Brett Jackson focuses his practice on all aspects of commercial real estate, including single-asset and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, development, joint ventures, financing, and leasing. His clients include REITs, Fortune 500 companies, developers, private equity funds, and nonprofit institutions, with a broad range of asset classes, including life sciences, hospitality, office, industrial, retail, mixed use, and senior housing. Mr. Jackson also advises clients of the Corporate Practice Group with the real estate aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Jackson is a member of the Boston Bar Association, the Real Estate Finance Association (a division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board), and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jackson served as a law clerk to the Honorable Nathaniel M. Gorton of the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.


  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2021–2023 editions of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for real estate law.
  • Named to Boston Magazine’s Top Lawyers list in the area of real estate law (2022).

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  • Education

    • JD, Boston College Law School, 2014

      summa cum laude James W. Smith Award for Highest Academic Rank, Order of the Coif, Articles Editor, Boston College Law Review
    • BA, International Relations, Boston University, 2009

      magna cum laude
    • Harvard Business School Online

      Credential of Readiness (CORe), Business Analytics, Financial Accounting, Economics for Managers, with High Honors, 2017

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Nathaniel M. Gorton, US District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 2014 - 2015