Lori L. Moore

Shareholder, Shareholder-in-Charge of Fort Myers Office
Fort Myers
2320 First Street
Suite 1000
Fort Myers, FL 33901
P 239.338.4248
F 239.337.0970
P 239.338.4248 | F 239.337.0970



Overview

Lori focuses her practice in banking and commercial real estate, with extensive experience handling financial transactions and loan workouts from both the lender and borrower perspectives. Lori's practice also includes representation of owners, developers, and companies in real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, and title claims work, and corporate governance and transactional matters.

Lori spent a number of years practicing in real estate and commercial litigation, and has been involved in both trials and dispute resolution in connection therewith. Lori’s exposure and litigation experience allows her to uniquely analyze real estate issues from both a litigation and transactional perspective.

Lori is Board Certified in Real Estate by The Florida Bar and listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2018).

Experience

Banking Transactions

  • Represents institutional and private lenders with a broad spectrum of commercial and asset-based lending and financing transactions, including real estate finance, construction financing, equipment financing, mezzanine and bridge financing, and participation and intercreditor agreements

Real Estate Transactions

  • Represents landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions, including negotiating and drafting and enforcement

Corporate Transactions

  • Business entity formation, acquisition and sales

Marina Projects

  • Represents developers and managers in connection with marina projects, including submerged land and leasing issues
Services

Industries

Education

  1. University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
  2. University of North Florida, B.A.
    • summa cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Real Estate by The Florida Bar

Recognitions

  • Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2010-2014)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2019-2021)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2018-2021)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Southwest Florida Chapter, Board of Directors (2014-Present) and President (2016)
    • CREW Network Communication and Editorial Committee (2018-Present)
  • Real Estate Investment Society of Lee County (REIS)
    • Board of Governors (2018-Present)
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Florida Bar Journal, News Editorial Board, Past Member
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwest Florida
Community Affiliations
  • Fort Myers Track Club, Board of Directors (2008-Present)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Will Cannabis Ever Be Legalized at the Federal Level? (Jun 11, 2021)
    Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Opens for Small Businesses, Hotels, & Restaurants (Jan 14, 2021)
    Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Opens for Small Healthcare Service Providers (Jan 14, 2021)
    The Eleventh Circuit Decides that Chapter 11 Debtors in Possession Cannot Receive Loans Under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) (Jan 6, 2021)
    Congress Passes COVID-Related Tax Relief (Dec 31, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    "Choosing the Right Florida Business Entity" - SCORE Southwest Florida Mentoring Boot Camp (2018)
    "The New Market Reality for Commercial Real Estate" - Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
    "Legal Issues Relating to Commercial Properties" - Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
    "Commercial Real Estate Leases and Sales Contracts" - Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
    "Negotiating and Enforcing Commercial Leases" - Florida Gulf Coast University Entrepreneur's Law School
  3. Firm News
    Nine Roetzel & Andress Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Florida Super Lawyers (Jun 24, 2021)
    Seventy Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© List; Ten Named “Lawyer of the Year” (Aug 20, 2020)
    Eleven Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Florida Super Lawyers or Rising Stars (Jun 4, 2020)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    Roetzel Announces Attorneys Named Among 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Jun 6, 2019)

Overview

Lori focuses her practice in banking and commercial real estate, with extensive experience handling financial transactions and loan workouts from both the lender and borrower perspectives. Lori's practice also includes representation of owners, developers, and companies in real estate transactions, including acquisitions, sales, leasing, and title claims work, and corporate governance and transactional matters.

Lori spent a number of years practicing in real estate and commercial litigation, and has been involved in both trials and dispute resolution in connection therewith. Lori’s exposure and litigation experience allows her to uniquely analyze real estate issues from both a litigation and transactional perspective.

Lori is Board Certified in Real Estate by The Florida Bar and listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2018).

Experience

Banking Transactions

  • Represents institutional and private lenders with a broad spectrum of commercial and asset-based lending and financing transactions, including real estate finance, construction financing, equipment financing, mezzanine and bridge financing, and participation and intercreditor agreements

Real Estate Transactions

  • Represents landlords and tenants in commercial leasing transactions, including negotiating and drafting and enforcement

Corporate Transactions

  • Business entity formation, acquisition and sales

Marina Projects

  • Represents developers and managers in connection with marina projects, including submerged land and leasing issues

Education

  1. University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D.
    • cum laude
  2. University of North Florida, B.A.
    • summa cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Florida
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  2. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Real Estate by The Florida Bar

Recognitions

  • Board Certified in Real Estate Law by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyers - Rising Star" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2010-2014)
  • Selected as a "Florida Super Lawyer" by Florida Super Lawyers Magazine (2019-2021)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law (2018-2021)

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), Southwest Florida Chapter, Board of Directors (2014-Present) and President (2016)
    • CREW Network Communication and Editorial Committee (2018-Present)
  • Real Estate Investment Society of Lee County (REIS)
    • Board of Governors (2018-Present)
  • The Florida Bar
  • The Florida Bar Journal, News Editorial Board, Past Member
  • Lee County Bar Association
  • Mortgage Bankers Association of Southwest Florida
Community Affiliations
  • Fort Myers Track Club, Board of Directors (2008-Present)

Insights

  1. Alerts
    Will Cannabis Ever Be Legalized at the Federal Level? (Jun 11, 2021)
    Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Opens for Small Businesses, Hotels, & Restaurants (Jan 14, 2021)
    Paycheck Protection Program Second Draw Opens for Small Healthcare Service Providers (Jan 14, 2021)
    The Eleventh Circuit Decides that Chapter 11 Debtors in Possession Cannot Receive Loans Under the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) (Jan 6, 2021)
    Congress Passes COVID-Related Tax Relief (Dec 31, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    "Choosing the Right Florida Business Entity" - SCORE Southwest Florida Mentoring Boot Camp (2018)
    "The New Market Reality for Commercial Real Estate" - Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
    "Legal Issues Relating to Commercial Properties" - Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
    "Commercial Real Estate Leases and Sales Contracts" - Real Estate Investment Society (REIS)
    "Negotiating and Enforcing Commercial Leases" - Florida Gulf Coast University Entrepreneur's Law School
  3. Firm News
    Nine Roetzel & Andress Attorneys Recognized in 2021 Florida Super Lawyers (Jun 24, 2021)
    Seventy Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© List; Ten Named “Lawyer of the Year” (Aug 20, 2020)
    Eleven Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Florida Super Lawyers or Rising Stars (Jun 4, 2020)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    Roetzel Announces Attorneys Named Among 2019 Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Jun 6, 2019)