Orlando, FL - Lowndes is pleased to announce that attorney Laura Walda has been named to the Orlando Business Journal's 40 Under 40 Class of 2021. The annual awards program honors the local business community's best and brightest young executives, those who continue to impress by blending their business acumen, community involvement and active family lives.
"During the past year, Lowndes attorney Laura Walda has continued to demonstrate her strengths and abilities as an attorney, a problem solver and a business partner who always takes a solution-oriented approach to serving her clients and helping them meet their objectives. The commercial real estate industry has undoubtedly been one of the industries most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is in the face of these challenges that Walda has managed to grow her commercial real estate practice and distinguish herself as a leader both within the firm and the industry."
As a shareholder in Lowndes' commercial real estate practice area, Walda has served as lead or co-counsel on numerous multimillion-dollar transactions. She frequently handles contract and lease negotiation and drafting, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, negotiation and structuring of credit facilities and review of title insurance matters. She also has experience in commercial litigation focusing on title insurance matters, landlord/tenant disputes and banking litigation.
Walda is active in a variety of community and professional organizations, serving as president of both the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens and CREW Orlando, as well as serving as a member of the board of directors and the government affairs committee of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce. She is also a graduate of the chamber’s Leadership Winter Park program and a cofounder of WP Voter, which aims to get more locals under age 50 to the polls during municipal elections.