Rachel Edwards, real estate guru and business attorney, focuses her primary practice on commercial lending, property land use, and zoning. She has represented sellers, purchasers, and lenders in transactions involving shopping centers, condominiums, and office centers, with specific experience in lease review. Rachel frequently assists developers in forming residential and commercial condominiums and has represented many subdivision homeowners associations as they work through the changing needs and demands of today's homeowners. While Rachel primarily works with clients in southern states, she has knowledge of commercial lending laws in a number of states across the nation. She has worked on hundreds of matters involving entities of all sizes, including recently negotiating a ground lease for Publix and representing lenders on loans, including for developers of national tenant properties.
When drafting documents for her clients, Rachel takes a practical approach and remains realistic. She can anticipate what the other side is going to come back with and will strategically guide her clients through the negotiation process.
Rachel shares her extensive knowledge of real estate law by regularly contributing to the Practical Law Institute. She also has taught legal seminars and conducted in-house client presentations relating to commercial transactions and leases.