Kimberly Lucas is an associate in the New York and Washington, D.C. offices of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Real Estate Practice.

Ms. Lucas' practice focuses on all aspects of commercial real estate law including commercial mortgage loan transactions, joint ventures, commercial dispositions and acquisitions, development projects, and leasing matters.

Her finance experience includes representing financial institutions and borrowers in connection with syndicated lending transactions, preferred equity and private equity transactions, commercial mortgage and mezzanine loan originations and restructurings, construction financings, and sale leaseback transactions, secured by both single assets and multiple property portfolios for a range of property types including hotels, office buildings, shopping centers, mixed-use projects, single and multi-family residences, office buildings, and industrial plants, as well as performing and non-performing loan assets.

Ms. Lucas also has considerable experience with the real estate aspects of mergers and acquisitions, project finance, corporate banking, and secured high yield transactions.

Ms. Lucas has represented both purchasers and sellers in acquisitions and sales of various types of commercial real estate, including hotels and resorts, mixed-use projects and condominiums, healthcare facilities, retail centers, single and multi-family residential portfolios, office buildings, and industrial and manufacturing facilities. She has also been involved in the structuring of entities and the transfer of partnership, corporate, and limited liability company interests in connection with real estate transactions. In addition, Ms. Lucas's experience includes the negotiation of commercial leases and subleases on behalf of both landlord and tenant for office and retail space.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, Harvard Law School, 2011
    cum laude
  • BA, Swarthmore College, 2003