Bunnie Poullard brings to her clients a background in a wide range of business, finance and real estate matters, specifically regarding commercial finance; real estate finance; and purchase, sale and leasing transactions.
Bunnie represents both entrepreneurs and established businesses in entity formation, investment transactions, and drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements.
Bunnie works with institutional lenders and banks in commercial real estate debt financings, drafting loan documents, and performing due diligence for offices, industrial locations, retail shopping centers and hotel projects throughout the United States. She also represents investors in commercial property sales, acquisitions and financings, and assists with purchase and sale agreements, retail commercial leases, loan and organizational documents, and 1031 exchanges. In addition, she has represented a national cannabis retailer in real estate acquisitions and leasing.
Bunnie advises commercial brokerage clients on broker liability and compliance matters and has also conducted California Department of Real Estate Continuing Education courses in consumer protection.
Prior to joining Barnes & Thornburg, Bunnie was an attorney with a California-based law firm, was an extern with a London-based firm and completed a summer externship for the Honorable Sheri Bluebond, Chief Judge, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
Bunnie’s industry experience extends back to her pre-law school days, as she worked on the asset management team for a prominent Los Angeles commercial real estate lender, as well as at a boutique Los Angeles investment bank and a national investment bank.
Professional and Community Involvement
Volunteer, Christian Legal Aid of Los Angeles
Volunteer, Good Shepard Center for Homeless Women and Children
Communications Committee Chair, Pepperdine University Black Alumni Council