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McCandlish Law Firm Adds Commercial Real Estate Principal

For immediate release
December 7, 2015
McCandlish Law Firm Adds Commercial Real Estate Principal

The Northern Virginia law firm of McCandlish Lillard is pleased to announce that C. Vincent Leon-Guerrero has joined the firm as a principal in its Real Estate Practice Group. A recognized real estate attorney in the Washington metropolitan area, Mr. Leon-Guerrero focuses his practice on commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, leasing, financing and development. He joins McCandlish Lillard from Blank Rome LLP, where he was a partner in Blank Rome’s Washington, D.C. office.

Over the last 20 years, Mr. Leon-Guerrero has developed a national and local practice representing institutional and non-institutional investors, REITs, manufacturing and service companies, government contractors, developers, non-profits, banks and other lenders and individuals in all aspects of commercial real estate transactions.

“We are excited to welcome Vince to the Firm. Vince’s vast experience will be an excellent addition to our real estate group and will bolster the growth of the practice not only in Northern Virginia but also in the greater Washington area,” said R. Peyton Mahaffey, McCandlish Lillard’s President. “Vince’s sophisticated legal experience and capabilities complement our existing real estate and land use expertise and will help us serve our clients’ increasingly complex real estate needs.”

Mr. Leon-Guerrero is admitted to practice in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia and earned his J.D., summa cum laude, from The Washington College of Law at American University, and his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

McCandlish Lillard now has 25 attorneys, with offices in Fairfax and Leesburg. The law firm has been meeting the legal needs of businesses and individuals in Northern Virginia and throughout the Commonwealth for more than 100 years. For more information regarding McCandlish Lillard, either call Mr. Leon-Guerrero at the phone number above, or the firm at 703-273-2288 or visit its website at