Cindy A. Brazell is a partner in Holland & Knight's Atlanta office and co-chairs the firm's Financial Services Practice Group. She is a financial services attorney who focuses on a wide range of complex commercial and banking transactions, real estate finance and related matters.

Ms. Brazell has extensive experience representing banks and other financial institutions in leveraged finance, asset-based lending, and other secured and unsecured lending transactions, with specific industry experience in healthcare and media/communications.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Brazell was a financial services attorney for a large international law firm in Atlanta.


  • Mercer University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Clemson University, B.S.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Georgia
  • Atlanta Bar Association, Business and Finance Section 
  • Atlanta Women's Foundation, Alumni Board
  • Atlanta Women's Foundation, Past Chair
  • Mercer Law Review, Managing Editor
Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Atlanta Commercial Finance Lawyer of the Year, 2022; Atlanta Banking and Finance Lawyer of the Year, 2024
  • The Best Lawyers in America guide, Banking and Finance Law, 2018-2024; Commercial Finance Law, 2021-2024
  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Banking & Finance, 2009-2024
  • Leadership Atlanta, Class of 2011