Carlos represents developers, public companies, privately held entities and individuals in all types of commercial, industrial, and luxury residential real estate transactions, including the buying, selling, leasing and developing of real estate nationwide. He also has broad experience representing both lenders and borrowers in commercial lending transactions, with a particular emphasis on transactions involving commercial and industrial real estate.

Carlos is a licensed title agent for First American Title Insurance Company of Louisiana and has been an approved closing attorney for most banks and lending institutions in the State of Louisiana for many years.

His commercial real estate practice also includes representation of developers, as well as large companies that own and/or lease real estate assets across the United States as a part of their business operations. He has closed transactions involving multifamily, student housing, senior living, self-storage, retail, office, healthcare, hospitality, condominium and timber properties.

Carlos was born in Baton Rouge and attended Washington and Lee University for undergraduate school, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa, and Vanderbilt Law School, where he graduated Order of the Coif served as the Executive Editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review. Following law school, Carlos clerked for the Honorable Frank M. Hull of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta, after which he practiced with a large, regional law firm. Carlos joined Alexander Sides in 2015, bringing experience in a variety of business issues, including mergers and acquisitions, capitalization, formation, corporate governance, and risk assessment, in addition to his real estate experience.


  • Carlos earned his B.A. in History from Washington and Lee University in 2005, where he graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.

  • He earned his J.D. from the Vanderbilt University Law School in 2008, where he graduated Order of the Coif.


  • Louisiana, 2012

  • Alabama, 2008