Jonathan A. Bennett
Jon Bennett, Dunn Carney’s managing partner, has more than 30 years of experience representing clients involved in a variety of businesses on matters ranging from daily operations to significant transactions and disputes. He is a member of the firm’s Real Estate Team, as well as the Construction and Design Team. As managing partner, he chairs the firm’s Executive Committee.
Jon specializes in real estate agreements involving leases, acquisitions, design, development and construction, and has special expertise in the negotiation of American Institute of Architects (AIA) contracts.
His experience in both business and real estate, as well as litigation, has given him a practical sense of business reality that helps him get clients to the transactional “finish line” while limiting expense.
In 2014, Jon was elected to a three-year term as a board member for Habitat for Humanity Portland Metro/East; he was reelected to another three-year term in 2017.
Outside the office, Jon is an outdoor enthusiast who enjoys skiing, golfing, hiking and biking with his family and friends.
U.S. District Court, 1986
University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 1986
University of Oregon, B.S., Finance, 1981; Honors: Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
Adjusting to the New Economy, Oregon Business Magazine, 2015
The Letter of Intent in Commercial Leases, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors, 2016
Construction Default Rights and Remedies, The Seminar Group, 2015
Legal Issues in Commercial Credit Applications, Parr Lumber Company, 2014
Construction Liens in Oregon and Washington, Parr Lumber Company, 2013
Hammer and Hand
Gerding/Edlen Development Company
Mt. Hood Meadows
Parr Lumber Company
SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors), Legal sponsor, 2014-present
Multnomah County Bar Association, 1986-present
Oregon State Bar Board of Bar Examiners, member, 1997-1999
Habitat for Humanity, Board Member, 2014-present
Honors & Recognitions
Best Lawyers, Real Estate Law, 2016-present
Super Lawyers, 2009-present