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Elizabeth Cooper is a Vice Chairman and International Director for Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc., and has negotiated more than 50M s.f. of deals. She is Co-Chair of JLL’s Global Law Firm Group.

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Elizabeth Cooper is an International Director for Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc., and has negotiated more than 50M s.f. of deals. She is Co-Chair of JLL’s Global Law Firm Group.

Recent relevant experience

  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner: Entire national and international portfolio of over 30 locations since 2006, ranging from 5,000 s.f. to 85,000 s.f. leases and dispositions in DC in excess of 70,000 s.f
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth: Since 2000, the entire national and international portfolio of over 20 locations, including a 191K s.f. lease restructure in Dallas and dispositions in DC
    • Winner WBJ best new office development and new lease (2010)
  • Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart: Entire national portfolio of over 50 locations ranging in size from 3,000 to 40,000 s.f., including 40,000 s.f. administrative office relocation and a 35,000 s.f. headquarters deal
  • Pepper Hamilton: Since 2006, worked on over a dozen transactions of all sizes for the firm, including over 240,000 s.f. lease renewal/restructure in Philadelphia, a 52,000 s.f. lease renewal in DC and dispositions in DC; new offices in LA and Palo Alto
  • Troutman Sanders: Leases in Tysons Corner (17,000 s.f.), VA Beach (25,000 s.f.), Charlotte, NC (18,000 s.f.), Hong Kong (11,000 s.f.), Irvine (5,000 s.f. expansion), San Diego (16,000 s.f.), San Francisco (14,000 s.f.), Chicago (21,000 s.f.), Washington, DC (dispositions in excess of 30,000 s.f.)
  • Drinker Biddle & Reath: 91,000 s.f. restructure and extension in Washington, DC
  • Finnegan Henderson: 245,000 s.f. renewal and right size in DC
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer: 42,000 s.f. relocation and expansions in Washington, DC
  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed: 52,000 s.f. renewal and restructure in Washington , DC
  • Manatt, Phelps & Phillips: 42,000 s.f. lease in Washington, DC
  • Norton Rose Fulbright: 65,000 s.f. relocation in Washington, DC
  • Pillsbury 40,000 s.f. restructure in Tysons Corner and dispositions in excess of 70K s.f.
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher: 200,000 s.f. DC leases in 2004 & 2012 and all expansions
    • Runner-up WBJ best lease renewal (2012)
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton: 7, 500 s.f. new deal in Tyson Corner, VA
  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom: 400,000 s.f.+ lease renewal in DC and dispositions in D
    • Winner WBJ best leasing transaction (2011)
  • Smithsonian: Entire portfolio, including sale/110,000 s.f. lease-back of the Victor Building, over 200,000 s.f. in both DC and Virginia and 360,000 s.f. in Maryland
    • Winner, GWCAR best suburban leasing transaction (2008)

Awards

  • Bisnow named her a "Top Woman of Influence in DC Commerical Real Estate" (2017)
  • Named Broker of the Year in Metro DC by the Commerical Real Estate Brokerage Association (2016)
  • Named one of Diversity Journal's  "Women Worth Watching" (August, 2015)
  • Real Estate Forum named Elizabeth a "Women of Influence" (Nationally, 2013) and a Top 20 Leasing Broker (Nationally; 11/2015)
  • Washington Business Journal (WBJ) named her a "Women Who Means Business", Washington DC Metropolitan Area (2013)
  • Named as one of DC's Power Women in Commercial Real Estate by Bisnow (2014)
  • Ranked in the top 10 brokers by the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association (2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015)
  • Costar Power Broker each of the past 6 years
  • Top Gun Award winner at JLL (1999-2016)
  • JLL Champion of Excellence Award winner (2004)

Education

  • Catholic University (Columbus School of Law), J.D.
  • Amherst College, B.A Economics; London School of Economics
  • Graduate of Leading Women Executives, a multi-dimensional leadership program that focuses exclusively on high-potential women executives and their companies

Community involvement

  • President and Board Member of the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association for the Washington DC Metropolitan Area
  • Member of the Economic Club of Washington D.C. and mentor . in the "Scholars to Leaders Mentor Program"
  • Graduate of and past mentor for Leadership Fairfax
  • At JLL, Elizabeth sits on the Diversity and Inclusion Council.  She also leads the company's mentor protégé program, and currently is the executive sponsor for the Women's Business Network.