Lauren M. Zidones

Associate
Akron
222 South Main Street
Suite 400
Akron, OH 44308
P 330.800.9266
F 330.376.4577
P 330.800.9266 | F 330.376.4577



Overview

Lauren focuses her practice on commercial real estate and general business law. She counsels buyers and sellers of real estate, homeowner associations and condominium associations, landlords and tenants, and real estate developers. In addition, she advises for-profit and non-profit entities on entity selection, formation, and corporate governance matters.

Experience
  • Negotiates commercial real estate purchase agreements to maximize interests and reduce risks on behalf of the client
  • Coordinates and analyzes due diligence activities in connection with commercial real estate transactions including title review, environmental assessments, surveys, and property documentation
  • Negotiates leases on behalf of commercial landlords and tenants
  • Coordinates and drafts organizational documents and closing documents for commercial real estate transactions
  • Drafts corporate documents such as by-laws, operating agreements, shareholder resolutions, member buy/sell or redemption agreements, and corporate policies
Services

Industries

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
    • Student Bar Association, President
    • Akron Bar Association, Ex-Officio Director
    • Student Disciplinary Committee, Student Representative
    • Akron Law Review, Assistant Editor
    • Akron Law Admissions Office, Student Ambassador
    • The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi, Member
  2. Kent State University, B.A., Paralegal Studies & Criminal Justice
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio

Recognitions

  • Named to Crain's Cleveland Business list of "20 in their Twenties" (2022)
  • Greater Akron Chamber's 30 for the Future, award recipient (2022) 

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
    • Women in Law Committee Member
    • New Lawyers Committee Member
  • Greater Akron Chamber - Women's Network Leadership Institute's 2023 Leading With Strength series, participant
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Greater Akron Chapter
Community Affiliations
  • Keep Akron Beautiful, Board Member 
  • Red Cross - Greater Akron and Mahoning Valley, Board Member
  • Akron Law Alumni Association, Board Member
  • ighland Square Neighborhood Association (2021-2023)

Insights

Overview

Lauren focuses her practice on commercial real estate and general business law. She counsels buyers and sellers of real estate, homeowner associations and condominium associations, landlords and tenants, and real estate developers. In addition, she advises for-profit and non-profit entities on entity selection, formation, and corporate governance matters.

Experience
  • Negotiates commercial real estate purchase agreements to maximize interests and reduce risks on behalf of the client
  • Coordinates and analyzes due diligence activities in connection with commercial real estate transactions including title review, environmental assessments, surveys, and property documentation
  • Negotiates leases on behalf of commercial landlords and tenants
  • Coordinates and drafts organizational documents and closing documents for commercial real estate transactions
  • Drafts corporate documents such as by-laws, operating agreements, shareholder resolutions, member buy/sell or redemption agreements, and corporate policies

Education

  1. The University of Akron School of Law, J.D.
    • magna cum laude
    • Student Bar Association, President
    • Akron Bar Association, Ex-Officio Director
    • Student Disciplinary Committee, Student Representative
    • Akron Law Review, Assistant Editor
    • Akron Law Admissions Office, Student Ambassador
    • The International Legal Honor Society of Phi Delta Phi, Member
  2. Kent State University, B.A., Paralegal Studies & Criminal Justice
    • magna cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio

Recognitions

  • Named to Crain's Cleveland Business list of "20 in their Twenties" (2022)
  • Greater Akron Chamber's 30 for the Future, award recipient (2022) 

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Akron Bar Association
    • Women in Law Committee Member
    • New Lawyers Committee Member
  • Greater Akron Chamber - Women's Network Leadership Institute's 2023 Leading With Strength series, participant
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Greater Akron Chapter
Community Affiliations
  • Keep Akron Beautiful, Board Member 
  • Red Cross - Greater Akron and Mahoning Valley, Board Member
  • Akron Law Alumni Association, Board Member
  • ighland Square Neighborhood Association (2021-2023)