Jeremy B. Fox

Jerry focuses on commercial real estate and general business law.
Jeremy Fox, Partner, Washington, DC at Arent Fox

Jerry's practice involves the representation of individuals, business organizations, and associations in a wide variety of transactions, including ground leasing, office building and shopping center leasing, acquisitions and sales, financing, construction matters, and related corporate and partnership matters.

Client Work

Jerry is chair of the firm's leasing practice and has extensive experience in representing office building owners and tenants in lease negotiations and regularly represents national and regional retail companies in commercial lease transactions. He also focuses his real estate practice on acquisitions and sales of all types of commercial properties, including office buildings, shopping centers, industrial buildings, and hotels.

Transactions on which Jerry has recently worked include:

  • Representing The Corporate Executive Board Company in connection with a 620,000 square foot full building lease at a mixed-use project in Rosslyn, Virginia
  • Representing Extended Stay Hotels in connection with its acquisition and development of more than 50 hotel sites in the northeastern United States

  • Representing a recognized DC-based financial institution in connection with major office building leases in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Chicago, and Dallas comprising more than 1,000,000 square feet of space

  • Representing the Charlotte Bobcats in connection with its new arena lease with the City of Charlotte, North Carolina

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions

Jerry has written a number of articles in trade publications and frequently speaks to industry groups on a variety of real estate law issues.

Jerry has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America.

Life Beyond the Law

Jerry is married, loves to play golf with his three children, and can be found most weekends at the soccer field, baseball diamond and/or basketball court watching his children play. Having been born and raised in the Boston area, Jerry enjoys cheering for all Washington, DC and Boston professional sports teams. He is a past member of the board of directors of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington.

  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • District of Columbia Bar
    • Maryland Bar
    • Massachusetts Bar
  • Education
    The George Washington University Law School
    high honors; Order of the Coif, George Washington University Law Review
    University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    cum laude; accounting