Dorothea W. Dickerman

Dorothea is co-chair of the firm's distressed real estate practice group and head of the firm’s transactional real estate lawyers for the firm's Washington, D.C. and Tysons Corner offices. She has more than 25 years' experience handling the full range of commercial real estate law, real estate leasing and ground leasing and real estate finance issues including development projects, acquisitions and dispositions, leases, debt and equity financings, workouts, foreclosures and restructurings both in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area and nationally. She represents lenders, local and national developers, individual businesses and REITs.

She regularly provides counsel on sophisticated mixed-use projects from inception of the transaction through closing. She advises several major companies and hotel owners on their acquisitions, dispositions, workouts and financings. She often works with clients on residential and commercial condominium projects.

She has extensive leasing experience representing landlords and tenants in commercial leasing, negotiating retail, restaurant, shopping center, hospitality, office, stadium and industrial leases and ground leases.

A former commercial real estate agent, Dorothea creates practical business and legal solutions for all types of developed and undeveloped real property assets.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Real Estate and Land Use, 2) Distressed Real Estate, 3) Banking and Finance, 4) Corporate and 5) Restructuring and Insolvency
Law School Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D.,1983
Education Amherst College, B.A., 1980
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association
Most recent firm McGuireWoods LLP
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