Assistant County Attorney Geri Bonzon Keenan joined the County Attorney’s Office in 1995. She currently serves as the Lead Attorney for the Real Estate and Commercial Transaction section of the office and is a member of both the Commercial and Construction Litigation section and the Tax and Finance section. Over the years, Geri has served in a number of different practice areas, including complex commercial transactions, real estate, municipal finance, tax increment financing, aviation, social services and procurement.
Geri has an extensive transactional practice with particular emphasis on commercial development projects. For example, she has represented the County with respect to the development, design, construction and financing of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, the American Airlines Arena, the new Marlins ballpark and the Port Tunnel. As counsel on those projects she handled the preparation of documentation, including, development and construction contracts, professional service agreements, operating and management agreements, guaranty agreements, interlocal cooperation agreements with other governmental agencies and financing documents related to the issuance of municipal debt.
Geri received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from Florida International University in 1991 and a Masters of Science in Taxation from Florida International University in 1995. She earned her Juris Doctor in 1995 from the University of Miami School of Law. Geri is a member of the Florida Bar.