Elise Batsel practices in the areas of commercial real estate, land use and zoning. She represents developers and institutional lenders in all areas including real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financings and leasing transactions.
In the lending arena, her experience involves the representation of banks, finance companies and other institutional lenders in a variety of transactional specialties, including commercial/capital marketing loans and construction and permanent financings. Notably, Ms. Batsel has represented institutional lenders with Shari’ah- compliant finance and investment transactions. In addition, she has represented developers in the area of zoning and land use.
Ms. Batsel has represented national developers before various governmental bodies and helped them obtain entitlements in more than 40 counties and municipalities throughout the state of Florida.
Prior to joining Phelps Dunbar, Ms. Batsel served as general counsel for Richmond Baking Company and Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs for FrankCrum.