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Theodora Stringham Named Northern Virginia Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Tysons Corner, VA| December 20, 2019

Theodora Stringham pictured at Awards Ceremony Luncheon

Theodora Stringham, a Principal attorney with Offit Kurman, has been selected as a Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year by the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center.

The Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center is a program of the Fairfax Law Foundation, the charitable arm of the Fairfax Bar Association (FBA). For over 35 years, the Fairfax Law Foundation has helped residents of Fairfax County access legal services and education. Through the program, volunteer lawyers, law students, and paralegals provide top-quality legal assistance to individuals who could not otherwise afford it.

“I am honored to be named as a Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center,” said Ms. Stringham. “Volunteering pro bono is rewarding and a privilege. My thanks to the Pro Bono office, which has guided me through pro bono and tirelessly assists thousands of our community members annually.”

As part of her pro bono work, Ms. Stringham serves as a regular volunteer with the Fairfax County Bar Association’s Neighborhood Outreach and Employment Panel Programs. She also currently serves as the Chair of the Real Estate Practice Section of the Fairfax Bar Association and Vice President for Marketing and Public Relations for the Northern Virginia Society for Human Resources Management (NOVA SHRM).

In her practice at Offit Kurman, Ms. Stringham assists individuals, businesses, and organizations with growing successfully while minimizing liability. Focusing on real estate and personnel needs, Ms. Stringham executes sustainable plans for real estate development and employee matters. She provides comprehensive representation for everyday growth issues, including, but not limited to, re-zonings, site plan approvals, eminent domain/valuation concerns, employment discrimination, and disciplinary issues. Ms. Stringham's scope of representation ranges from identifying potential liability and providing counseling/training, all the way through representation at trial.

Ms. Stringham has extensive trial and appellate experience, having litigated numerous complex land use disputes. She has served as counsel for clients such as the Virginia Department of Transportation and has argued before the Supreme Court of Virginia. Ms. Stringham also provides litigation support for employment issues, as well as trial representation for discrimination issues, non-compete matters, contract disputes, and disciplinary/termination concerns. Having previously represented both employees and management, she is available to provide employment counseling aimed at reaching workplace resolutions in a direct and effective manner.

To learn more about the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center and the Fairfax Law Foundation, visit To contact Theodora Stringham, please visit her Offit Kurman attorney page.



Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices throughout the East Coast and in Southern California, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s 280+ attorneys counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice. Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration.