CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Veteran real estate attorney and experienced in-house counsel Jennifer Shea has joined Womble Carlyle’s Charlotte office. At Womble Carlyle, Shea will focus her practice primarily on reviewing and negotiating commercial leases in the restaurant and retail sectors. 

Shea comes to Womble Carlyle from Premier, Inc., where she facilitated complex commercial contract negotiations in the healthcare sector.  Prior to Premier, she practiced in-house at SunEnergy1, where she negotiated and executed ground leases, interconnection agreements and power purchase agreements for several major energy companies.

Outside the firm, Shea is a member of the Charlotte Symphony Choir, the Firebird Arts Alliance, and the First Friday Jazz Series archivist for the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art.

Shea is a graduate of the University of Illinois-Urbana and the University of Chicago Law School.

About Womble Carlyle

Womble Carlyle is a 500+-attorney law firm that corporate clients rely on to provide core legal services, such as Complex Business Litigation, Mass Torts, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities, Finance and Real Estate.

Our focus is the Southeast, Mid-Atlantic and Silicon Valley markets, and from this footprint, we serve clients in matters across the country and across the world. Clients trust us because we understand their businesses, focus on their successes, demonstrate a commitment to help, and deliver value for their dollars they spend on us.

Womble Carlyle has a transatlantic alliance with leading UK firm Bond Dickinson to provide clients with domestic legal, regulatory and business advice in both the US and UK Thanks to Womble Carlyle’s alliance with Lex Mundi, the world’s largest association of independent law firms, we also can offer clients access to quality-tested local counsel in more than 120 countries. Lex Mundi provides seamless access to local attorneys and market knowledge throughout the globe.

Womble Carlyle’s offices are located in: Atlanta; Charleston, Columbia and Greenville, S.C.; Charlotte, Greensboro, Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and Winston-Salem, N.C.; Silicon Valley, Calif., Washington, D.C.; Charlottesville and Tysons Corner, Va.; Baltimore; and Wilmington, Del.