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Lorie Soares Lazarus  is a sophisticated real estate finance attorney with significant depth of experience representing institutional lenders, borrowers and investors, including domestic and international commercial banks, investment funds, REITs and other private equity investors and their advisors in connection with a wide variety of commercial real estate finance and related matters nationwide.

Having lead hundreds of transactions to date, she is committed to the philosophy that excellent client service requires a keen focus on building strong relationships and a detailed understanding of the unique business and goals of each client.  Through that lens, Lorie provides uncommon value by delivering efficient and practical legal and business solutions to meet each client’s and each deal’s specific needs and constraints.

Lorie is accomplished in all aspects of real estate finance, including secured and unsecured lending and borrowing, intercreditor and lender-group arrangements, post-closing asset management, workouts, loan restructurings, loan settlements, deeds-in-lieu, foreclosures and ownership, management and disposition of REO. Armed with deep market knowledge across all asset types, Lorie applies her uncommon legal and business insight to deliver efficient, effective and tailored legal advice and solutions to each of her finance clients throughout the life of every loan.

Admitted To Practice

  • California


  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • M.B.A., The University of Southern California
  • B.S., Santa Clara University