Real Estate & Business Law – Lori A. Pittman Joins Ulmer & Berne LLP

CLEVELAND– LAWFUEL – Legal Announcements –Ulmer & Berne LLP has announced the addition of Lori A. Pittman as an associate in its Real Estate and Business Law Groups.

Ms. Pittman’s practice focuses on commercial real estate and merger & acquisitions with a strong background in real estate acquisition and refinancing. “Lori’s experience in corporate real estate transactions and transactions involving REIT’s, particularly in the retail area, will support key focus areas within Ulmer & Berne’s Real Estate practice,” stated Bill J. Gagliano, chair of the Firm’s Real Estate Group. She formerly was with Thompson Hine LLP, and prior to that served as the real estate manager for Dairy Mart Convenience Stores, a retail chain with more than 700 stores.

Ms. Pittman is both a member of Commercial Real Estate Women and the International Council of Shopping Centers. She also is a member of the American, Ohio State, and Cleveland Bar Associations. She earned her J.D. from The University of Akron and her B.S.B.A. from Youngstown State University.

Ulmer & Berne LLP, established in 1908, is one of Ohio’s largest law firms. The Firm was recently recognized in The BTI Consulting Group’s most recent survey of corporate counsel as one of only 85 firms nationally that “delivers the best value for the dollar.” Also, in a survey of Fortune 500 companies by Corporate Counsel magazine, Ulmer & Berne has been chosen as a Go-To Law Firm®. Less than one-half of one percent of all the law firms in the US and abroad received this distinction.

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