Eileen Scherlen Sommer
Eileen Scherlen Sommer has over 43 years of legal experience, focusing her practice on commercial real estate, business transactions, contracts, and commercial financing transactions. She is licensed to practice law in Texas.
A native of San Antonio, Texas, Ms. Sommer graduated under the Plan II Program from the University of Texas in Austin in 1978 (B.A., With High Honors) and remained in Austin to obtain her law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in December 1980 (J.D. With Honors). Previous to her practice with King & Sommer, PLLC, she joined the firm of Jackson Walker, L.L.P. in Dallas upon graduation from law school and became a partner of that firm in 1987. Ms. Sommer relocated to San Antonio with the opening of that firm’s San Antonio office in 1991, where she remained until August of 2007. Ms. Sommer co-founded the firm of King & Sommer, PLLC in August of 2007 and is one of its four managers.
Area of Practice and Expertise
Ms. Sommer has over 40 years of experience representing clients in various commercial transactions and business matters, including the acquisition, sale, financing, development, and leasing of commercial real estate (office, industrial, multifamily, retail, convenience stores and energy properties) and other assets (including airplanes, telecommunication towers, power plants and concrete plants). She is skilled in the preparation and negotiation of various contracts incident to the operation of a business and the development and ownership of real estate. Ms. Sommer also serves as local counsel on Texas law matters, including the issuance of legal opinions in financing transactions.
Ms. Sommer is Board Certified in the area of Commercial Real Estate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She has been rated by her peers with the Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” rating, the highest rating for both skill and integrity.
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