Brian Winterhalter is an experienced commercial real estate attorney with a particular focus on and history of success in land use & zoning matters throughout Northern Virginia.  He represents major developers and national, regional and local companies in all facets of land use, including noteworthy transit-oriented, mixed-use projects - office, hotel, residential and integrated retail, urban infill residential projects, as well as major data center projects and related fiber optic conduit facilities throughout the Ashburn area of Loudoun County.

Brian counsels clients in all aspects of the land use, planning, zoning and development processes.  He is well known for succinctly and persuasively presenting complicated developments to state and local governing authorities throughout Northern Virginia, including Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William Counties and the cities and towns within this region, along with the local planning, transportation, and environmental staffs, planning commissions, elected officials and interested citizens organizations. 

In addition, Brian has emerged as a regional, sought-after expert in crafting the complex ownership and governance regimes for horizontal and vertically-integrated mixed-use developments, including the creation of condominium and subdivision structures, commercial and mixed-use property owners’ associations and reciprocal easement agreements.  Brian successfully navigates the complicated endorsements needed from owners, developers, tenants and lenders - as well as the necessary governmental approvals - to ensure an approvable, financeable and implementable legal structure.