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Philip Leibow is a leader of the JLL Law Firm Group and specializes in the representation of national and international law firms & professional service firms. 

He is responsible for developing occupancy strategies and implementing solutions for the firm’s clients, and integrating the firm’s specialties.

With 19 years of experience at JLL, Philip has served a broad range of occupancy clients, including:

  • DLA Piper LLP: Represented this global law firm with their requirements around the world since 1999. Most recent assignments have included their 231,000 square foot Washington, DC relocation, 200,000 square foot Baltimore renewal and 82,000 square foot San Francisco relocation, 40,000 restructure in Los Angeles and a 130,000 s.f. (two transactions) lease restructure in San Diego.

  • Foley & Lardner LLP: Represented this Milwaukee based firm with its 200,000 square foot renewal and expansion in Washington, DC. In addition, assisting the firm with its DC subleasing needs.

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP: Represented this firm with a 400,000 square foot relocation in Washington, DC.

  • Reed Smith LLP: Currently representing this Pittsburgh based firm as its global advisor. Recent projects include Beijing, Wilmington, DE, Richmond, Century City and San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and London.

  • Polsinelli Shughart PC: Represented this Kansas City based law firm with its 25,000 square foot Washington, DC relocation, 2007 New York City relocation and 80,000 square foot St. Louis requirement.

  • Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz LLP: Representing this TN-based law firm on their 38,000 square foot Washington, DC requirement.

  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP: Represented this Irvine based firm on their 15,000 square foot relocation in Washington, DC.

  • KPMG: Client relationship manager for KPMG. Representing this Big-4 accounting firm with its Washington, DC and Tysons Corner, VA, Philadelphia, Orange County, Harrisburg and New Orleans.

  • Sun Microsystems: Represented this company for over 10 years in projects along the east coast. Have completed over 500,000 square feet in transactions, half of that total in the DC area.

  • CareFirst: Represented this client for the past 5 years. Completed over 1,000,000 square feet of transactions including their 400,000 square foot headquarters in Owings Mills, MD in 2006 and their recent 100,000 square foot DC lease.

Prior to joining JLL, Philip served as a senior auditor for KPMG.

  • Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors:

    • 2004 Top Leasing Broker in Washington, DC

    • 2005 Best Leasing Transaction Washington, DC

  • Washington Business Journal:

    • 2005 Best Urban Office Lease

  • Baltimore Business Journal:

    • 2006 Deal Maker Award; #2 Best Lease Transaction


  • The George Washington University, Master of Accountancy

  • The George Washington University, Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance

  • Licensed Salesperson: Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland