• vcard
D 816.572.4585
F 816.753.1536
  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law, 2006, Journal of Dispute Resolution, Lead Articles Editor
    • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003, 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 leads teams of lawyers and paralegals on portfolio sales and acquisitions.  These matters range in size from a dozen properties  to over 300 properties in a single closing or a series of closings.  Mary Jane’s experience allows her to tailor the correct team and approach to each portfolio.  Mary Jane engages a team that  efficiently and effectively navigates through contract negotiation, due diligence, approvals, and ultimately closing these complex matters across the country.

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. 

  • 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. 
  • Represented a Fortune 500 company in the sale of 250 retail location across the country in a $3 billion sale/leaseback transaction.
  • Manages the acquisition and disposition of dozens of restaurant franchises across the country.