FisherBroyles, LLP, the first and world’s largest distributed law firm partnership, is pleased to announce the addition of Edward Zughaib as a partner in the firm’s Washington, D.C., office and Real Estate and Financial Services & Lending practice groups.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Edward as another experienced practitioner who brings valuable Big Law credentials to FisherBroyles,” said FisherBroyles Global Corporate Managing Partner Michael Pierson. “With his decades of experience in real estate and real estate finance, Edward is a great addition to our DC office, whose partners offer a wide range of litigation and transactional services for our clients both regionally and across the country.”

Mr. Zughaib said, “I look forward to continuing my practice at FisherBroyles and introducing clients to the added value that the firm’s distributed partnership offers in eliminating the inefficiencies of the traditional law firm model. I also believe my clients will greatly benefit from the deep bench strength that FisherBroyles provides in all areas to address clients’ most critical needs.”

Mr. Zughaib focuses his practice in real estate and real estate finance, including loans, workouts, foreclosures, the purchase and sale of real property, and the leasing of office, retail and industrial space. He has represented regional and national lenders and borrowers in loans secured by real estate and other collateral. He also has represented owners, developers and investors in acquiring and developing land for retail, commercial, industrial and residential real estate projects and in acquiring, selling and operating retail, office, multi-family and industrial properties. In addition, Mr. Zughaib’s experience includes creating and administering complex reciprocal covenant and easement agreements for large office parks and mixed-use developments, and representing landlords and tenants with respect to office, retail and industrial properties on an international basis.

Mr. Zughaib most recently was a partner at Locke Lord LLP. He also previously practiced at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, McGuire Woods LLP and Boothe, Prichard & Dudley,

Mr. Zughaib received his J.D. from Syracuse University College of Law and his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University. He has been listed for Real Estate Law in The Best Lawyers in America referral guide for the last 20 years.

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Founded in 2002, FisherBroyles, LLP is the first and world’s largest distributed law firm partnership. The Next Generation Law Firm® has grown to over 225 attorneys in 22 offices nationwide. The FisherBroyles’ efficient and cost-effective Law Firm 2.0® model leverages talent and technology instead of unnecessary overhead that does not add value to our clients, all without sacrificing BigLaw quality. Visit our website at www.fisherbroyles.com to learn more about our firm’s unique approach and how we can best meet your legal needs.