Jackie Bozzuto, Laura Walda Named CREW Orlando Celebration of Champions Award Winners
Lowndes is pleased to announce that shareholders Jackie Bozzuto and Laura Walda were recognized as CREW Orlando 2022 Celebration of Champions Award Winners. CREW Orlando is a chapter of CREW Network which is the premier business network dedicated to transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women globally.
Bozzuto received the Distinguished Leader Award by CREW Orlando. The award honors a CREW Orlando member who consistently exemplifies the traits of outstanding leadership and mentorship, including integrity, ability to inspire action, authenticity, decisiveness, fostering success in others, persistence & dedication, accountability & responsibility, and strategic thinking.
Walda was a corecipient of the Outstanding Networking Achievement Award. The award recognizes an outstanding networking experience between two or more members of CREW Orlando and/or CREW Network.
As chair of the firm's Hospitality & Leisure Group, Bozzuto has extensive experience mapping out strategies for real estate development and finance for the hospitality industry and beyond. She has also represented clients acquiring hundred-million-dollar portfolios out of bankruptcy estates, as well as other multi-site and multi-state purchases and sales. In addition, she assists foreign entities and individuals with setting up optimal tax structures for ownership of residential and commercial property in the U.S.
A member of the firm's 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.