Edward S. West

Commercial Real Estate Matters.


Super Lawyer – Washington, D.C. and Maryland in Real Estate Law, 2012, 2017, and 2018

Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law, 2017 - 2023, 2004 – 2012
US News & World Report Best Lawyers & Law Firms Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Real Estate, 2021 Tier 2, 2019,  Tier 3, 2011, 2012
Co-Chair (elected) and Financial Officer, D.C. Bar Real Estate Section and Steering Committee Member 1992-1997 

A "Legal 500" Recommended U.S. Real Estate Lawyer for D.C. Transactions and Finance, 2007 – 2009

Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent 5.0 Peer Review Rating  (5 is top rating) since 1998

Avvo 10.0 Rating (10 is top rating) 

D.C. Bar Board of Elections, 1996 –  1998

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1984

Cornell University Graduate School of Business Management, 1979
 Yale University, B.A. 1979

Co-Chair and Financial Officer – D.C. Bar Real Estate Section, 1992 – 1997
Frequent D.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Faculty Panelist – Commercial Leasing and Development, 1988 – 2012

Bar Admissions:    District of Columbia    Maryland

                                     Virginia                             Pennsylvania

National Foundation for Cancer Research - Member, Board of Directors,  2015 – present
Yale Club of Washington, D.C.  - President, 2011 – 2015;  and Member, Board of Directors,  2009 – 2016

Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Corporate Counsel Association - Member,

Other Professional Affiliations:

Maryland State Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar
Virginia State Bar Association

Our firm specializes in providing  our clients with practical, cost-effective legal  solutions to their commercial real estate-related transactions and general business matters with premier quality and highly responsive service

Practical Solutions.  Premier Quality. 

Our law firm concentrates  in the areas of commercial leasing and property management, commercial acquisitions and dispositions, real estate development, finance, design/construction, and other commercial real estate-related transactions, and general business and estate matters. We represent, at reasonable rates, a wide variety of tenants, landlords, developers, businesses, trade associations and other not-for-profit organizations, and individuals in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia (and formerly in Pennsylvania ).


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