Joseph (Jay) Venzon

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Joseph (Jay) Venzon

General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer


+1 (312) 893-2334


Jay Venzon is responsible for overseeing the legal affairs of Ferguson Partners, including contract negotiation, strategic counseling, litigation management, corporate policy creation and all forms of legal risk management. Mr. Venzon also manages human resources, information technology, corporate insurance and employee benefits matters for the firm.

Prior to joining Ferguson Partners, Mr. Venzon was a partner in the Real Estate Department of the Chicago office of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, where he counseled clients on a wide range of real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions, financings and joint ventures.

Mr. Venzon received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law, and his Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in Economics from Harvard University. In his free time, he enjoys doing The New York Times crossword puzzle, baking and playing the cello.

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