March 6, 2018
Orlando, FL – Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed is pleased to announce that shareholder Ed Clement has been re-elected as chair of United Southern Bank. Clement, who has served on the board for 15 years and has severed as the chair for the past 7 years, has been heavily involved in the Lake County community where he has served on the boards of local, regional and national civic and charitable organizations.
A shareholder in the firm’s Mount Dora office, Clement serves as the co-chair of the Commercial Finance & Lending Group. Clement has over 30 years of experience in banking law, institutional lending and structured financing, and commercial real estate transactions and developments. He represents state and national banking clients and assists with their commercial real estate loan transactions, bank and trust day-to-day operations, bank site acquisitions, dispositions and leasing, along with multi-jurisdictional FDIC and non-FDIC multi-site bank takeovers. Lending institution clients benefit from the experience of serving as the chairman of the United Southern Bank and General Counsel to the bank and its holding company. Clement has also served on the Audit Committee, and as Chairman of the Trust Department Committee. Beyond banking, Clement has extensive local and national experience in commercial real estate transactions, surveys, and issuance of title insurance, along with estate and trust planning and administration.
About United Southern Bank
The United Southern Bank was chartered in 1937 to serve its residents and businesses in the area. The bank is heavily involved in civic and charitable organizations all over Lake County. Currently, the bank has eleven branches and the bank is keen on building strong customer relationships and investing into their success. To find out more, visit: https://www.unitedsouthernbank.com
About Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed
Founded in Orlando, Florida in 1969, Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A., is a multi-discipline business law firm. Our attorneys represent corporate, entrepreneurial and individual clients across a myriad of industries locally, nationally and beyond our borders, from offices in Orlando, Mount Dora and Melbourne, and through Meritas, an established global alliance of independent law firms offering local insight, local rates and world-class client service. LOCAL ROOTS. BROAD REACH.SM