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Jennifer Sung, an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department and a member of its Real Estate, REITs & Real Estate Capital Markets Group, has experience with real estate transaction matters. Ms. Sung’s legal practice involves extensive experience in structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing complex commercial real estate and corporate transactions, including joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions, construction, development, mortgage and mezzanine financings, workouts, loan acquisitions and sales, equity financings, and leasing of office, industrial, multifamily, retail and hotel assets.  She represents institutional investors, public and private REITs and investment funds, as well as owners, managers and developers.

Ms. Sung has closed more than 100 different commercial real estate transactions during her career, which includes a period of major economic downturn. She has represented national real estate funds in negotiating hotel acquisitions, sales, financings and joint ventures together with the hotel's accompanying management and franchise agreements, closing 17 different hotel deals in the last year alone. She has also been instrumental in the implementation of a new construction and development joint venture and financing program on behalf of a major international financial institution client, closing nine transactions in the past year and a half with development budgets totaling over $660 million in the aggregate.

At Loyola Law School, Ms. Sung received the First Honors Award in Torts, Conflict of Laws and Secured Transactions in Personal Property. She also received the 2007 Jeffrey S. Turner Outstanding Commercial Law Student Award from the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Most recently, Ms. Sung was recognized as one of Real Estate Forum’s Tomorrow’s Leaders in the June 2013 issue.

Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Ms. Sung served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Gregory Alarcon of the Los Angeles Superior Court.


Professional Activities

Ms. Sung is a member of the Real Property Law Section of both the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. She coordinates the ULI Young Leaders Group breakfast meetings that are held in Goodwin Procter’s Los Angeles office.  Prior to joining Goodwin Procter, Ms. Sung served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Gregory Alarcon of the Los Angeles Superior Court. At Loyola Law School, Ms. Sung received the First Honors Award in Torts, Conflict of Laws and Secured Transactions in Personal Property. She also received the 2007 Jeffrey S. Turner Outstanding Commercial Law Student Award from the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

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