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Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chartered

7600 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 700
Bethesda, MD 20814-3663
United States
(301) 986.1300

Firm Details

With 60 lawyers and more than half a century of experience in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia, Lerch Early can help you rise to any challenge. If your challenge is growing your business, we structure deals that advance your strategic plans. If your challenge is selling, buying or optimizing real estate interests, we guide you through changing real estate markets and legal landscapes. If your challenge is balancing the needs of a diverse workforce, we act as an extension of your team. If your challenge is leading a common ownership community, we help you create and maintain places where people want to own and invest. If your challenge is resolving a business or family dispute, we seek outcomes that make you whole and protect important relationships. If your challenge is protecting your children or your assets in the event of divorce or death, we protect what's most important to you. When your challenge is finding a creative and loyal advocate to help you make sound, informed, practical decisions--we’re here. Contact us to learn how we can help you rise to your next challenge.

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Maryland in Appellate Practice with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maryland in Land Use and Zoning Law with 7 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Bethesda with 34 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Bethesda with 5 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Bethesda in Appellate Practice with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Bethesda in Land Use and Zoning Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Bethesda in Real Estate Law with 9 lawyers


  • Chambers - Corporate Law
  • Chambers - Litigation
  • Chambers - Real Estate


  • Adventist HealthCare
  • Euro Motocars
  • Lerner Enterprises
  • Safeway
  • Unifirst Corporation

About Our Clients

Commerical Retailers, Distributors & Service Providers: Automotive Repair Association, Dow Jones & Co., Inc. Eastland Food Corp., Hilton Hotels Corp., Home Depot, Safeway, Target
Construction & Engineering: A&M Concrete, Forrester Construction, Thrustmaster of Texas, Tower Resource Management, Health Care Providers: Adventist HealthCare, Inc., Children's Inn of NIH, Human Genome Sciences, MedStar Health, Strategic Pharmeceutical Advisors
Insurance Companies: Aetna, Fidelity, Great American
Real Estate: B.F. Saul Real Estate Trust, The Bozzuto Group, Eakin Youngentob Associates, The JBG Companies, Lerner Enterprises, Miller and Smith Company, New England Development, Ruppert Properties,The Tower Companies, Trammell Crow Company, Winchester Homes
Telecom: Atteloir, Inc., Lockheed Martin, Sterling Software, StratComm, Inc.
Banking & Financial: Adams National Bank, Bank of America, Capital Bank, Citibank, Citizens Bank of Pennsylvania, e-Trade Bank, Independence Federal, M&T Bank, Provident Bank, SunTrust Bank, Virginia Commerce Bank, WashingtonFirst Bank
Associations, Clubs & Communities: Bethesda Country Club, Environmental Recyclers Association, Gazette Newspapers, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Kenwood Country Club, Leisure World
Educational Institutions: Washington Adventist University (formerly Columbia Union College), Holton Arms School, Landon School, Montgomery College Foundation, St. Andrew's Episcopal School, St. Patrick's Episcopal Day School, Washington Christian Academy, Washington Episcopal School

Firm Practice Areas

  • Collaborative Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Divorce
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Arbitration
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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Bethesda, MD

7600 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 700

Bethesda, MD 20814-3663

United States

(301) 986.1300

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