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D.C. CREW 2004 Outstanding Achievement Award Washington D.C. – Dece…

D.C. CREW 2004 Outstanding Achievement Award

Washington D.C. – December 20, 2004 – LAWFUEL – First with law news – The Washington D.C. Chapter of Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) awarded Janis B. Schiff, a partner at Holland & Knight LLP, the “D.C. CREW Outstanding Achievement Award” at the Third Annual CREW DC Awards Program on Wednesday, December 15.

Ms. Schiff is a Past President of CREW Suburban Maryland and has been a DC CREW member for over 10 years. She has been practicing law, with a focus on retail real estate, for 20 years and currently serves as the Deputy Section Leader for Holland & Knight’s National Real Estate Practice.

“Janis has an unsurpassed knowledge of how the retail industry works and strong personal relationships with the “who’s who” of retail real estate development. Her experience has earned her the respect of her industry peers – both on the legal and the developers side,” said Chad Tiedemann, head of Holland & Knight’s National Real Estate Practice.

CREW is a network of female commercial real estate professionals with 5,700 members in 51 chapters all over the United States. The organization’s core purpose is to advance the success of women in commercial real estate. CREW honors members who have displayed leadership and commitment in promoting the mission of CREW within the local chapter and the real estate industry. Along with the “Outstanding Achievement Award,” CREW gives awards in the following categories: Networking, Espirit De Cour, Public Service, Annual Achievement.

About Holland & Knight LLP: Holland & Knight is a commercial law firm with more than 1,250 lawyers in 25 offices in the United States. Internationally, offices are located in Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Mexico City, Helsinki, Tokyo and Beijing, with representative offices in Caracas and Tel Aviv. Holland & Knight is among the 15 largest firms worldwide, providing representation in all major areas of law. On the Net: www.hklaw.com.

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