James L. Brat
Chief Transaction Officer and General Counsel
James L. Brat is the Chief Transaction Officer and General Counsel of FCPT. Before joining FCPT, Mr. Brat was a partner in the real estate department at the law firm of Pircher, Nichols & Meeks where he has practiced since 1998.
He has been involved in all aspects of transactional real estate, with an emphasis on acquisitions and dispositions, financings, joint ventures and development. He also has extensive experience in the financing of real property, including traditional mortgage-based loans, loan participations, mezzanine financing and preferred equity. Mr. Brat received his B.A. in German from Macalester College and his Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law.