Ms. Durio is a Partner at Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn and graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1987. In 1991, graduating cum laude, Ms. Durio received a Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University School of Law. Ms. Durio practices primarily in the areas of commercial real estate transactions and commercial litigation. She has represented numerous developers, property owners, national corporations and local buyers and sellers of real estate, landlords and tenants, investment and property-management companies and lenders in connection with the acquisition, development, leasing, financing and divestiture of commercial properties, condominiums, restaurants and hotel developments.
Ms. Durio has also significant civil litigation experience in state and federal courts in Louisiana representing individual and corporate clients in contract and commercial litigation matters.