"Addressing the unique challenges of each business transaction, whether it involves one billion dollars or hundreds of thousands, I focus on my client’s business objectives, identify and evaluate appropriate structuring alternatives and negotiate and implement transaction documents which provide an effective means of achieving those objectives"
Principal Real Estate Attorney
For more than 40 years, Alan Mark has concentrated on corporate, commercial and real estate finance matters. He has considerable experience in title insurance and underwriting issues as a result of his representation of various local, regional and national financial institutions.
Since 1996, Alan Mark has overseen more than $1 billion of structured lease financing transactions for the acquisition and development of nearly 2 million square feet of biotechnology research and development facilities and cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities. In 2006, Alan Mark was lead counsel for the seller/lessee in what is believed to have been one of the largest private real estate transactions in the State of Maryland, to that point in time.
Alan Mark is a member of the Maryland and District of Columbia bars. Between 1987 and 1998 he was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law School and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at American University’s Washington College of Law since 1992, where he has taught real estate finance and development.
Alan Mark serves on the Montgomery County Advisory Board of Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T - 2006-present) and formerly on the Strategic Council of the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. (2008-2013) and has been profiled in Who’s Who in America. Alan was selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America (2014-2018) for Real Estate Law.
Maryland District of Columbia
LL.M. in Taxation, George Washington University National Law Center, 1977 J.D., Cum Laude, American University, Washington College of Law, 1973 - Editor of The American University Law Review B.A., New York University, 1969
Accolades & Awards
Best Lawyers in America - Best Lawyers (2014-2018) “2004 Best Real Estate Deals” - Best Office Sale-Suburban, Washington Business Journal Best Law Firms – U.S. News & Best Lawyers - Tier 2 National Ranking for Real Estate - Tier 1 Metropolitan (D.C. area) Ranking for Real Estate AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated