Jenna Perkins Cooley

Associate

Fax: 404.873.8113
Atlanta
171 17th Street NW
Suite 2100
Atlanta, Georgia 30363

Biography

Jenna is an associate in the Real Estate practice. She focuses her practice on general real estate law, including the acquisition, financing, development, and disposition of commercial real estate. She also represents both landlords and tenants in commercial leasing and ground lease transactions.

Jenna graduated from Georgia State University’s College of Law, where she served as Associate Editor of Articles for the Georgia State University Law Review. While studying at Georgia State, she was a Judicial Extern for Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein of the Georgia Supreme Court.

Prior to attending law school, Jenna worked for J. Crew as a Distribution Analyst in New York City.

Experience

  • Represented owner/developer of a 1,200+ acre assemblage for a mixed-use development north of Atlanta, including land acquisitions, and preparation of declaration of covenants, restrictions and easements on the project.

  • Representation of Costco Wholesale Corporation in the acquisition, development or expansion of store sites throughout the southeast including drafting and negotiating complex reciprocal easement agreements and site development agreements.

  • Represents multiple regional/national developers in handling acquisition/disposition/leasing matters.

  • Represents a large retail company in negotiation of leases for both national and international locations .

  • Represents large acclaimed retail redevelopment projects in the Buckhead community of Atlanta, Georgia and the River Oaks community in Houston, Texas.

Credentials

  • Georgia State University College of Law, Juris Doctor,
    magna cum laude
    • CALI Award for obtaining highest class grade in Corporations, 2012
  • University of Michigan, Bachelor of Arts - Political Science
  • State of Georgia 2013

Recognition

  • Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” (Real Estate Law) – 2021

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