Michelle A Rosati

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Michelle A. Rosati is a partner in Holland & Knight's Tysons office. Ms. Rosati's practice is focused on land use and real estate development. She has successfully represented applicants in a wide variety of complex land use applications in jurisdictions throughout Northern Virginia and the Virginia Piedmont since 1993. She brings a creative, solution-oriented approach to simple or complex real estate matters, offering her clients a full range of experience including representation in feasibility studies and due diligence and through the legislative and ministerial approval processes and, when necessary, represents clients in judicial appeals on zoning and land use matters. Ms. Rosati has helped clients secure approvals for myriad residential developments, commercial and multi-use developments, and has a rich and varied experience in obtaining high-impact use approvals. She has obtained zoning approvals for her clients in some of the most sensitive areas in the Virginia Piedmont, bringing communities, elected officials and landowners to consensus.

Honors & Awards

  • Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Service All-Star, 2014
  • The Legal 500 USA, Real Estate & Construction: Real Estate, 2012
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use, 2008-2014
  • Rising Stars, Virginia Super Lawyers magazine, Land Use and Zoning, 2007, 2008
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated


  • Virginia State Bar- Real Property and Local Government Law Sections
  • Loudoun Interfaith Relief, Board of Directors
  • Federalist Society
  • Northern Virginia Building Industry Association