Jeffrey A. Leonard

Jeffrey A. Leonard is a member of Cozen O'Connor, serves on the firm's management committee and board of directors, and is chair of the firm's Business Law Section. Jeff joined the firm in 1995. He focuses his practice on multiple areas of real estate law, including real estate development, real estate finance, joint venture transactions, multifamily transactions, landlord tenant disputes and loan workouts.

Jeff’s representations have included engagements by private equity funds in connection with the purchase of distressed debt, lenders in connection with construction and permanent financing, borrowers in connection with financings of a wide range of asset classes, including FNMA and Section 8 financings for multifamily projects, borrowers and lenders in loan work-out negotiations, corporations in connection with corporate headquarters acquisitions and leases, sales and leasing, a real estate investment trust in connection with a mixed-use condominium project, developer parties and investor parties in joint venture transactions, and buyers and sellers in portfolio acquisitions and dispositions.

Jeff is an executive board member of the PENJERDEL Council, an economic development council which promotes development of commerce in the Philadelphia region. Jeff’s professional memberships include the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia bar associations and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Jeff is a 1982 graduate of Lafayette College and a 1985 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of The Tax Lawyer.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate, 2) Real Estate Finance, 3) Zoning, 4) Land Use & Development and 5) Real Estate Litigation
Law School Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 1985)
Education Lafayette College (A.B., 1982)
Bar Member / Association Pennsylvania State Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Cozen O Connor
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