Susan Elliott is a member of the Real Estate & Commercial Development Practice Group at Parker Poe. She has more than 20 years of commercial real estate experience in private practice and as in-house real estate counsel.
While in-house at HD Supply Inc., Susan was responsible for the legal aspects of all real estate transactions for the enterprise, with properties located in 48 states and seven Canadian provinces. A majority of the locations were leased properties, which included office, industrial, and mixed-use spaces. She drafted, negotiated, documented, and resolved disputes in connection with the real estate transactions and operations for the company. In addition, she counseled associates in multiple lines of businesses, as well as C-suite executives and cross functional teams, in connection with real estate matters.
During her private practice, Susan served as national portfolio counsel to a major real estate company with more than 200 properties consisting of retail, office, industrial, multifamily, and storage. She assisted her client in leasing, selling, purchasing, lending, and dispute resolution.
Susan has a broad range of commercial real estate experience in addition to her leasing specialty. She has represented a regional banking institution and other companies in acquiring, developing, operating, and disposing of their corporate sites. Further, Susan has represented a major capital company in multiple loan transactions for income producing properties, including office, warehouse, new construction, self-storage, multifamily, and retail. These matters included new loans, modification of existing loans, workouts, and foreclosures.