Lauren M. Johansson

Associate

Orlando
T +1.407.649.3920
F +1.407.841.0168

Overview

Lauren Johansson focuses her practice on real estate law, with a concentration on land use, leasing and environmental issues. Aware of the depth of her responsibility and the need for versatile advocacy, she utilizes creative and thoughtful means of representation.

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  • Assisted with a 1031 exchange in the sale of real property for a foreign client investing in U.S. property. Negotiated deal points of sale and the subsequent acquisition, including review of contracts, drafting and editing documents, and negotiations with the other side. Assisted with reinvesting the proceeds for the subsequent purchase of multiple properties.
  • Provided counseling to a pipeline manufacturer on regulatory compliance with entities that govern interstate relations with pipeline and bulk fuel storage facilities. Ensured that the client remained compliant with constantly changing statutes and regulations.
  • Assisted with due diligence of a timeshare acquisition by a nationally known timeshare company. 
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Experience

  • Assisted with a 1031 exchange in the sale of real property for a foreign client investing in U.S. property. Negotiated deal points of sale and the subsequent acquisition, including review of contracts, drafting and editing documents, and negotiations with the other side. Assisted with reinvesting the proceeds for the subsequent purchase of multiple properties.
  • Provided counseling to a pipeline manufacturer on regulatory compliance with entities that govern interstate relations with pipeline and bulk fuel storage facilities. Ensured that the client remained compliant with constantly changing statutes and regulations.
  • Assisted with due diligence of a timeshare acquisition by a nationally known timeshare company. 

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Florida Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association

Pro Bono

  • Working to petition for a guardian advocate for a client's disabled son. Achieved the appointment of a guardian advocate so the client can provide the necessary authorization for her son's medical needs. 
  • Represents the best interests of children who are navigating the court system due to suspected neglect, abuse or abandonment. Attends hearings, advocates for children and provides recommendations to courts as guardian ad litem

Prior Positions

  • United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Florida, Economic and Environmental Crimes Section: Summer Clerk

Admissions

  • Florida

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2012; summa cum laude; Member, University of Miami Law Review; Order of the Coif; Charles C. Papy Moot Court Board
  • B.A., International Studies, University of North Florida, 2008, magna cum laude