Chris A. Jenny

Chris A. Jenny

von Briesen & Roper, S.C.

Recognized since 2020

Madison, Wisconsin

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Real Estate Law

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Chris Jenny is a Shareholder and Chairs the Business Practice Group. Chris focuses his practice on representing business owners to become more profitable while minimizing their risk and expenses. Chris’s practice has a heavy concentration in the real estate, construction, and information technology industries where he represents contractors, suppliers, landlords, tenants and real estate developers with a wide variety of transactional matters. Chris’s construction clients have relied on him for assistance with a wide variety of issues including contract drafting, construction disputes, financing, real estate development, and collections. He is Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Acquisition and Sale Section and is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® in Real Estate Law (2020-2022). Chris also represents a large number of national and local landlords and tenants in their lease negotiations and is the co-Chair of the firm’s Retail Real Estate Section.

Chris is the current President and a member of the Board of Directors for NARI Madison Wisconsin Chapter and was recognized by The Wisconsin Law Journal as one of the Top Construction Lawyers in Wisconsin. He was listed on Wisconsin Rising Stars (2007-2010, 2012) in Business/Corporate Law. Chris is a frequent speaker and author on a wide variety of topics and his presentations include multiple continuing education seminars.


  • 10 East Doty Street, Suite 900
    Madison, WI 53703


  • University of Wisconsin, J.D., with honors
  • University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, B.B.A., magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin, State Bar of Wisconsin


  • NARI of Madison - President of Board of Directors

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Law


  • NARI of Madison, Appreciation Awards (2021)
  • NARI of Madison, Professionalism Award (2011)
  • Wisconsin Small Business Legal Assistance of the Year, U.S. Small Business Administration (2004)
  • Community Action Coalition for South Central Wisconsin, Inc., Volunteer of the Year (2001)

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