Practice Areas 

Honors and Awards

 Education and  Professional Activities

Bar Admissions and Professional Affiliations

  •      Commercial Leasing and Property Management
    •               Office, Retail, Industrial , and Flex Space Leases
    •               Ground Leases


  • Acquisitions  and Dispositions, General Business Matters and Estates


  • Financings and Equity Investments
    •           Acquisition, Development, and Construction


  • Project Development and Ownership Structuring (including Joint Ventures)

  • Design, Construction, Project Management, and Related Agreements

  • Dispute Resolution (Litigation and Arbitration)

  • Public-Private Partnerships  (P3s)

Honors & Awards


 Best Lawyers in America in Real Estate Law, 2021 - 2017, 2012 – 2004
 Super Lawyer – Washington, D.C. and Maryland in Real Estate Law, 2018, 2017, and 2012

 U.S. News & World Report Best Lawyers & Law Firms Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Real Estate, 2021 Tier 2; 2019,  2011 – 2012; Tier 3
 A Legal 500 Recommended U.S. Real Estate Lawyer for DC Transactions and Finance, 2009– 2007

Martindale-Hubbell AV 5.0 Preeminent Peer Review Rating  (highest  possible rating) since 1998

Co-Chair (elected) and Financial Officer, D.C. Bar Real Estate Section and Steering Committee Member 1997-1992
Avvo 10.0 Rating (highest possible rating) 
Appointee – D.C. Bar Board of Elections, 1998 –  1996
 Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1984
 Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, 1979
 Yale University, B.A. 1979

Professional Activities
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
Member – Board of Directors, National Foundation for Cancer Research, 2009 – present
Member and Past President – Board of Directors, Yale Club of Washington, D.C., 2009 – 2016 (President 2011  – 2015; Treasurer – 2016)
Member, Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Corporate Counsel Association

Former Member, Association of Corporate Counsel, 2012 – 2015

Bar Admissions
 Maryland      District of Columbia      Virginia      Pennsylvania

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

Commercial Real Estate Practice Areas

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