Cozen O’Connor: Bruno, Christian S.

Christian S. Bruno

Member

Miami

(305) 677-0202

(305) 704-5955

Recent Publication:

Coronavirus and Commercial Real Estate Leases [Alert]

Christian Bruno, Matt Robbins, Jon Schoenwetter, and Erin Szulewski discuss the impact the COVID-19 outbreak is having on commercial real estate assets whose tenant occupants are experiencing complete or partial shutdown of their business operations.

Christian is a transactional attorney practicing in the areas of real estate, real estate finance, and general corporate and business law. Christian handles all aspects of commercial real estate and finance transactions, including acquisitions, leasing, development, joint ventures, loan issuances and restructurings, note purchases, workouts, and fund formations in Florida and throughout the United States. Christian represents real estate investment trusts, private equity funds, local and regional banks, financial institutions, private U.S. and foreign national investors, landlords, tenants, operators, and developers involving properties of all types, including office buildings, shopping centers, retail stores, multifamily apartment buildings, industrial complexes, mixed-use properties, restaurants, hotels, health care facilities, and high-end residential properties.

Christian also represents regional and national businesses in commercial contracts, asset acquisitions and sales, private financings, and general corporate matters, including acting as outside general counsel to businesses in the hospitality and retail industries.

Christian attended Boston College for his undergraduate degree and earned a joint J.D./M.B.A. degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Christian is admitted to practice in Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania. He is fluent in Spanish.

Experience

News

Cozen O’Connor Welcomes Christian Bruno to the Firm’s Real Estate Practice in Miami

May 05, 2016

Bruno is a transactional attorney who handles all aspects of commercial real estate and finance transactions, including acquisitions, leasing, development, joint ventures, loan issuances and restructurings, note purchases, workouts, and fund formations in Florida and throughout the United States.

Publications

Coronavirus and Commercial Real Estate Leases [Alert]

March 18, 2020

Christian Bruno, Matt Robbins, Jon Schoenwetter, and Erin Szulewski discuss the impact the COVID-19 outbreak is having on commercial real estate assets whose tenant occupants are experiencing complete or partial shutdown of their business operations.

Education

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • University of Pittsburgh, M.B.A., 2000
  • Boston College, B.A., 1996

Awards & Honors

Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (Real Estate) 2012 – 2014

  • Florida
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania

Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association 

Florida Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section 

Urban Land Institute