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Holland & Knight LLP

Real Estate

6 ranked lawyersBand 1District of ColumbiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

A stellar offering noted for its assistance to clients on significant real estate developments in the DC metropolitan area. Offers clients the full range of real estate services, including counsel on sophisticated financing and leasing matters. Possesses noteworthy strength in representing clients on complex mixed-use developments. Also recognized for its outstanding land use and zoning expertise.

Strengths

A client says: "The firm is very professional, and all the lawyers are very smart and dedicated. They are great people to work with."

Another notes of the land use and zoning team: "They were very well informed, organized and were able to help with our overall strategy."

Work highlights

Represented LCOR in the acquisition of a $300 million Washington DC development site, utilizing various cash and debt investments.

Notable practitioners

Christine Shiker regularly handles zoning and land use matters for major developer clients. She also leads the firm's foreign mission land use team, which represents foreign governments in DC zoning and land use matters.

David Silver handles complex property and ground leasing matters as part of a wider transactional real estate practice.
"He is a giant of the DC real estate world, a prince of a person and a fabulous lawyer.""He is very professional, smart, and dedicated to his clients."

Janis Schiff is held in high regard for her strong retail leasing practice. She offers further experience in acquisitions and sales as part of wider transactional capabilities.

Kyrus Freeman has developed a strong reputation for his expertise in zoning law. He has advised on zoning aspects of numerous major developments in Washington.
"His legal advice is very strategic and efficient.""He is a very talented attorney, and he's got a great personality."

Norman Glasgow heads the firm's DC land use and zoning group and has significant experience handling a range of projects, including mixed-use developments and zoning adjustments.

Tara Scanlon 's wide-ranging experience includes the acquisition and development of multifamily, retail and office properties. She is noted by market sources for her expertise in leasing matters.
"She brings an extraordinary amount of experience and expertise to her drafting and her interactions with her counterparts."

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Real Estate

Holland & Knight LLP

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Location

800 17th Street, NW

Suite 1100

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

District of Columbia

Real Estate


David C Silver
Band 1
Janis Boyarsky Schiff
Band 3
Tara A Scanlon
Band 3

Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use


Christine M Shiker
Band 2
Kyrus Lamont Freeman
Band 2
Norman Glasgow Jr
Band 1