Jessica Reeves advises developers, investors and owners in the acquisition, disposition and leasing of commercial real estate. Representing both borrowers and lenders, Jessica’s practice also involves assistance on a range of debt financing transactions, including real estate and construction loans and secured and unsecured credit facilities.
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Jessica was an associate in the Nashville and Memphis offices of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP where she gained significant experience representing real estate investment trusts (REITs), hospitals, health systems and healthcare investors in leasing arrangements and purchase and sale agreements involving medical office buildings and other healthcare facilities. She also worked as a real estate agent and served as a property management intern at Yale University Properties prior to attending law school.
Jessica is actively involved in the Memphis real estate community, currently serving on the Membership and Management Committee for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Memphis Chapter. Prior to her legal career, she was a teacher at Klentzman Intermediate School in Houston, Texas, through Teach for America.
Urban Land Institute, Nashville and Memphis Chapters — Membership and Management Committee Member, Memphis (2016–present); Mentorship Program Steering Committee, Nashville (2014–2015)
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Memphis Bar Association
New Memphis Institute Fellows Program (Spring 2018)
Aurora Collegiate Academy — Board Member (2017–present)
Yale Alumni Real Estate Association (2014–present)
Teach for America Nashville — Rising Leaders Board Member (2014–2016)
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions and in its underwritten public offering of 2.3 million shares of common stock in 2019.
We represented Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRWH) in its definitive agreement to acquire the operations and real estate of Isle of Capri Casino and Lady Luck Casino from Eldorado Resorts, Inc. (Nasdaq: ERI), in a cash transaction for $230 million.
Represented Genesco in its sale of Lids its hat-focused division
Represented Crosstown Building Owner, LLC in connection with the refinance of its existing syndicated construction loan
Mid-South Super Lawyers “Rising Star” (2017-2018)
University of Memphis, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law — Cecil C. Humphreys Research Fellow, Cali Award for Academic Excellence: Civil Procedure I and Torts I