Lars Andersen, Counsel in the firm’s Real Estate practice, has over 25 years of legal experience focused on reviewing, negotiating, and drafting commercial office, retail, warehouse, and ground leases. Mr. Andersen has negotiated over a thousand lease deals, running the spectrum from short-term leases of about 1,000 square feet to long-term, single user requirements for 150,000+ square feet.  He represents a wide range of clients, from small regional businesses and non-profits to large national and international corporations.  Before joining the firm, Mr. Andersen served as senior counsel in large multi-billion dollar corporations.


  • Negotiated complex 91,000 RSF lease for single user tenant call center (multinational client) in AZ
  • Negotiated 50,000 RSF office lease in Willis Tower Chicago (fka Sears Tower)
  • Provided legal support on renewal and modification of 150,000 RSF lease for local Defense contractor


  • Objective Interface Systems, VP, General Counsel
  • MCI Systemhouse, Senior Counsel
  • Watson Wyatt, Senior Counsel


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1985
  • American University, B.S., cum laude, 1981 

Practice Areas

Real Estate


  • Washington, DC
  • Maryland