Mary Jane Judy
Areas of Focus
Health Care Real Estate
Real Estate Development
Real Estate Industry
Real Estate Services
Real Estate Transactions
REITS and Real Estate Capital Markets
, University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law
Journal of Dispute Resolution,
Lead Articles Editor
summa cum laude
, University of Missouri-Columbia
, Phi Beta Kappa
Mary Jane Judy’s efficiency in negotiating complex real estate transactions brings value to her clients as she seeks to understand their top priorities and works tirelessly to obtain them. Mary Jane’s real estate focus includes significant experience representing both landlords and tenants in commercial leases, as well as acquisition and sale of real property, often as a component of larger asset purchases or sales.
Health care clients rely on Mary Jane to guide them through a unique regulatory environment regarding their real estate transactions, particularly compliance with the federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute.
Mary Jane draws on her breadth of experience in real estate transactions - from representing small start-up businesses on a local level to national developers across the nation - to identify the key issues to protect her clients in each unique transaction. Mary Jane's responsive and collegial approach assures clients that their matters are being handled professionally and efficiently.
Additionally, as a complement to her real estate practice, Mary Jane works alongside Polsinelli’s Public Policy group, assisting clients in realizing their goals at the local, state, and national level.
Top Attorneys In Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars, 2016
Selected for inclusion in "Rising Stars" by
Kansas & Missouri Super Lawyers,
as a "40 Under Forty," Kansas City, 2016
Selected for inclusion in
Missouri Lawyers Weekly
Up & Coming," 2014
Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Executive Women’s Leadership Council, 2016-present
Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation Commission
National World War I Museum
Board of Trustees, 2013-present
Buildings and Grounds Committee, Chair 2014-present
Kansas City Museum Foundation
Board member, 2014-2017
Committee for County Progress
Board member, 2009-present
Children's Center for the Visually Impaired
Trolley Run, Kid's Run Chair, 2013, 2014
University of Missouri School of Law
Tigers '06 Scholarship Board Member, 2011-present
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Healthy KC
Active Living Action Team, Chair
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce PowerConnections
Civic Council of Greater Kansas City
Kansas City Tomorrow, Class 2014
Kansas City Missouri Liquor Control Board of Review
Board member, 2007-2013
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year Candidate, 2008
Kansas City Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
The Missouri Bar
Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association (KCMBA)
KCMBA Bar Leadership Academy, Graduate 2010
Represents a Fortune 500 specialized healthcare provider, negotiating leases and subleases.
Represents the second largest Catholic healthcare system in the nation, in acquiring and leasing its real estate assets.
Represented a developer in a phased acquisition and financing of a ground up college student housing complex.
Represented a New York City-based developer on acquisition, sales and financings of various development projects, including the tallest residential condominium in Manhattan.
Publications & Presentations
Where Can Unconscionability Take Arbitration?
Journal of Dispute Resolution, Volume 200, No 1
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Selects Polsinelli Trio as Up and Coming Lawyers 2014
August 4, 2014
Kansas City Mayor Appoints Polsinelli's Mary Jane Judy as New Parks and Recreation Board Commissioner
June 5, 2013
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