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Joseph J. JeBailey focuses his practice on complex, multi-state real estate finance and secured lending transactions, representing domestic and foreign institutional lenders, private equity funds, investors, and borrowers. His practice includes both balance sheet and conduit financings involving permanent, revolving, mezzanine and construction loans, loan workouts, modifications and restructurings. In addition, Joe has wide-ranging experience in the finance, leasing, acquisition and disposition of industrial, agricultural, commercial, office, hotel, and health care-related properties.


  • Complex multi-state and portfolio real estate finance
  • Loan workouts, modifications and restructurings
  • Permanent, revolving, mezzanine and construction loans
  • Real estate acquisition and development, including industrial, agricultural, commercial, office, hotel, and health care properties
  • Real estate leasing, including commercial and ground leasing



  • Judicial Intern, Hon. G. Kendall Sharp, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, 1993

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2013-2024
  • Team Member, Chambers & Partners USA Real Estate Law Firm of the Year, 2010, 2013, 2017-2018, and 2022
  • Team Member, a U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, "Law Firm of the Year" in Real Estate Law, 2015
  • Team Member, The Legal 500 United States, "Top Tier" Firm in Real Estate, 2013 and 2014
  • Listed, Orlando Magazine, "The Best Lawyers in Orlando," 2013
  • Team Member, a Law360 "Real Estate Practice Group of the Year," 2011-2013, 2015, and 2022
  • Former Board Member and Chairman, Saint Jude Maronite Catholic Church of Orlando, Development Committee, Board of Trustees
  • Graduate, Leadership Orlando, Class 54
  • Former Member, Yale College Alumni Schools, Committee of Central Florida
  • Member, The Florida Bar
  • Member, The Georgia Bar, Real Property Law Section


  • J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1995
    • Associate Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
  • B.A., History, with honors, Yale University, 1991
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • French, Conversational
  • Arabic, Conversational