Jennifer Ivester Berry represents individuals, privately-held and public companies in connection with a wide range of commercial real estate property and energy related matters. She counsels developers, commercial and institutional lenders, and others involved in the development, acquisition, construction, leasing and financing of commercial real estate. She also assists oil and gas clients with a variety of transactional and contractual matters, including the purchase and sale of assets, leasing, securities offerings and debt financing. She also has significant experience with the construction and financing of alternative energy generation facilities.
Jennifer has served as an Adjunct Professor at her alma mater, Oklahoma City University School of Law, where she taught Real Estate Development Law. She has also presented on various real estate and energy related topics, including leasing structures, wind energy and lender environmental liability. Jennifer authored “Will Advances in Offshore Wind Development Result in Onshore Wind Graveyards,” published in Power Engineering, November 14, 2013, and co-authored “Acceleration of Rent in Oklahoma: What’s a Landlord to Do? Framework for a Practical Approach,” published in The Oklahoma Bar Journal, Vol. 79, No. 4, February 9, 2008.
Ms. Berry is a graduate of the University of Tulsa (B.S.B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 1998) and Oklahoma City University (J.D., Summa Cum Laude, 2003). During law school Ms. Berry served as an intern for the Honorable Justice Marian P. Opala of the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
Ms. Berry has been named in Chambers USA as one of America's Leading Business Lawyers in the field of real estate since 2010 and included in The Best Lawyers of America in real estate since 2012. She has been named a Super Lawyer since 2012 and was one of the Top 25 Oklahoma Women Super Lawyers in 2014. She is a member of the Commercial Real Estate Council of Oklahoma City and the Urban Land Institute.