Experienced real estate attorney joins McDonald Hopkins’ West Palm Beach office


McDonald Hopkins is pleased to announce the addition of Jaime Coco as Counsel to its esteemed Business Department and Real Estate Practice Group. Jaime brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience and will practice in the firm’s West Palm Beach office.

“I am honored and excited by the opportunity I have to work alongside a talented team at McDonald Hopkins. I am eager to contribute to the collective success of the firm as well as continuing to further develop the firm’s real estate practice. I am confident that this new chapter will be both professionally and personally rewarding,” said Jaime, reiterating the notion that McDonald Hopkins was her destination firm of choice. “I joined the firm because of its excellent reputation in the legal field, its innovative culture that allows for professional growth, and for the opportunity to work and collaborate with highly skilled colleagues.”

Jaime’s practice focuses on real estate transactions and litigation, with an emphasis on complex residential and commercial transactions, including hotels, condominiums, offices, multi-family, industrial, residential, and retail. She represents a wide range of clients and has a recognized expertise working with condominium and hotel developers on all aspects of construction and operations. Jaime also has experience handling real estate litigation matters of all types.

In addition to her real estate practice, Jaime provides corporate counsel for clients, advising them on business strategy and handling the selection of entity structure as well as entity formation, expansions, mergers, acquisition, compliance, and disposition.

Jaime prioritizes understanding her client’s needs and concerns to develop creative and effective strategies for them, becoming familiar with the nuances of the transactions and collaborating with colleagues to develop innovative solutions for each client’s unique need.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jaime to our team,” said Peter Bernhardt, the Managing Member of McDonald Hopkins’ West Palm Beach office. “Her profound understanding of real estate law and proven track record of success in complex legal matters will bolster our already strong team. We are confident of the value Jaime will bring to our clients and that she will help us continue to deliver outstanding service.”

Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Jaime managed her own real estate transaction and litigation firm for 15 years. She earned her J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law and her Bachelor of Science from Florida State University.

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