Laurie C. Satel, ESQ.

Partner & Founder
(813) 563-0636


Laurie C. Satel focuses on the practice areas of commercial finance, real estate transactions, and business law with an emphasis on the representation of financial institutions involved with SBA lending programs. Laurie represents financial institutions nationwide, including regional and community banks, non-bank lenders, and private lenders in providing debt to clients. She regularly represents lenders in structuring debt financing for a wide range of industries, including hospitality, commercial and residential development, manufacturing, industrial, and multifamily investment. Laurie has closed hundreds of commercial finance transactions and has extensive experience in drafting and negotiating loan documents. Ms. Satel was born in Atlanta, Georgia and was raised in Reston, Virginia. She has been a resident of the Tampa Bay area since 2005.

Education & Associations

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.
  • Estate Planning Certification – University of Florida Levin College of Law
  • University of Virginia, B.A.
Honors & Recognition
  • Recognized as a "Rising Star" by SuperLawyers
  • Recipient of Elite Lawyer Award
  • The Florida Bar
  • The American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Real Property, Probate & Trust Law Section (RPPTL)
  • Hillsborough County Association of Women Lawyers
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
Honors & Awards
  • National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL)
  • Florida Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (FLAGGL)
  • National Association of Development Companies (NADCO)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW)