Washington, DC and Reston, VA – April 22, 2013 – Cooley LLP announced today that it was named "Top Law Firm" at the 2012 GWCAR Best in Industry Awards. According to The Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors, this award recognizes the premier Real Estate Law Firm practicing in Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, DC in 2012.
Cooley received the Award at the GWCAR 2013 Commercial Awards Dinner, held Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. Attended by more than 400 of the best in the industry, the GWCAR has long been known as an elite annual event for commercial real estate.
"This tremendous recognition from the GWCAR is a testament to the unique talents of both our Real Estate Transactions and Land Use & Zoning teams, which together create a dominant presence in the Greater Washington, DC marketplace," said Cooley's Real Estate Practice Group Leader, Antonio J. Calabrese. "Our decades-long relationships with the GWCAR and its active members are prized by every member of the Real Estate team, and this is a very special award for all of us at Cooley."
View the complete list of GWCAR award winners here.
GWCAR is the premier regional trade association dedicated to serving commercial real estate interests throughout the District of Columbia, Suburban Maryland and Northern Virginia. GWCAR strives to make the Greater Washington area more conducive to business. Comprised of more than 600 commercial brokers and affiliated professionals, GWCAR is a member-driven, customer-focused service organization, which exists to enhance our members' ability to serve the public, ethically, professionally and successfully. GWCAR is affiliated with the National Association of REALTORS®, a national trade association representing nearly 1.3 million members involved in all aspects of real estate.
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