When she is not working, Dawn enjoys going to the gym, reading, spending time with her husband and two daughters, and watching the Atlanta Braves. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Women's Foundation of Alabama.
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® Real Estate Law, 2009-2023 Banking and Finance Law, 2019-2023 Listed in Chambers USA Banking & Finance, 2008-2019 Real Estate, 2007-2009, 2014-2022 Listed in Birmingham Business Journal "Best of the Bar," 2022 "Birmingham Power 60: Magic City's Most Influential Executives," 2020-2022 Listed in B-Metro "Top Lawyer," 2016-2020 "Top Women Lawyers," 2016-2020 Listed in BHM BIZ “Top Lawyers,” 2016 Listed in Birmingham Magazine, "Top Attorneys," Commercial Real Estate, 2016 Self-storage projects Represented developer in multiple real estate acquisition, joint venture and construction financing transactions for self-storage projects in multiple states. Serves as outside general counsel for self-storage developer and operator. Student housing project Represented developer in a real estate acquisition, joint venture and construction financing transaction for a 994-bed student housing community near Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. Senior housing projects Represented developer in multiple real estate acquisition, joint venture and construction financing transactions for assisted living/memory care communities in multiple states in the southeast. Sale of publicly traded REIT Represented publicly traded REIT in a sale/merger transaction with a total transaction value of $1.9 billion. Syndicated secured corporate revolver Represented borrower and guarantors in a $300 million syndicated corporate revolver and term loan facility. Inpatient rehabilitation hospital projects Represented publicly traded company in the land acquisition and development of multiple inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. Syndicated term loan Represented administrative agent in a syndicated term loan secured by 12 industrial properties. Multifamily properties acquisition transaction Represented buyer in transaction involving the acquisition of multifamily properties in Alabama and the assumption of existing debt. Securitized loans consent transaction Represented borrowers/guarantors in obtaining multiple consents/modifications on more than 20 securitized loans. Defeasance transaction Represented borrowers in defeasance of eight CMBS loans. REIT initial public offering Represented a real estate investment trust in an initial public offering of common stock generating proceeds in the amount of $354 million.