graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law (J.D., 2005) and from the University of North Florida (B.B.A., 2001).

Publications

Ms. Brown co-authored an article in 2016 that was published in the Journal of Physician-Owned Real Estate regarding asset planning protection for physician-owned medical practices.

Admissions

Ms. Brown is admitted to practice in Florida and Michigan.

Capabilities