Hogan Lovells announced that Lea Ann Fowler will join the firm’s Real Estate practice as a partner in the Denver office.
“Lea Ann has significant ties to the Denver real estate community and a notable reputation for representing prominent investors and lenders on highly complex matters,” said Mark Eagan, Hogan Lovells’ Head of Real Estate for the Americas. “Bringing Lea Ann on board deepens our national platform for our regional, national, and international real estate clients.”
Fowler represents a range of commercial lending institutions, developers, operators, and investors in real estate acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, development projects, asset-based lending involving loan origination, restructurings, loan participations, note purchases, and commercial mortgage-backed securitizations.
“I am excited about the opportunity to bring leadership to the Denver real estate team, mentor younger attorneys, and expand my client base nationally and internationally,” said Fowler.
In a release, the firm said:
Fowler has a highly regarded commercial real estate finance practice, representing clients in the origination of multimillion dollar senior and mezzanine structured financings secured by all sectors of commercial real estate, including hotel, mixed use condominium projects, retail, office and industrial portfolios. On the investor side, Fowler advises commercial real estate developers and private equity firms in the structuring and negotiation of large portfolio acquisitions and dispositions and multi-tiered construction and permanent loan transactions, including workouts and restructurings.
“Many of us at Hogan Lovells have known Lea Ann and worked with her for many years,” said Cole Finegan, Regional Managing Partner at Hogan Lovells. “We are very pleased that such a prominent real estate and finance lawyer will now be part of our local, national, and global efforts.”
Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Fowler was a shareholder at Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP. She earned her J.D. from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law and her B.B.A. in Finance from Southern Methodist University.