William E. Sudow, founder and partner with Sudow Kohlhagen LLP, has over thirty-five years of experience representing clients in complex financial transactions, focusing on the representation of regional, national and international institutions in joint ventures and other national real estate transactions and financings, architectural and construction agreements, private equity investments and general business transactions. He has substantial experience in structured real estate capital markets financing and in dealing with overseas investors, including European and Asian financial institutions, real estate companies, and financial intermediaries in joint ventures and other financial transactions.
Mr. Sudow also serves as the Chief Compliance Officer for Madison Marquette, an integrated real estate investment and operating company focused on infill retail and mixed-use real estate in major markets of the United States.
Prior to forming Sudow Kohlhagen LLP, Mr. Sudow was Head of the Washington Real Estate Practice of Sidley Austin LLP. Earlier in his career, he also served as Special Assistant and Counsel to the House Majority Whip, U.S. Congressman John Brademas.
Mr. Sudow is a Trustee and Member of the Executive Committee of the Federal City Council and Co-Chairs its Transportation Committee. He is also a Member, Board of Directors and past President of the McLean Revitalizations Corporation; Member, Board of Directors, National China Garden Foundation and Chair of its Design and Architecture Committee; and former Member of the Board of Directors, Union Station Redevelopment Corporation. Mr. Sudow is a graduate of Yale University (BA) and the University of Pennsylvania Law School (JD). He is an appointee of the Governor of Virginia.