Arlington, VA — Bean, Kinney & Korman announced today that John Kelly has joined the firm as of counsel. John represents lenders as well as developers with respect to their real estate investments nationwide, including transactions involving construction and development of office buildings, shopping centers, hotels, and other investment-grade properties.
John has extensive experience negotiating and drafting loan documents, including loan modifications and other workouts, purchase and sale agreements and all aspects of the review of due diligence. John also represents landlords and tenants in complex office, retail and government leases.
“We’re very pleased to be bringing John on board,” said Leo Fisher, managing shareholder of Bean, Kinney & Korman. “As our clients’ needs continue to expand in real estate and development, we look forward to working with John to continue enhancing our client offerings and capabilities in these areas.”
Prior to joining Bean, Kinney & Korman, John practiced at Reed Smith, Holland & Knight LLP and Willcox and Savage PC. He holds an LL.M., in real property development from University of Miami School of Law and a J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law. He has a B.A. in history and political science from Virginia Tech.
John is a regular contributor on real estate and development topics to publications such as Virginia Builder and Property Writes.