Jessica A. Cohen represents real estate and healthcare clients in complex transactions and general corporate matters. She negotiates and drafts purchase and sale agreements, transfer of operation agreements, documents for HUD multifamily programs and related documents associated with the acquisition, disposition, and financing of real estate and long term care facilities.
On behalf of assisted living and skilled living facilities she also handles licensing issues and other regulatory matters. Outside of her work with real estate and healthcare clients, Jessica enjoys connecting with small business owners and helping them start and manage their companies.
Prior to joining Ryan Swanson, Jessica gained valuable experience at a boutique healthcare law firm as well as in-house at the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI), a Seattle-based global health non-profit. At her previous firm she represented clients in the long-term care and senior housing industries on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, and licensing issues.
While working at IDRI Jessica served as Director of Legal and Business Development where she focused her practice on technology transactions, intellectual property, public-private partnerships, structuring international research collaborations, and general in-house matters.
- Seattle University School of Law
- Smith College
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE : Washington 2007
PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:
- Committee Member, of Member Development Committee, Commercial Real Estate Women, Seattle Chapter (CREW) (2018 – present)
- Ladder Down Class of 2018, MAMA Seattle
- Member, Ryan Swanson’s Charitable Giving Committee (2017 – present)
- Member, King County Bar Association
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