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Leslie Browne is a real estate transactional attorney whose practice spans a wide range of commercial real estate work. Most recently her practice has focused on public private partnerships; development; and acquisitions and dispositions. Her practice has also included joint ventures, financing and commercial leasing, with an emphasis on ground leases.
Her clients include developers, property investors, diverse businesses, and individuals. Her work in the area of public private partnerships has involved representing both private developers and public entities and has included disposition and development agreements, ground leases, construction and permanent financing and complex reciprocal easement agreements. She has worked on many purchase and sale transactions in different property types, including undeveloped land, apartments, office and mixed use.
She has also had an active development practice working in all aspects of development, starting with acquisition, and seeing projects through the phases of construction, financing, leasing, management and ultimate sale.
Before joining SSL, Leslie was a director and shareholder of Ellman Burke Hoffman & Johnson, PC. Prior to Ellman Burke, she was a partner in the real estate group at Morrison & Foerster.
J.D. – Boalt Hall, University of California, Berkeley, California
B.A. – Barnard College, New York, New York (Phi Beta Kappa).
Acquisitions & Dispositions; Development & Construction; Public Private Development; Leasing.