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Devorah Maho Lewin

Devorah Maho Lewin

Senior Attorney

Devorah Lewin practices all aspects of commercial real estate development and finance and represents institutional investors, developers, lenders, borrowers and other business entities in transactions, including joint venture, acquisition and development, leasing, management, commercial finance, purchase and sale, and 1031 tax-deferred exchange transactions.

Her representation includes drafting and negotiating joint venture agreements, operating agreements, development agreements, purchase and sale contracts, management agreements, leases, finance documents, CC&Rs and reciprocal easement agreements.

Areas of FocusReal Estate
Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaMarylandNew York


Devorah has represented:
  •  One of the nation's largest real estate investment advisors in joint ventures, acquisitions, dispositions and development projects in Maryland; New York; Washington, DC; and Virginia
  • A private equity real estate investment fund in the $41 million Phase I portion of joint development project in Baltimore County, Maryland
  • The owner in the sale of a 74-acre property in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland, to the State of Maryland for use by Department of Natural Resources
  • A nonprofit corporation in the acquisition, financing, subdivision and development of affordable housing project in Wicomico County, Maryland
  • A construction lender in providing $13 million New Markets Tax Credit financing for construction of mixed-use projects in Baltimore
  • A private investor in a 1031 exchange and financing of a shopping center acquisition
  • A private equity real estate investment fund in drafting and negotiating a declaration of covenants for a 238-acre business park in Baltimore County, Maryland
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall School of Law)
  • B.A., History and Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara 2000
    with Highest Honors 

Civic and Charitable

  • Hebrew Free Loan Association of Baltimore – Board of Directors (2007 - 2017)

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association: Real Property Section Council, 2011 - 2020
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Advanced Real Property Institute: Co-Chair - 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018; Chair, 2014; Co-Chair, 2013



+1 410 580 4397
(Work, Baltimore (Mount Washington))