Samantha M. LaPine specializes in real estate and finance law. She has extensive experience in a broad range of transactional finance and real estate projects, including real estate financings, construction financings, acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures and leasing. Samantha is Chair of the firm's real estate finance group and is dual based in the firm's San Francisco and San Diego offices. Additionally, she is experienced in all stages of a comprehensive array of real estate asset types, including hotels and resorts, golf courses and entertainment facilities, office, bio-tech and tech campuses, retail, multi-family housing, low-income housing, planned residential communities, data centers, senior living and health care related properties.

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Experience

  • Bento Box Agrees to Sell to Fiserv 

  • SPAC BowX Agrees to $9 Billion Merger With WeWork 

  • Aligned Energy Raises $1 Billion Credit Facility 

  • Manchester Financial Closes $425 Million Refinance of Fairmont Austin Hotel 

  • Crown Bioscience Enters Merger Agreement With JSR Corporation 

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Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law
    JD, cum laude, 2001

  • Westminster College
    BA, Economics
    cum laude, 1998


Admissions & Credentials

California

Utah

Rankings & Accolades

    Los Angeles Magazine: Top Attorney in San Diego (2016)

    Southern California Super Lawyer (2014-2016)

    San Diego Super Lawyer (2014-2019)

    Top Women Attorney in Southern California (2014)  

    Legal 500: recognized for her work in Real Estate and Construction