Laura Walda Recognized with IU Maurer School of Law Distinguished Service Award
Lowndes is pleased to announce that shareholder Laura Walda was recognized with the Distinguished Service Award by the Indiana University Maurer School of Law. The Distinguished Service Award was established in 1997 to recognize graduates of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law who have distinguished themselves in service to their communities and the school in ways far exceeding traditional business, professional, and civic duties. Through their hard work, passion, and accomplishments, these alumni define Indiana Law's ideals for community service and serve as accomplished role models for the Law School and the greater community.
Walda is active in a variety of community and professional organizations, serving as past president of CREW Orlando and the Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens. She is 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.
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.