Shannon A. Kidwell

Counsel

Atlanta
T +1.404.256.8416
F +1.404.459.5734

Overview

Shannon Kidwell has more than 12 years of experience as a commercial real estate lawyer who counsels real estate investment trusts (REITs), healthcare systems and other businesses. She is proactive and thoughtful in considering the business goals of her clients and offers practical advice that addresses both essential legal details and "big picture" concerns. Shannon has significant experience as in-house counsel for a national REIT, for which she handled commercial leasing across all property types, as well as the acquisition and disposition of improved and unimproved real estate.

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  • Represented a national REIT in a $35 million land disposition in Virginia to a premier aerospace company.
  • Represented a national REIT in the negotiation of loan documents, preparation of closing documents and resolution of lender due diligence matters in connection with the collateral substitution of 21 properties located in multiple states to facilitate a $1.08 billion asset sale.
  • Represented a national REIT in the negotiation of loan documents, preparation of closing documents and resolution of lender due diligence matters for CMBS loans encumbering multiple properties in several states.
  • Represented a national REIT in the negotiation and administration of a $100 million-plus land disposition to the U.S. Army in connection with a Base Realignment and Closure in northern Virginia.

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Experience

  • Represented a national REIT in a $35 million land disposition in Virginia to a premier aerospace company.
  • Represented a national REIT in the negotiation of loan documents, preparation of closing documents and resolution of lender due diligence matters in connection with the collateral substitution of 21 properties located in multiple states to facilitate a $1.08 billion asset sale.
  • Represented a national REIT in the negotiation of loan documents, preparation of closing documents and resolution of lender due diligence matters for CMBS loans encumbering multiple properties in several states.
  • Represented a national REIT in the negotiation and administration of a $100 million-plus land disposition to the U.S. Army in connection with a Base Realignment and Closure in northern Virginia.
  • Represented a national REIT in connection with commercial leasing matters across all property types, with an annual aggregate gross lease value in excess of $68 million.
  • Represents a major healthcare system in connection with the preparation and administration of Stark- and Anti-Kickback-compliant ground leases, leases, subleases, timeshares and other occupancy agreements.
  • Represents a major healthcare system in connection with the negotiation of ground leases and air space leases for the development, lease and restriction of medical and traditional office buildings located on and off hospital campuses.
  • Represents a major healthcare system in connection with the acquisition of land and the development of medical offices, hospitals and other hospital-related facilities.
  • Represents a major healthcare system in connection with strategic planning related to locating hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers and other medical operations.

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Industries

Prior Positions

  • McKenna Long & Aldridge: Of Counsel
  • Duke Realty Corporation: Attorney

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Virginia

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2002
  • B.S., West Virginia University, 1991