MINNEAPOLIS – November 12, 2015 – Winthrop & Weinstine, P.A., is pleased to
announce it has added five new associates to the firm.
an associate in the Real Estate group, and has experience representing
developers, lenders, investors, syndicators, real estate investment trusts and
others in a variety of real estate and tax credit transactions. He negotiates and drafts terms of operating
agreements, purchase and sale agreements, management agreements, development
agreements, financing documents, guarantees, leases and other contracts in
multi-party transactions. He also coordinates extensive due diligence reviews
of title, survey, leases, permits, zoning, corporate documents, financial
statements and other real estate transactional documents, and handles a variety
of asset management matters, disputes and negotiations with HUD regarding
troubled assets. He has also worked with
clients to institute procedures for maintaining compliance with HUD policies
and regulatory requirements.
In addition, Brett represents investors in connection with
the acquisition, development and management of multifamily and commercial real
estate projects. He has handled asset management matters, pre-litigation legal
disputes and negotiations, as well as advised large financial institutions
regarding strategies to improve the management of asset portfolios.
Before joining the firm, Brett practiced law in Chicago and
Washington, DC, and was an attorney-advisor at the US Department of Housing and
Urban Development. He earned his J.D. from American University, Washington
College of Law, and his LL.M from Georgetown University Law Center.
is an associate in the Litigation department. Prior to joining the firm, he
served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kevin G. Ross of the Minnesota Court of
Appeals and to the Honorable Michael J. Melloy of the Eighth Circuit Court of
Appeals. He earned his J.D., with high
distinction (magna cum laude
of the Coif, and with highest service honors, from the University of Iowa
College of Law.
is an associate in the Corporate & Transactions group. Prior to joining the
firm, he served as a summer associate with Winthrop & Weinstine. Jordan earned his J.D., summa cum laude
, from William Mitchell College of Law.
an associate in the Real Estate department. Prior to joining the firm, he
served as a summer associate with Winthrop & Weinstine. He also served as a
law clerk for the Minneapolis City Attorney, Civil Division and as a Judicial
Intern to the Hon. Robert Small, Hennepin County District Court. He earned his J.D., cum laude
, from the University of Minnesota Law School.
an associate in the Trademark & Brand Management group. Prior to joining
the firm, he served as a summer associate with Winthrop & Weinstine. He
also served as a Legal Intern for the Executive Office of Immigration Review,
and as a Law Clerk to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office. He earned his J.D. from the University of
Minnesota Law School.
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individuals and emerging-growth businesses to Fortune 500 companies in an
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