Dawn Helms Sharff - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Dawn Helms Sharff

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009
Phone: 205-521-8200

Dawn has broad experience representing both lenders and borrowers in commercial lending transactions, with a particular emphasis on transactions involving commercial real estate. She also represents public companies, privately held entities and individuals in all types of commercial real estate transactions, including the buying, selling, leasing and developing of commercial real estate nationwide.

Dawn represents a number of financial institutions on syndicated and non-syndicated construction loans, interim and permanent loans, subscription facilities, corporate revolvers and other commercial financing transactions. Dawn's commercial real estate practice includes representation of large companies that own and/or lease real estate assets across the United States as a part of their business operations, as well as developers of projects nationwide. She has closed transactions involving multifamily, retail, office, healthcare, condominium and timber properties. Dawn serves as primary outside counsel for a student housing developer with projects across the country, and she, along with the legal team she has assembled, coordinates all real estate acquisition, development and financing matters for that client. Dawn is listed inChambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the Banking & Finance and Real Estate categories and in The Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law.

Birmingham-Southern CollegeBS University of VirginiaJ.D. 1994
American Bar AssociationAlabama State Bar AssociationBirmingham Bar Association

Case History

syndicated subscription line facility — I represented the Administrative Agent on a $165,000,000 secured subscription facility.
inpatient rehabilitation hospital projects — I represented a publicly traded company in the land acquisition, development and sale and leaseback of inpatient hospitals in Virginia and Arizona.
syndicated secured construction loan facility — I represented the Borrowers and Guarantors in a $160,000,000 syndicted construction facility secured by multiple student housing projects across the country.

Office Location

One Federal Place
1819 Fifth Avenue North
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Closings, Commercial, Commercial Landlord Tenant, Development, Finance, Office Buildings, Real Property Law, Shopping Center Transactions, Tax Certiorari, Transactions)

Other Information

Gender: Female