Jeff is a seasoned real estate lawyer focusing on the acquisition, development, construction, leasing and financing of real estate.
Jeff’s approach to helping his clients is creative and proactive, and his representation of clients in a broad spectrum of transactions allows him to provide sound practical legal and business advice. As a member of Fredrikson & Byron’s Real Estate Group, Jeff works with a wide range of clients including real estate developers, retailers, property managers and manufacturers. Jeff also has extensive experience working with private equity funds and their portfolio companies.
Clients seek Jeff’s guidance to anticipate the many issues that may arise in the acquisition and disposition of real estate to avoid unnecessary delays and pitfalls in the pre-closing process and to avoid post-acquisition problems. His transactional services include determination of the appropriate deal structure, preparation and negotiation of purchase and sale agreements, due diligence review, and negotiation of industrial, office, medical and retail leases on behalf of landlords and tenants, covering single-tenant and multi-tenant properties.
Jeff has authored articles for various legal and industry publications, including the Bakken Oil Business Journal, Midwest Real Estate News, the Minnesota Real Estate Journal and Wisconsin Lawyer.