Venable recently announced that Evan Pritchard has joined the firm's Real Estate practice as counsel in Tysons Corner. Pritchard's practice focuses on securing zoning and land use approvals for developers and landowners in jurisdictions throughout Northern Virginia, particularly in Arlington, Fairfax County, the City of Fairfax, and the City of Falls Church, among others. He advises clients on state and federal legislation and regulations affecting real estate development and important changes to local jurisdictions' comprehensive plans and zoning ordinances. His clients include mixed-use project developers, large corporate clients and some work for nonprofits and churches. An experienced litigator, he also worked with the Environment & Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, serving as lead counsel on 25 civil cases in federal court.
News of Pritchard’s move to Venable was featured in Mclean Patch on January 9, 2017, Citybizlist on January 10, 2017, the Washington Post on January 15, 2017, and Washington Business Journal on January 25, 2017.