Susan Jennifer Booth

Holland & Knight
Los Angeles

Practice Area: Real Estate

BTI Client Service All Star History
  • 2017
  • 2019
All Star


“Ms. Booth has always got the right answers.”
“She's always one step ahead of everyone else.” 


"Since my clients rely upon me to advise them in consensual transactions involving multiple parties, I take a holistic approach to each situation. I combine my knowledge of the clients’ industries, the unique elements of their businesses, and their specific project objectives with my best assessment of the motivations and objectives of the other parties to develop and navigate a path that maximizes the successful outcome for my clients."

– Susan Jennifer Booth


Susan J. Booth is a Los Angeles real estate attorney with a national practice focused primarily on purchase, sale and capital market transactions involving data centers, hotels, office buildings, multifamily developments, shopping centers, industrial parks, senior-living centers and mixed-use projects. Ms. Booth represents domestic and international commercial banks, pension funds, private equity funds, debt funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and family offices and has closed more than $1 billion in transactions in each of the past several years.

Ms. Booth’s extensive capital markets experience includes both commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS) and portfolio loans (acquisition, development, construction, revolving, bridge, term, permanent, mezzanine, EB-5 and Sharia compliant), syndication and participation arrangements, joint venture agreements and mortgage loan portfolio sales/acquisitions. Even in the best of times, a portion of her practice is dedicated to assisting mortgage and mezzanine lenders, equity players and borrowers in developing and implementing strategies to resolve the issues arising from non-performing real estate assets. She has written and spoken extensively on loan workouts, options for handling troubled real estate assets, considerations in foreclosure and navigating through California’s anti-deficiency laws.

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