Principal, Director of Legal
Jen Manter is Director of Legal at Intersect Power, heading the firm’s legal department and overseeing legal affairs.
Prior to joining Intersect Power, Jen was an attorney at Pircher, Nichols & Meeks LLP, one of the most respected and sophisticated commercial real estate law firms in the United States. During her seven years there, Jen played a leading role in managing and negotiating a number of large-scale real estate acquisition, sale, and financing transactions, and developed an expertise in land development and leasing for various types of land, including hotel, vineyard, multi-family housing, industrial and vacant properties. She has provided counsel, in the areas of not only real estate law but also general corporate matters, to major private equity real estate investment firms, their development partners and property managers.
Jen began her legal career at Winston & Strawn LLP, practicing as a general commercial litigation attorney in both New York City and Chicago. While there, she worked on telecommunications and false-advertising cases, as well as a variety of real estate and contract disputes.
Jen earned a JD from Duke University School of Law, where she was an editor of the Duke Law Journal. She also holds two degrees in English Language and Literature: an M.A. from Washington University, and a B.A. from Northwestern University.