Adam W. Walsh is a partner of Grossberg, Yochelson, Fox & Beyda, LLP.  He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Juris Doctor degree from the College of William and Mary School of Law. Mr. Walsh has 20 years of experience working with both institutional and entrepreneurial clients in the acquisition, development, structuring, leasing and financing of commercial real estate projects.  The complex transactions that Mr. Walsh handles include joint venture formations, construction, mezzanine and permanent loans, ground leases, recapitalizations and sale-leasebacks.  Mr. Walsh also advises pension funds, real estate advisory groups, real estate investment trusts and commercial and residential developers.  These projects include office buildings, new and converted residential condominiums, assisted living and other senior housing and medical facilities, regional and strip shopping centers and retail and mixed-use developments.  Mr. Walsh has spearheaded legal teams in closing large, multi-state and multi-property acquisitions and dispositions, and has managed commercial finance transactions in nearly all 50 states. Mr. Walsh also represents institutional and entrepreneurial landlords in leasing office, retail and industrial/flex space.

Practice Areas:

Real Estate Leasing

Real Estate Development, Structuring and Finance

Real Estate Acquisitions and Dispositions

Publications:

“BLT v. Norvin – Danger for Tenants in Generic Lease Provisions” (September 2016, publication pending)

“Rights of First Offer – Drafting to Preserve Landlord Flexibility,” Commercial Leasing Law and Strategy (December 2014

“Green Issues to Consider in Drafting and Negotiating Office Building Leases,” Bureau of National Affairs, Inc (March 2012)

“Strengthening Letter of Credit Security Provisions; Commercial Leasing Law and Strategy (February 2010)

“Incorporate Sustainable Practices into Tenant – Landlord Contracts,” Commercial Investment Real Estate (November 2009)

“Developer Strategies to Limit Warranty Claims,” Real Estate Finance (February 2006)

“Homeland Security for D.C. Office Market,” National Real Estate Investor (April 2003)

“Controversial Law Changes Commercial Foreclosures,” Washington Business Journal (December 2001)

“Liability for Contaminated Property: Secured Creditor Exemption Upheld,” National Law Journal (1999)

“Reasonable Speech Regulations in Private Shopping Centers,” National Law Journal (1998)

Rankings:

Best Lawyers in America – Real Estate (2014, 2015 & 2016)

Best Lawyer in “Washington, D.C. & Baltimore’s: Best Lawyers”  (2013 and 2014)

Legal 500 Leading Lawyer for Real Estate in the District of Columbia (2012)

Member:

Arlington Real Estate Group, Board Member

D.C. Real Estate Group, Past President and Board Member

District of Columbia Building Industry Association

Urban Land Institute

Notre Dame Club of Washington, DC