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Jay Wardlaw

Partner

Atlanta
Direct: (404) 881-5478
Fax: (404) 892-7056
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Mr. Wardlaw is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group of the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw.  He has extensive experience representing lenders in commercial mortgage loan transactions, including both construction and permanent loans, and also has significant experience in representing developers, borrowers, sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants in a variety of other commercial real estate transactions.  His representation of lender clients has included experience as lead attorney for a number of hotel loans over during the past two years, including both construction and permanent loans, loans involving both franchised and flag-managed hotel properties, and loans involving special structuring issues to minimize the borrower’s UBIT liability.

Mr. Wardlaw is a partner in the Real Estate Practice Group of the Atlanta office of Seyfarth Shaw.  He has extensive experience representing lenders in commercial mortgage loan transactions, including both construction and permanent loans, and also has significant experience in representing developers, borrowers, sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants in a variety of other commercial real estate transactions.  His representation of lender clients has included experience as lead attorney for a number of hotel loans over during the past two years, including both construction and permanent loans, loans involving both franchised and flag-managed hotel properties, and loans involving special structuring issues to minimize the borrower’s UBIT liability.

Education

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law (1997)
    with distinction
    Managing Editor of Bankruptcy Developments Journal
    Order of the Coif
  • B.A., Rhodes College (1994)
    cum laude

Admissions

  • Georgia

Affiliations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Commercial Mortgage Securities Association
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association