represents local and national owners, developers and users in all aspects of real estate transactions involving urban office buildings, shopping centres and mixed-use projects. He has been the lead lawyer on many of the largest office leases in Washington, DC, representing both landlords and tenants, including numerous law firms that have sought his counsel. He has represented major corporations in corporate real estate facilities matters throughout the United States, involving corporate relocations and dispositions of significant existing facilities. In addition to his real estate law practice, Jay led DLA Piper’s 175-lawyer US Real Estate practice from 2002-2015, and currently co-chairs the 500-lawyer global Real Estate practice. One of his principal focuses is on global integration to provide our clients with the greatest value in legal services. He is President of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.