Henry F. Brandenstein, Jr.

Brandenstein Henry

Henry Brandenstein is a highly regarded transactional real estate attorney focused on the purchase, sale, development, construction, and financing of office, retail, residential, multifamily, and condominium properties. Henry represents real estate owners and developers in obtaining permanent and bridge loans, construction loans, and other financing structures.

Henry’s practice includes assisting clients with negotiating and structuring large portfolio transactions, joint ventures, preferred equity, and build-to-suit transactions. Clients also rely on Henry for help with agreements with architects, engineers, general contractors, and other development and construction professionals. He regularly counsels clients on the planning, construction, and development aspects of diverse real estate investments.




  • J.D. American University, Washington College of Law 1981
  • B.A. State University of New York at Buffalo 1977

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Member, American Bar Association


  • Super Lawyers, Real Estate, Virginia, 2009 – 2016 
  • Chambers USA, Real Estate, Northern Virginia, 2008 – 2010, 2016 – 2021
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2024
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Peer-Review Rated