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Jason C. Peters

Member

Phone: (816) 886-4825

Alt: (816) 842-6100

Email: jpeters@swansonmidgley.com

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Education:

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Fort Hays State University, B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, 2001

Admissions:

  • Kansas, 2004
  • Missouri, 2005

Principal Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Business Transactions

Career Overview

Jason is a transactional attorney with broad experience in a variety of matters, including real

estate, corporate, and general business matters. Jason’s experience includes advising clients in

connection with real estate and financing transactions; drafting, reviewing, and negotiating real

estate and corporate documents, including purchase and sale agreements, retail, office, industrial,

and telecommunications leases, and other commercial contracts; navigating title issues and other

due diligence matters relating to the conveyance of real estate; preparing loan documents such as

notes and security instruments; providing counsel with respect to the formation and management

of business entities; and assisting with asset and stock transfers, mergers, acquisitions,

divestitures, and other fundamental business transactions.

Jason’s experience in real estate, corporate, and general business matters includes the following

representative transactions:

Real Estate

  • Completed and closed the sale of two adjacent apartment buildings, negotiating with

    multiple bidders to obtain optimal price and terms for the seller.

  • Represented the buyer in a multistate purchase of more than 14,000 acres of agricultural

    property, providing additional counsel on complex title issues and riparian rights. 

  • Negotiated a settlement in the enforcement of a contract for the acquisition of ranch land

    following the seller’s attempt to repudiate the contract, obtaining a lower price per acre

    for the buyer than was negotiated by the parties in the original contract.

  • Restructured a borrower’s life insurance premium financing and mortgage-backed loans

    into a new financing package including term loans and a revolving line of credit.

  • Represented property owners in securing and closing an FHA-insured loan in order to

    restructure the financing on a multifamily housing project. 

  • Negotiated multiple office leases across the Midwest region on behalf of a national

    agribusiness company as the tenant.

  • Prepared and negotiated numerous retail leases in multiple shopping centers owned by

    privately held, commonly owned real estate holding companies.

  • Coordinated the negotiation and preparation of multiple telecommunications leases for a

    public entity as the landlord, acquiring considerable knowledge of the industry and

    market dynamics for use in future negotiations.

Corporate / General Business

  • Represented a multimedia company in the $165 million divesture of its cable/broadband

    division and the subsequent sale of a separate division supplying online publications and

    related services.

  • Assisted a development company in a multimillion-dollar redemption of its membership

    interests and the negotiation of liabilities concerning environmental remediation.

  • Advised a transportation company in the acquisition of a competing business and the

    assumption of a student transportation contract providing its primary source of revenue.

  • Coordinated the overhaul of corporate books and records for a holding company and

    multiple subsidiaries, including amending bylaws, updating minutes, and restructuring

    stock ownership records, and subsequently completed an upstream merger of several

    subsidiaries into the parent corporation.

Professional Affiliations:

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

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Jason C. Peters

Member

Education / Admissions

Phone: (816) 886-4825

Alt: (816) 842-6100

Email: jpeters@swansonmidgley.com

Download PDF Version

Education:

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Fort Hays State University, B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, 2001

Admissions:

  • Kansas, 2004
  • Missouri, 2005

Principal Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Business Transactions
BACK TO OUR TEAM

Jason C. Peters

Member

Professional Affiliations

Phone: (816) 886-4825

Alt: (816) 842-6100

Email: jpeters@swansonmidgley.com

Download PDF Version

Professional Affiliations:

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
BACK TO OUR TEAM

Jason C. Peters

Member

Phone: (816) 886-4825

Alt: (816) 842-6100

Email: jpeters@swansonmidgley.com

Download PDF Version

Main Bio
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BACK TO OUR TEAM

Jason C. Peters

Member

Phone: (816) 886-4825

Alt: (816) 842-6100

Email: jpeters@swansonmidgley.com

Download PDF Version

Education:

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Fort Hays State University, B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, 2001

Admissions:

  • Kansas, 2004
  • Missouri, 2005

Principal Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Business Transactions

Career Overview

Jason is a transactional attorney with broad experience in a variety of matters, including real

estate, corporate, and general business matters. Jason’s experience includes advising clients in

connection with real estate and financing transactions; drafting, reviewing, and negotiating real

estate and corporate documents, including purchase and sale agreements, retail, office, industrial,

and telecommunications leases, and other commercial contracts; navigating title issues and other

due diligence matters relating to the conveyance of real estate; preparing loan documents such as

notes and security instruments; providing counsel with respect to the formation and management

of business entities; and assisting with asset and stock transfers, mergers, acquisitions,

divestitures, and other fundamental business transactions.

Jason’s experience in real estate, corporate, and general business matters includes the following

representative transactions:

Real Estate

  • Completed and closed the sale of two adjacent apartment buildings, negotiating with

    multiple bidders to obtain optimal price and terms for the seller.

  • Represented the buyer in a multistate purchase of more than 14,000 acres of agricultural

    property, providing additional counsel on complex title issues and riparian rights. 

  • Negotiated a settlement in the enforcement of a contract for the acquisition of ranch land

    following the seller’s attempt to repudiate the contract, obtaining a lower price per acre

    for the buyer than was negotiated by the parties in the original contract.

  • Restructured a borrower’s life insurance premium financing and mortgage-backed loans

    into a new financing package including term loans and a revolving line of credit.

  • Represented property owners in securing and closing an FHA-insured loan in order to

    restructure the financing on a multifamily housing project. 

  • Negotiated multiple office leases across the Midwest region on behalf of a national

    agribusiness company as the tenant.

  • Prepared and negotiated numerous retail leases in multiple shopping centers owned by

    privately held, commonly owned real estate holding companies.

  • Coordinated the negotiation and preparation of multiple telecommunications leases for a

    public entity as the landlord, acquiring considerable knowledge of the industry and

    market dynamics for use in future negotiations.

Corporate / General Business

  • Represented a multimedia company in the $165 million divesture of its cable/broadband

    division and the subsequent sale of a separate division supplying online publications and

    related services.

  • Assisted a development company in a multimillion-dollar redemption of its membership

    interests and the negotiation of liabilities concerning environmental remediation.

  • Advised a transportation company in the acquisition of a competing business and the

    assumption of a student transportation contract providing its primary source of revenue.

  • Coordinated the overhaul of corporate books and records for a holding company and

    multiple subsidiaries, including amending bylaws, updating minutes, and restructuring

    stock ownership records, and subsequently completed an upstream merger of several

    subsidiaries into the parent corporation.

Education:

  • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Fort Hays State University, B.A., summa cum laude, Political Science, 2001

Admissions:

  • Kansas, 2004
  • Missouri, 2005

Principal Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate
  • Corporate and Business Transactions

Professional Affiliations:

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)