Suzanne E. Hennessy

Suzanne E. Hennessy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Real Estate Attorney in Sacramento, CA

Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP
 | 555 Capitol Mall, Suite 850
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-446-2300
Fax: 916-503-4000
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Real Estate: Business (90%),
  • Health Care (10%)
Attorney Profile

Suzanne Hennessy is a partner with the Real Estate Law Team and the Healthcare Law Practice Team. Suzanne has extensive experience in general real estate matters including commercial leasing, purchases and sales and providing general real estate advice to a variety of clients from major developers to healthcare providers. She has also provided representation to a number of financial institutions and commercial lenders, in some transactions, and borrowers in other transactions, in the origination, modification and restructuring of commercial and real estate loans to borrowers within the Northern California and Central Valley areas.

In addition to her busy practice, Suzanne has been a speaker on various real estate topics including the real estate and leasing aspects of the Americans with Disabilities Act. She has been a consultant for the California Continuing Education of the Bar and is a past member of the UCC Committee for the State Bar of California. Suzanne served on the Board of Directors of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) and has served on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Fairy Tale Town. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of the American Heart Association.

Suzanne is an AV® Peer Review Rated lawyer, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell for legal ability and ethical standards. She graduated from UCLA with a BSN in nursing and holds a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to joining Murphy Austin Adams Schoenfeld LLP, Suzanne was a partner with Diepenbrock, Wulff, Plant & Hannegan, LLP, clerked for the Alaska Court of Appeals, and worked in Anchorage, Alaska as an associate with the law firm of Perkins Coie. She is a member of both the Alaska and California Bar Associations, as well as a member of the Business and Real Property Section of the State Bar, the Real Property Section of the Sacramento County Bar, the California Society of Healthcare Attorneys, and the American Health Lawyers Association.

Representative Matters

  • Representing clients on general real estate matters including commercial leasing, purchases and sales
  • Providing general real estate advice to a variety of clients from major developers to healthcare providers
  • Representing financial institutions in the origination, modification and restructuring of commercial, real estate and agricultural loans to borrowers
  • Representing borrowers in negotiating with lenders on new loan transactions, loan modifications and loan work-out situations

Memberships

  • California Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • California Real Estate Women in Sacramento (CREW)
  • Sacramento County Bar Association, Real Property, Healthcare and Business Law Sections

About Suzanne Hennessy

Admitted: 1984, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.murphyaustin.com/practice-teams/practice-teams-ov...

Honors/Awards:

  • Intra-Member Organization Networking Award Recipient
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • National Network of Commercial Real Estate Women (1997)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • “Landlords and Tenants: Who is Responsible for ADA Compliance,” a portion of a Special Supplement to the Sacramento Business Journal, May 25, 1992; “Consultant, Sales and Leases in California, Commercial Law, V.1, 2nd Ed., (Chapter 9 -Breakdown of the Bargain), CEB 1993; “UCC System Computer Update,” Sacramento Bar Association Docket 1996; “Ten Tips in Drafting Medical Office Leases,” Diepenbrock, Wulff, Plant & Hannegan, LLP, Business Advisory, 1997; “1997 Member Services Board Message,” Crew Sacramento Newsletter, 1997

Educational Background:

  • Hastings College of Law, J.D., 1983, Thurston Honor Society
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., magna cum laude, 1978, Nursing

Industry Groups

  • Commercial real estate counsel for major developers and healthcare providers.
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Office Location for Suzanne E. Hennessy

555 Capitol Mall
Suite 850
Sacramento, CA 95814

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Last Updated: 3/7/2019

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