Jessica L. Conn | Partner

“All of the people at Starfield & Smith have been extremely responsive and great to work with!”

Jessica is a Partner in Starfield & Smith’s Fort Washington, PA office. She practices business law specializing in commercial lending and government guaranteed lending. She represents banks, credit unions and certified development companies in closing and funding loans.

  • Reviews guaranty purchase packages
  • Assists lenders in appealing SBA recommendations for repair or denial of guarantees
  • Performs post-closing audits of both specific loans and SBA loan portfolios

Jessica also consults with lenders and lender service providers on eligibility issues related to loan structuring.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and cooking.

Jessica L. Conn | Partner

Jessica Conn Starfield and Smith

“All of the people at Starfield & Smith have been extremely responsive and great to work with!”

Jessica is a Partner in Starfield & Smith’s Fort Washington, PA office. She practices business law specializing in commercial lending and government guaranteed lending. She represents banks, credit unions and certified development companies in closing and funding loans.

  • Reviews guaranty purchase packages
  • Assists lenders in appealing SBA recommendations for repair or denial of guarantees
  • Performs post-closing audits of both specific loans and SBA loan portfolios

Jessica also consults with lenders and lender service providers on eligibility issues related to loan structuring.

In her spare time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and cooking.

Representative Matters Highlights

Closed a loan financing a business acquisition secured by over 275 vehicles registered in 5 different states

Closed a complex refinance secured by multiple real estate parcels

Defended a denial of a guarantee based on alleged imprudent underwriting practices

Performed a portfolio audit of 14 performing SBA loans for a bank’s assessment of reserves and closing procedure

Closed a complex acquisition of affiliated businesses located in different states, occurring in multiple phases and with varying cross-collateral/cross-default provisions

Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey

Memberships

  • National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders
  • National Association of Development Companies

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law – L.L.M.
  • Fordham University School of Law – J.D.
  • Barnard College – B.A

Publications