Philadelphia, Oct. 19, 2016 — Cozen O’Connor is pleased to welcome Laura B. Sorscher as a member of its national Real Estate practice, one of the premiere such practices in the country.
Laura Sorscher is an experienced transactional attorney, who spent her early years as an associate and then a partner in the real estate department of a nationally recognized law firm, followed by 11 years serving initially as in-house counsel and then as general counsel of the bank affiliate of a national financial services company in suburban Philadelphia. In addition to her experience in handling real estate matters, she has throughout her career handled diverse commercial transactions, including business and commercial contracting, commercial financings, technology licensing, and bank regulatory compliance.
“With 25 years of commercial law experience, Laura is a highly regarded transactional lawyer who provides solutions-oriented counsel to help her clients achieve their business objectives,” said Bernard Lee, co-chair of Cozen O’Connor’s Real Estate Practice Group. “Her extensive background in real estate and transactions coupled with the respect she has in this area of law will be an asset to our clients, and the firm is thrilled to welcome her to our already robust real estate team.”
Cozen O’Connor’s national real estate group has experienced significant growth in the last several years. The firm’s team of real estate lawyers represents regional and national developers, REITS and other public companies, owners, builders, manager, private equity funds, institutional and private investors, banks, and governments in acquisitions and dispositions, development, financing, leasing and the management of real estate.
Laura Sorscher received her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania School of Law and her B.S. degree from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Most recently Laura was a partner at law firm Baer Crossey McDemus. Prior to joining that firm, Ms. Sorscher had her own legal practice representing individuals and businesses in real estate, financing and commercial contract matters.
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Established in 1970 and ranked among the top 100 law firms in America, Cozen O’Connor has more than 600 attorneys who help clients manage risk and make better business decisions. The firm counsels clients on their most sophisticated legal matters in all areas of the law, including litigation, corporate and regulatory law. Representing a broad array of leading global corporations and middle market companies, Cozen O’Connor services its clients’ needs through 24 offices across two continents.