Jennifer J. Bruton

Jennifer Bruton is a partner in the firm's Real Estate Practice Group, concentrating her practice in commercial real estate finance, acquisition, disposition, development and leasing, representing clients in all aspects of these matters. Ms. Bruton also has significant experience in capital formation for real estate transactions, including joint ventures, mezzanine financing, commercial loans and securitized financing transactions.

Ms. Bruton serves as the Administrative Partner of Venable’s Washington, DC office and is a member of the firm’s Opinion Letter Committee. Ms. Bruton formerly served as the Hiring Partner of Venable’s Washington, DC office.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Bruton was an associate in the real estate and network group of the general counsel's office of a large telecommunications provider, where she concentrated in commercial leasing and telecommunications issues.

Ms. Bruton has a strong background in commercial real estate finance and development.

Significant Matters
Ms. Bruton assists clients in the acquisition, development and financing of a variety of real estate projects in multiple asset categories, including residential and commercial developments, office buildings, retail and shopping centers, and multi-family housing, representing entrepreneurial and institutional investors, as well as lenders.

Activities
Ms. Bruton actively represents several clients on a pro bono basis through Venable's pro bono program.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate and 2) Finance
Law School Wake Forest University School of Law ( J.D., 1997)
Admitted Year 1997
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (B.A., 1993)
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association
Most recent firm Venable LLP
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