Press Release
October 3, 2011

Stuart Mendelsohn Named Head of Holland & Knight's Northern Virginia Office

TYSONS CORNER, Va. – October 3, 2011 – Holland & Knight is pleased to announce that Stuart Mendelsohn has been appointed executive partner of its Northern Virginia office, which is located in Tysons Corner.  Mendelsohn, a partner who joined the firm in 2004, also serves as deputy leader of the Mid-Atlantic land use and government practice group.  

"Stu is well respected by his colleagues and clients alike," said Steven Sonberg, Holland & Knight managing partner.  "He brings a wealth of talent to his new position, and I am confident that under his leadership our Northern Virginia office will continue to prosper and grow."

"For the past seven years, I have been fortunate to work with an incredible team of lawyers and staff," said Mendelsohn.  "To be selected to lead the office is truly an honor, and I look forward to further expanding our presence in this competitive legal marketplace." 

Mendelsohn practices in the areas of real estate, land use, litigation, government affairs and corporate law.  His clients include a broad range of corporations, non-profit organizations, builders and developers.  He received a J.D. degree from the George Mason University School of Law, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology.  Mendelsohn formerly served on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and was recently the chairman of the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce.

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