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Maureen Dwyer, Leading Land Use Attorney, Nominated for Prestigious National Award Chambers USA Women in Law Awards: 2012 Real Estate Lawyer of the Year

January 2, 2012Press Releases

Washington DC (January 5, 2012 ) – Goulston & Storrs is proud to announce that Maureen Dwyer, a Director in the firm’s Washington DC office, has been nationally recognized by Chambers USA, as a nominee for the Real Estate Lawyer of the Year in 2012. Maureen is among the most exceptional women in the legal community of the United States. This tremendous honor is being presented at the Chambers USA “Women in Law” awards ceremony on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at The Plaza, 5th Avenue, New York.

Maureen Dwyer is a premiere attorney recognized for her distinguished legal counsel in the real estate industry. Chambers USA acknowledges her outstanding strength, stating "clients recognize Maureen Dwyer as one of the top zoning attorneys..." With an exceptional practice in land use, zoning and municipal law, Maureen represents marquis clients including top universities such as American University, Georgetown University, George Washington University and New York University. She also represents leading real estate developers such as Bozzuto and the Rockefeller Development Group. Maureen works tirelessly on behalf of clients before the DC Council, the DC Zoning Commission, the Board of Zoning Adjustment, the Historic Preservation Review Board, the Mayor’s Agent for Historic Preservation, the Commission of Fine Arts and other district and federal agencies involved in land use matters.

Maureen is a leading female attorney in her field who is repeatedly featured in some of the most renowned legal directories in the country. To name just a few, she is highlighted in Best Lawyers, Chambers USA America’s Leading Business Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell’s Top Women Lawyers of the Northeast, and Washingtonian’s Best Real Estate Lawyers. In addition to her legal work, Maureen regularly serves her community, most recently as a member and former President of the Commercial Real Estate Women and a member and former chair of the Salvation Army Advisory Board.

Co-Managing Director, Doug Husid comments, “With this award, we applaud Maureen’s accomplishments as a superb lawyer and outstanding business woman. She stands out among the best female attorneys reigning from top firms around the United States. (Click to see a full list of nominees.) Goulston & Storrs extends our most heartfelt congratulations to our colleague and friend as she is nationally recognized for her legal acumen and the outstanding contributions she makes on behalf of our country’s real estate industry.”