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Pamela M. Brown


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. Pamela is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice and is the chair of the Real Estate Group in the Orlando office. Pamela is also the chair of Foley’s Commercial Leasing Team.

Pamela’s practice emphasis includes negotiation, documentation and closing of property acquisition and sale transactions; mortgage and asset based financing; property development; commercial real estate ownership, leasing and financing transactions; sale-leaseback transactions; real property due diligence, title insurance and survey; loan workouts and restructurings; corporate, partnership and limited liability company entity formation and structuring.

Pamela has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating legal opinions in connection with real estate transactions and is a member of the firm’s Opinion Committee.

Representative Experience

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

  • Real estate counsel (seller/tenant) for S&P 500 company for sale-leaseback of large manufacturing facility in Ohio
  • Borrower counsel for $130 million regional shopping center refinance and construction financing, including special purpose entity compliance and securitized loan defeasance
  • Real estate and leasing counsel for nation’s largest physician-owned medical imaging group
  • Seller counsel for $135 million sale and purchase money financing of a manufacturing plant in Indiana
  • Real estate counsel in connection with acquisition, operation and sale of a popular shopping mall in Orlando, Florida
  • Counsel for multi-family apartment investor in connection with multiple real property purchases and financings in various states including, Michigan, Texas, Ohio, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin
  • Represented Sports Medicine North Orthopedic Surgery, Inc., and its affiliated ambulatory surgery center in their acquisition by Connecticut-based orthopedic and spine care management services organization Spire Orthopedic Partners, a portfolio company of Kohlberg & Co.

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

Awards and Recognition

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

Community Involvement

  • Pamela 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. Pamela is a regular contributor to Practical Law.

Publications and Presentations

  • Pamela 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.
  • Pamela co-presented a CLE session in 2020 at the Society for Corporate Governance regarding the #MeToo Movement in the workplace and various ethics considerations.
19 October 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Jelly Belly Candy Company in its Sale to Ferrara Candy Company

Foley & Lardner LLP advised Jelly Belly Candy Company in its agreement to be sold to Ferrara Candy Company.
18 October 2023 Honors and Awards

Foley Receives LIFT Insight Pathfinder Award for Impact as a Service Provider

16 March 2023 Innovative Technology Insights

Ripple Effect of Recent Bank Insolvencies on Real Estate

The closure of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank, and the subsequent receivership by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, has far-reaching effects, including to commercial real estate transactions in which these banks are involved.
05 April 2022 Press Releases

Foley Represents University of Florida Health in Acquisition of Scripps Florida

Foley & Lardner LLP represented the University of Florida Health in its acquisition of the Florida-based operations of The Scripps Research Institute, an independent, non-profit biomedical research and drug discovery institute.
04 March 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents Biotron Laboratories and Talus Mineral Company in Acquisition by Aceto

Foley & Lardner LLP announced today it served as legal advisor to Biotron Laboratories and Talus Mineral Company (collectively “Biotron”), two affiliated entities that in partnership manufacture and supply leading specialty minerals and nutritional ingredients, in its acquisition by Aceto, the supplier of choice for differentiated specialty materials in the life sciences and advanced technology end markets.
09 April 2021 Press Releases

Foley Represents Astera Cancer Care in Management Agreement with OneOncology

Foley & Lardner LLP represented Astera Cancer Care, a multispecialty oncology provider in central New Jersey, in finalizing its affiliation with OneOncology, a national partnership of independent community oncologists.