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Michelle R. Brown


Jones Day

Handled 80 construction and loan financing in excess of $3.2 billion for a multifamily developer

Assisted with Chevron's refining, distribution and retail assets in Hawaii

For 20 years, Michelle Brown has represented public and private equity companies and real estate developers in real estate transactions. As Partner with Jones Day’s Dallas office, her practice focuses on real estate finance and acquisitions and dispositions of office and retail buildings, multifamily projects, hotels, restaurants and grocery stores located throughout the United States.

She frequently represents clients in the real estate aspects of M&A transactions, project development, and finance transactions for energy industry participants. She also has significant experience in multistate portfolio transactions, distressed asset transactions, and loan assumptions.

Representative transactions include 80 construction and term loan financings in excess of $3.2 billion for a multifamily developer; Chevron’s disposition of its refining, distribution and retail assets in Hawaii; and real estate aspects for the RadioShack bankruptcy and related dispositions.

Brown is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, The Real Estate Council, CREW and the Women’s Leadership Council of the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. Law & Politics and Texas Monthly selected her as a “Texas Rising Star Super Lawyer.”

These are some of the reasons why we are honoring Michelle Brown with Connect CRE’s 2022 Texas Lawyers in Real Estate Award. The award celebrates real estate attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice and the larger community.


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