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DAVID Lawrence is a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, and is based in the firm’s Dallas office. He focuses his practice on commercial real estate development and finance matters. Lawrence’s practice includes representing both lenders and borrowers in a variety of loan origination transactions for interim, construction and permanent financing, and in connection with working out existing loans. He also represents real estate developers in connection with the acquisition, sale, financing, leasing and development of real estate, including multifamily, office, retail, industrial, hospitality and mixed-use properties. Lawrence has represented a range of developers in drafting and negotiations related to purchase and sale agreements, joint venture and preferred equity agreements, financing documents and closing documents. He also has experience related to obtaining financing for Property Assessed Clean Energy loans on commercial property. D Magazine has named Lawrence as one of its Top Lawyers Under 40 from 2019-2022, and also one of its Top Lawyers in DFW for 2020-2022. The Legal 500 US also recognizes him as a Recommended Attorney. Lawrence earned BBA, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame, and a JD, cum laude, from the SMU Dedman School of Law. Lawrence’s great grandparents, Catherine O’Malley and John Breslin, were natives of Glenties-Lettermacaward, Co. Donegal.