Michele S. Loudermilk

Partner

Michele’s career in commercial leasing,  real estate acquisition, disposition, and financing spans more than 25 years, 12 of which were as in house counsel to one of Hawaii’s largest real estate companies; an experience that gives her a practical perspective with unique insight on client service.

Michele’s law practice has covered a wide range of areas including extensive retail, industrial, and office leasing, acquisitions and dispositions of real estate, commercial loan management and workouts for institutional lenders, and commercial loan transactions ranging from $200,000 to $750,000,000.

For more than a decade, Michele served as Associate General Counsel for Alexander & Baldwin, an experience that gives her unique expertise collaborating on projects with various departments and corporate divisions. This role has also provided Michele with a practical approach to problem solving and helping clients achieve their goals.

Leasing

  • Counsel for shopping center landlords in connection with commercial leases to national and big box tenants
  • Counsel for office building and condominium project landlords in connection with leases to office and retail tenants
  • Counsel for landlords in connection with industrial space and ground leases

Acquisitions and Dispositions

  • Counsel for buyers of $373 million commercial portfolio
  • Counsel for buyer of 185K medical office building portfolio
  • Counsel for buyer of $130 million residential portfolio
  • Counsel for buyers and sellers of various office and industrial buildings
  • Counsel for buyers and sellers of various shopping centers

Financing

  • Counsel for borrower in $400 million corporate financing
  • Counsel for borrower in $120 million construction loan
  • Counsel for borrower in $177 million construction loan
  • Counsel for large institutional Hawaii lender in restructuring commercial loan portfolios
  • Counsel for large institutional Hawaii lender in sales of managed assets
  • Counsel for institutional lenders in real estate secured loans, loan participations and syndications, and corporate financings
  • Counsel for landlords in connection with commercial ground leases and pad leases

Education

  • J.D. (1990), William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
  • B.A. Journalism (1987), University of Oregon
  • B.A. Romance Languages, French and Spanish (1987) University of Oregon

Admissions

  • Hawaii State Bar (1990)
  • United States District Court for the District of Hawaii (1990)

Memberships

  • Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Real Property & Financial Services Section, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Corporate (In House) Counsel Section, Hawaii State Bar Association
  • Hawaii Real Estate Commission, Commissioner 2004-2012
    • Chair, Condominium Review Committee 2009-2012
    • Vice Chair, Laws and Rules Committee 2006-2009
    • Vice Chair, Condominium Review Committee 2005-2006

Community Involvement

  • Family Programs Hawaii, Director, 2016-present
  • Hawaii Nature Center, Director, 2016-present