About the Founder

Jennifer Kasman represents clients from across the United States of America in all areas of real estate, business, and contract law. She is routinely recognized by U.S. News & World Reports, among other publications, for her legal work. Drawing on her top-tier law firm experience from both international corporate and boutique real estate firms in New York and the Washington, D.C. region (serving clients in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia), she has proudly represented some of the most well-known and reputable institutions and individuals in the nation.
Representative Experience
  • Preparation and negotiation of joint venture and development agreements relating to all varieties of commercial real estate asset classes

  • Representation of multiple labor unions in connection with commercial real estate transactions and business matters

  • Counsel to landlords and tenants on commercial lease agreements and amendments

  • Representation of borrowers on construction, permanent, and bridge loans, CMBS lending transactions, and lines of credit

  • Working with local counsel to represent sellers on transactions involving assets in 23 states

  • Representation of buyers in connection with the acquisition of retail, office, undeveloped land, and multi-family properties

  • Acting as local counsel for law firms and organizations on transactions in New York, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia

  • Representation of nineteen financial institutions and a federal lending regulator including banks chartered at the federal and state level, private lenders, and community lenders in connection with lending transactions and enforcement of remedies including foreclosures, bankruptcy, deed in lieu transactions, loan modifications, and workout agreements

  • Representation of multiple Fortune ranked institutions in connection with commercial real estate portfolio sale transactions

  • Counsel to lenders and developers on various public-private development projects

  • Representation of a full range of clients in connection with endorsement agreements, technology agreements, employment agreements, and general business contracts

  • Assisting startup ventures across the range of business types including consulting, entertainment, medical practice, and photography

  • Assembling and managing teams of specialized non-real estate lawyers and professionals in connection with the closing of commercial transactions, real estate projects, mergers, and acquisitions


Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY
Juris Doctor, cum laude, May 2005

University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics, May 2002


Considerations In A Judicial Foreclosure State
GlobeSt.com, October 12, 2010

Uncertain Times; Uncertain Tax
Real Estate Finance Journal (Winter 2011 Issue)

JR KASMAN, PLLC Trending Report 2014-2018

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



New York

United States Supreme Court

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Jennifer Kasman


Other Attorneys & Professionals / Institutional Experience

Since the firm was founded in 2014, JR KASMAN, PLLC has built customized teams of highly experienced and credentialed attorneys and professionals to represent our clients. The collective of lawyers performing work for JR KASMAN, PLLC have hailed from leading international corporate law firms, one of the largest government agencies in the U.S., a technology company, well-known boutique law firms, a legal communications department for a major law firm, and the C-suite.

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