Gentry Locke Welcomes Partner Jean Mumm

ROANOKE, Va. (Oct. 5, 2020) – The Virginia law firm, Gentry Locke is pleased to announce the arrival of Jean D. Mumm as a partner in the firm’s commercial real estate practice.

With more than 30 years of experience, Mumm brings a deep understanding of commercial real estate, business and finance transactions.

“Jean is going to be a tremendous asset to the firm and our clients,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Monica T. Monday. “She has worked in the law firm setting and as in-house counsel, which provides her with the ability to really see challenges from the client side.”

Most recently, Mumm served as corporate counsel for a leading global real estate investment and management firm, where she managed complex corporate real estate transactions across the U.S. In this role she prepared documents related to closings, financings, acquisitions and dispositions.

She has spent much of her legal career in private practice, assisting clients with financings, acquisitions and dispositions, loan workouts and forbearance, mergers and acquisitions, defeasance, land use and development, as well as contract and leasing matters.

Mumm earned her J.D. from the University of Richmond T.C. Williams School of Law where she served on the University of Richmond Law Review and the University of Richmond Moot Court Board. She earned her B.A., cum laude, in mathematics and economics from Bucknell University.

About Gentry Locke

With more than 60 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations and individuals—a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, and Richmond, Virginia, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring


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