Press Release
June 24, 2009

Holland & Knight Partner Stuart Mendelsohn Installed As Chairman of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce

McLean, VA – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Stuart Mendelsohn, a partner in the firm’s Northern Virginia office, was installed as Chairman of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce on June 17 at the organization’s Annual Chairman’s Luncheon and Blue Diamond Awards.

Mendelsohn has served on the board of the Chamber since 1991 and on its Executive Committee for 10 of those years. He took a hiatus from the Executive Committee during his eight years in elected office on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Mendelsohn is the second Holland & Knight attorney to serve as Chairman; Dick Duvall, also a partner in the firm's Northern Virginia office, and head of the Government Contracts practice has served as past Chairman of the Chamber.

Mendelsohn's practice concentrates on real estate, land use, government affairs and corporate law. His clients include a broad range of corporations, non-profit organizations, builders and developers. In addition to his eight years on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, he also spent two years as vice Chairman of the Fairfax County School Board and also served on a number of state and regional transportation commissions, land use committees and councils, including the Tysons Corner Land Use Task Force.

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