RESTON, VA—DLA Piper announced today that Brian Winterhalter and Jennifer Garcia, AICP, have joined the firm’s Real Estate practice in Northern Virginia. Winterhalter joins as of counsel, and Garcia joins as a senior land use planner.
Winterhalter is an experienced commercial real estate attorney with a particular focus on land use and 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 and urban infill residential projects, as well as major data center projects and related fiber optic conduit facilities throughout the Ashburn area of Loudoun County.
Prior to joining DLA Piper, Garcia was a senior urban planner with the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Urban Development. She has received Fairfax County Team Excellence and individual Outstanding Performance awards, including the Virginia Chapter of the American Planning Association’s (APA) Commonwealth Plan of the Year recognition for her lauded Embark Richmond Highway Plan Comprehensive Plan Amendment.