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Jacqueline G. Hrovat


Jackie takes a personal approach to her practice. She wants to understand her clients’ business goals and takes steps to help them achieve these goals. Jackie is a pragmatic problem-solver who partners with her clients to arrive at the best resolution of a current legal or business issue, or to pre-emptively solve a future issue. She is responsive and available to her clients at all times.

Jackie has extensive experience in real estate development, finance and commercial leasing on a local and national level. She represents some of the largest commercial real estate lenders in Wisconsin on complicated financing transactions. Jackie also represents Milwaukee-based, urban developers in non-traditional transactions involving tax credits, incentive programs and community involvement which combine her skills in the areas of development, finance and leasing.

Prior to joining Mallery & Zimmerman, Jackie was in-house counsel at Continental Properties Company, Inc. a Milwaukee-based real estate development company and an associate in the real estate group at DLA Piper in Chicago, Illinois.

Admitted To Practice

  • • State of Wisconsin

  • • State of Illinois

Professional Activities / Community Involvement

  • • Awarded Women in the Law for 2013 by the Wisconsin Law Journal

  • • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW), National Delegate Representing Wisconsin, 2013

  • • McConnell CREW Networking Award, Wisconsin Chapter, 2011

  • • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Wisconsin Programs Co-Chair, 2013-2014

  • • Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Awards, Environmental/Sustainability Category Winner for Clock Shadow Building

  • • Board Member, Radio Milwaukee, Inc.

  • • Board Member, Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse, 2012-2013

  • • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Small Business Development Center, Guest Lecturer on formation of business entities and related legal matters, Spring/Fall 2010


  • • B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1997

  • • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, 2001

  • • The John Marshall Journal of Computer and Information Law, Staff Editor

  • • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Fraternity