Jeffrey S. Distenfeld
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Mr. Distenfeld is an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of First Washington Realty, Inc. He joined First Washington in 1989 and is responsible for all legal matters. On a daily basis, he works with First Washington’s acquisition, leasing, management, construction, and accounting professionals to address all aspects of transactions, landlord/tenant issues, operational matters and the oversight of outside legal counsel. Prior to joining First Washington, Mr. Distenfeld was a partner with the law firm of Lane and Edson, P.C., where he specialized in real estate and financing transactions. During the past 20 years, Mr. Distenfeld has focused on all aspects of real estate and corporate and business matters. Mr. Distenfeld is a member of the bars of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Mr. Distenfeld is on the Board of Governors of the Charles E. Smith Life Communities, and he is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers. Mr. Distenfeld received his Bachelor’s Degree from The George Washington University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law.