Carolina DiGiorgio focuses her practice on real estate, commercial finance and other general corporate matters.
Ms. DiGiorgio’s client representations include:
- Real Estate - drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on contracts, deeds and lease agreements; assisting with real estate loans and drafting loan documentation; representing property owners in connection with real estate tax exemption/assessment appeals
- Commercial Finance - representing lenders, investors/insurers and borrowers in risk assessment and loss mitigation efforts in connection with commercial, asset-based and real estate secured transactions; assisting with commercial loans and drafting loan documentation
- General Corporate - advising on corporate and transactional matters, including management agreements, franchise agreements and contracts; handling the formation of business entities
Ms. DiGiorgio is a member of the firm's Diversity Group and Hiring Committee. Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, she served as a judicial clerk for the Hon. George L. Seltzer of the State of New Jersey, Superior Court, Appellate Division, where she drafted appellate advisory legal memoranda on civil and criminal matters.
A native of Honduras, Ms. DiGiorgio is active in the Latino community. In 2012, she was appointed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett to the Governor’s Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs, the Commonwealth's advocate agency for its Latino community. She also serves as a board member of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, a nationally recognized Pennsylvania nonprofit organization which provides services to the Latino community in Philadelphia in the areas of education, employment, family support, and health and wellness. In addition, Ms. DiGiorgio is a member of the board of directors of the Pan-American Academy Charter School, a charter school providing high-quality education to students in eastern North Philadelphia.
Ms. DiGiorgio is a member of the Philadelphia Facilities Task Force which is responsible for reviewing all real estate and utilities owned or leased by Philadelphia to determine avenues for cost savings. She was previously an alternate member of the Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission, the committee charged with the responsibility of redrafting the Philadelphia Zoning Code and remapping the City of Philadelphia.