Jeannine T. Bishop advises corporate and real estate clients on the acquisition, development, financing, and leasing of commercial and retail properties that include offices, storage facilities, medical buildings, properties leased to financial institutions, shopping centers, and development parcels. Real estate investment trusts (REITs), private real estate companies, real estate management companies, and corporate real estate users are among her clients.
Jeannine manages the acquisition and sale of real estate and multiple-property portfolios of all sizes, assists with the real estate aspects of corporate acquisitions and mergers, and represents both landlords and tenants in the health and wellness industry, including the acquisition and leasing of fitness facilities. She also counsels telecommunications companies during the site development process.
Represented a publicly traded REIT in the acquisition and disposition of more than 1,000 properties over 24 months. Representation included title, survey, and zoning diligence; leaseback transactions; complex easements; and closing preparation.
Represented a real estate investment manager in connection with multiple acquisitions valued at $700 million and $195 million in multiple states. Representation included negotiations of agreement of sale through closing.
Represented a national REIT in connection with a new $450 million credit facility. The loan facility was primarily secured by a large portfolio of real property assets of the REIT and several of its subsidiaries.
Represented a publicly traded REIT in a sale transaction valued at $3.3 billion. The deal included the sale of 29.2 million square feet of space in hundreds of properties in 38 states and the District of Columbia. The deal required the coordination of more than 200 affiliate property transfers, loan assumption and defeasance work, and local counsel mortgage reviews and transfer tax guidance throughout the United States.
Represented a company in the build-out of an entire telecom network throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, including rights to use dark fiber and collocation negotiations.
Represented a nontraded REIT in its acquisition and leaseback of a newly constructed 150,000+ square-foot freight facility.
Represented a multi-employer benefit plan as landlord in a $158 million lease for 238,000 square feet of space of in downtown Washington, D.C. The deal was recognized as the 2012 lease renewal of the year in the Washington Business Journal.
Represented global resources company in the real estate aspects of a $12.1 billion acquisition.
Represented fitness industry clients in the acquisition and leasing of gyms, health and wellness facilities and landlords in the leasing of fitness space for corporate tenants.
Represented various media companies in the disposition of their real estate to warehouse and industrial uses as digital platforms mix with print industry.
Connecticut College, 1995, B.A., Cum Laude
Villanova University School of Law, 1998, J.D.
Awards and Affiliations
Notable Practitioner, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate (2019)
Recognized, The Legal Intelligencer's "Lawyers on the Fast Track" (2013)
"40 Under 40," Philadelphia Business Journal (2013)
Ranked, Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2012–2013)
Advisory Board Member, Urban Land Institute
Member, Real Estate Editorial Advisory Board Member, Law360 (2018)
Member, American Bar Association Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law