Ann Marie Mehlert is a real estate attorney at Lerch, Early & Brewer in Bethesda, Maryland who works with real estate developers, investors and owners on all aspects of commercial real estate. For more than 25 years she has negotiated and documented transactions from acquisition and financing through development, leasing and sales.
Her experience includes complex real estate transactions involving sales, acquisitions, common interest developments, financing for both raw land and improved property, leasing, 1031 like-kind exchanges and a variety of development and title issues. She also has negotiated and closed complex multi-million dollar financing transactions for clients using equity financing and conventional loan financing.
Ann Marie's clients include large scale residential developers, family-run development companies, individual entrepreneurs, medical professionals and non-profit companies. They describe her with three Ps: persistent, pragmatic and protective of their interests. She has the ability to push a deal forward while keeping all parties on an even keel.
Ann Marie received her Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from Boston College and her Juris Doctor cum laude from The American University Washington College of Law. She is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Prior to joining Lerch Early, Ann Marie practiced at another Bethesda law firm. She currently serves on the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board, on the board of directors of Montgomery Women and as general counsel for Round House Theatre and Rebuilding Together Montgomery County. Ann Marie also is a past president of the suburban Maryland chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW).
After years of spending weekend mornings on soccer fields throughout the country (her husband is a former Division I National College Soccer Coach of the Year and her three children are all former Division I college soccer players), Ann Marie now enjoys Saturday and Sunday mornings from the comfort of her couch, watching English Premier League games on television.
|Attorney||Lerch, Early & Brewer||2012 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|NAIOP||Membership Committee||2014 - Present|
|Rebuilding Together Montgomery County||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|Montgomery Women||Board of Directors||2014 - Present|
|Round House Theatre||General Counsel||2014 - Present|
|Urban Land Institute||Member||N/A|
|Maryland State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|District of Columbia Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Bar Association of Montgomery County||Member||N/A|
|Western Montgomery County Citizens||Advisory Board Member||N/A|
|CREW-Commercial Real Estate Women, Maryland Suburban Chapter||President||2012 - 2012|
|American University Washington College of Law||JD||1984|
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