S. Jex Lawrence

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Mr. Lawrence is an associate in the corporate department of the firm’s Denver office. He focuses his practice on a variety of real estate, corporate, and commercial finance matters. Mr. Lawrence represents commercial lenders, project borrowers, community development entities, tax credit investors and other investors in a variety of transactions throughout the country, including commercial lending, tax-exempt bond financing, real estate development projects, sales and acquisitions, and leasing.

Mr. Lawrence has an active practice as counsel to several national banks with lending platforms providing preconstruction, construction, permanent, and bridge loans for affordable housing projects involving federal and state tax credit programs. He has also assisted lenders on mortgage and mezzanine loans secured by multifamily mixed-use, office and retail developments, and hotel projects. In addition, Mr. Lawrence routinely counsels tax credit syndicators and investors in real estate development transactions involving low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC) and new markets tax credits (NMTC). He also represents investors in a variety of related matters including drafting and negotiation of real estate, corporate, and partnership documents.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock, Mr. Lawrence served as Associate Underwriting Counsel in the national commercial services division of a title insurance company. Drawing from his prior experience in the title insurance industry, Mr. Lawrence helps clients successfully navigate the due diligence review of corporate documentation, title and survey reports, construction contracts, environmental assessments, zoning and land use issues, and permitting.


Contributing Author: Cyanide, Mining, and the Environment, 30 PACE ENVNTL. L. REV. 869 (2012)