Ms. Lake, joined Delgado Fernández, LLC in 2018 as a Special Counsel. Her principal areas of practice include Real Estate, Banking, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions.

Prior to joining Delgado Fernandez, LLC, Ms. Lake was General Counsel to various entities involved in different business endeavors, thereby acquiring a wide range of legal, business and practical experience to assist her clients. Ms. Lake was Counsel to entities involved in the purchase and sale of distressed real estate; thereby acquiring extensive experience in conducting due diligence and in the negotiation and preparation of purchase and sale documentation for the purchase and sale of both loans and units. She has also worked extensively in the area of HOA and Condominium transfers. Ms. Lake was also Counsel to entity owning various shopping centers; handling all legal matters, including preparation of leases, amendments and other contracts with tenants and vendors, as well as assisted with legal and contractual matters relating to property damage and operational issues resulting from the hurricane casualty. As Counsel, Ms. Lake also worked extensively in the area of loan servicing for a financial institution, including loan and collateral document review and analysis, loan workouts and restructuring documentation, monitoring of compliance with affirmative covenants and asset preservation. As General Counsel, Ms. Lake has worked extensively with general corporate matters such as maintaining corporate books and records and the preparation of corporate resolutions for various entities and purposes.

Before working as General Counsel, Ms. Lake was a Partner at Goldman Antonetti & Cordova, PSC, where she specialized in Real Estate, Banking and Mergers and Acquisitions. She acted as Counsel in asset as well as stock purchase and sale transactions, counseling buyers and sellers. She counseled various local banks with respect to construction lending, collateral review and perfection, as well as loan restructuring and workouts. She also counseled various real estate developers on the purchase and development of real estate projects, both individual units and condominiums. Ms. Lake also advised clients on licensing, franchising and sales representative contracts.

Ms. Lake is also a Notary Public.

Ms. Lake is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Education

  • Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, Indiana, Juris Doctor, 1991
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Ma., B.S. in Finance, 1988

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Memberships

  • Puerto Rico Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association