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Jennifer Sacco Smith

Of Counsel / Boston


Jennifer Sacco Smith is of counsel in Nutter’s Real Estate Department. She advises clients in a wide range of industries on complex commercial real estate transactions, with a focus on commercial leasing and ground leasing transactions.

Jennifer represents owners, investors and developers in commercial, industrial, retail, and mixed-use projects both regionally and nationally. She has counseled a Fortune 10 retailer in ground lease transactions nationwide, private real estate investment firms in leasing and dispositions of office and industrial parks around the country, labs and biotech companies in negotiation of long term leases, and multiple end users, tenants, and property owners in the negotiation of leases involving co-working spaces. She also counsels clients on land use and disposition matters related to individual properties and portfolios.  

Jennifer has extensive experience advising on a wide array of properties, including office projects, development parcels, multi-property portfolios, industrial properties and retail projects. Investment funds, developers, and other private entities engage Jennifer for due diligence reviews in connection with the acquisition of real estate assets.

Active in the real estate industry, Jennifer is a member of Commercial Real Estate Women Network (CREW) New England; NAIOP; and the American and Boston Bar Associations.  

Prior to joining Nutter, Jennifer was a real estate associate at law firms in Boston and Los Angeles.



  • Tuscan Village

    Nutter represented its client, Tuscan Village, in connection with a $60 million construction loan for the development of South Village, part of the Tuscan Village project.

  • Shawmut Corporation

    Nutter represented Shawmut Corporation, a developer of high-performance composites, in its joint venture with the automotive headliner and specialty industrial fabrics business of Glen Raven Technical Fabrics LLC, a global provider of innovative technical fabric solutions.

News & Insights



  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014-2017

Education & Admissions


Suffolk University Law School, J.D.
University of Miami, BBA


  • California
  • Massachusetts


In the Community

Jennifer serves as president of Cushing Pond Preservation Group, Inc., which seeks to preserve the ecological integrity of Cushing Pond in Hingham, Mass. for public use.


  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014-2017
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