Edward A. Bloom is a Principal attorney in the Real Estate Law and Business Transactions practice group. With over 39 years of experience, his practice is primarily concentrated on real estate development, real estate leasing, real estate workouts and foreclosures, real estate litigation, real estate and corporate lending, mergers and acquisitions, business advice, succession planning, company formation, corporate and transactional matters.
Ed regularly counsels developers, owners and users on acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, financing and development projects. He has extensive experience on all types of lease matters, representing tenants in the negotiation of leases from 5,000 to over 100,000 square feet in size. In addition, He represents numerous non-profit entities and commercial contractors on their corporate matters, real estate development and leasing requirements. Ed has drafted and negotiated many work agreements for tenant build-out in connection with leasing matters. He has represented lenders, borrowers and asset portfolio purchasers on loan workouts, restructurings and foreclosures. He represents several of the largest commercial subcontractors in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area on corporate, real estate, financing and succession planning matters. Ed also represents several large international European and Middle East companies on their real estate and corporate matters in the United States.
Ed has formed numerous corporate and non-profit entities, frequently representing corporate clients on acquisitions, expansions and mergers. Ed also assists corporate clients and their principals on corporate structure, software licensing and succession.
Prior to entering private practice from 1984-1988, Ed served four years as in-house counsel to a real estate development company in the Washington, D.C. area.
Ed is the only attorney to have held a closing at the White House when a former President and his wife purchased their future home in Washington, D.C. from one of Ed’s clients.
- Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2024
- AV Preeminent® Top Rated Lawyers. 2019
"I am proud to continue to have the same clients I began with over 38 years ago, along with many more. I am also honored to now represent several children of my original clients on their real estate and corporate matters. This gives me the greatest pleasure and satisfaction of all."
— Ed Bloom