Jeffrey T. Bankowitz Attorney At Law
Jeff is a shareholder in the Orlando office, focusing his practice on commercial real estate. He has experience representing clients on all sides of real estate transactions, including purchases and sales, mortgage secured financing, leasing transactions, entitlements, and construction contracts. He has also drafted and negotiated joint venture agreements and corporate organizational documents.
Following his graduation from the Florida State University College of Law in 2001, he joined a well-respected Orlando law firm and concentrated his practice on representing clients in all manner of commercial real estate transactions. In 2011, Jeff joined BBA Aviation plc as Senior Legal Counsel for Signature Flight Support Corporation. In 2013, he became general counsel for BBA Aviation’s Flight Support Division providing strategic counsel and advice to all business functions with significant focus on transactional matters including real estate leasing and development, mergers and acquisitions, and the negotiation of the company’s general commercial agreements. He also directed strategies for all company litigation including employee claims, class actions, property damage and personal injury cases, and general litigation matters. He routinely interacted with governmental authorities and regulators at the local, state and federal levels and had responsibility for corporate governance and compliance matters.
Jeffrey graduated, cum laude, from Wake Forest University in 1998. In 2001, he graduated with high honors from Florida State University College of Law, where he served on the Florida State University Law Review and the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy. While in law school he interned at the Florida Supreme Court for Chief Justice Charles Wells.