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Lauren C. Foster

Atlanta | 404.806.6529
Fax | 404.869.6972

Lauren Foster is a real estate and commercial development attorney who focuses her practice on title and survey needs for her clients.

Lauren assists her clients with complex title insurance and structuring issues. She negotiates proforma title insurance policies and endorsements as well as finalizes surveys for closings of nationwide deals valued up to $1 billion. Lauren also reviews zoning and environmental reports for red-flag property issues and advises clients on risks and available indemnities. She also regularly prepares title objection letters and escrow instruction letters, and reviews easements, leases, covenants, conditions, restrictions (CC&Rs), and reciprocal easement agreements (REAs), among other documents. Lauren also assists clients with due diligence related to mergers and acquisitions.

Prior to joining Parker Poe, Lauren served as a real estate attorney for one of the world's top 50 largest law firms. She also worked for the country's largest title insurance and settlement company, where she made underwriting determinations, conducted title examinations and escrow closings on commercial properties worth up to $400 million, and resolved title insurance claims.

Lauren earned her law degree from Vanderbilt University and her undergraduate degree from George Washington University.

Representative Experience

Acquisitions & Dispositions

  • Represented buyer of apartment complex in Orlando, Florida.
  • Represented owner of five concert venues in obtaining financing.
  • Represented developer in public-private partnership for a mixed-use stadium site in New York City.
  • Represented joint-venture partner in sponsorship of multifamily developments.
  • Represented buyer of vacant land in Phoenix, Arizona, for development of apartment complex.
  • Represented lender in acquiring five distressed brand-name hotel sites through deeds-in-lieu-of-foreclosure and securing ownership financing.
  • Represented foreign investor in acquisition of interest in a portfolio of California apartment complexes.
  • Represented buyer of office skyscraper in New York City.
  • Represented mezzanine financier of hotel developer in Times Square.


  • Represented lender in $1.5 billion financing of redeveloped multifamily community in San Francisco.
  • Represented lender in financing a portfolio of self-storage sites nationwide.
  • Represented lender in financing a multi-use mall in Burbank, California.
  • Represented lender in financing a water reuse project in Lea County, New Mexico.
  • Represented lender in financing 70 retail strip malls nationwide.
  • Represented developer in $15 million financing for restaurant and retail project in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Represented private lender in the development of a hotel in Healdsburg, California.
  • Represented lender in financing the development of data centers.
  • Represented lender in financing private student housing projects in College Station, Texas and Tallahassee, Florida.
  • Represented lender in $3 billion financing of flagship Las Vegas hotel.

Other Real Estate Counsel

  • Represented title insurer in litigation against its former agent.
  • Represented insured against its neighbor in quiet title action.
  • Represented insured bank against outstanding superior lienholder.

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