Bousquet Holstein is pleased to announce that Natalie P. Hempson-Elliott and Jana K. McDonald have been elected as Members of the firm.

Natalie joined Bousquet Holstein in 2014 and is part of the firm’s Real Estate, Business, and Public Finance Practice Groups. Natalie has over 10 years of experience representing clients in various business, real estate, and public finance transactions. She has served and advised clients in matters relating to real estate development, commercial lending and financing, leasing, and the acquisition and sale of real property interests. She has significant experience representing not-for-profit and for-profit developers, and advising on transactions involving low income housing tax credits, federal and state funding sources, and conventional construction and permanent financing. Natalie also serves and advises clients in various corporate matters, including entity structuring and formations, intra-company issues, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, and other transactional projects. Natalie is a Cum Laude graduate of Syracuse University College of Law and a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Natalie currently serves on the Board of Directors of Vera House. She and her family reside in Camillus.

Jana joined Bousquet Holstein in 2017 and is part of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group.  She handles commercial real estate transactions and represents business, institutional and individual clients in connection with a wide-range of real property, land use, and related matters including renewable energy projects, conservation, utility and access easements, construction contracts and development approvals, litigation and foreclosure, site acquisition due diligence, contract and neighbor disputes, restrictive covenant enforcement, and tax and title issues.  Jana began her career representing commercial and industrial developers in New Jersey and South Florida, later served as the City of Utica’s Director of Planning where she advised zoning, planning, and historic preservation boards, and subsequently practiced as a transactional and real property litigation attorney in Cazenovia, NY at the Lindenfeld Law Firm.  Jana graduated from the University of Florida College of Law and the University of Virginia School of Architecture, with a Bachelor in City Planning.  She resides with her family in Cazenovia.