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Jonathan L. Lorenzen

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Jonathan L. Lorenzen is a real estate senior counsel in the San Diego office of Allen Matkins. His practice focuses on real estate transactions, with an emphasis on commercial and industrial leasing, acquisitions and dispositions for institutional clients.

With regard to acquisitions and dispositions, Jonathan represents both buyers and sellers by preparing and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, as well as other agreements related to closing and the ongoing maintenance and management of projects. For leasing, he represents both landlords and tenants by drafting and negotiating lease agreements and amendments, and related items such as broker agreements, easements, subordination, non-disturbance and attornment agreements, letters of intent and estoppel certificates.

Representative projects include mixed-use redevelopments, high-rise commercial buildings, industrial parks and various classes of retail shopping centers located throughout the United States. Such matters have required management and coordination of real estate development teams on behalf of clients, which role entails close involvement with architects, engineers, consultants and contractors.


  • State Bar of California
  • San Diego Downtown Community Planning Council
  • NAIOP, Developing Leaders
  • Building Industry Association, Young Generation of Leaders


Jonathan received his B.A. in political science from Columbia University in 2005 with Dean's Lists Honors. He received his J.D. from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 2009 with Dean's List Honors. While in law school, he was the executive production editor of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, 2008-2009.

Bar Admissions

  • California