S. Maki Uchiyama serves as General Counsel and oversees all legal matters relating to real estate development activities. She has worked with several law firms – most notably Goulston & Storrs PC and Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC – for the past 17 years focusing on real estate development and financial services. She has particular experience in acquisition, development and financing of office, retail, hotel and multifamily properties as well as extensive experience in representing several institutional lenders and community banks in making construction, acquisition and syndicated loans for office, hotel, multifamily, industrial and mixed use projects throughout the Mid-Atlantic region and the United States.
Maki earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Amherst College in Amherst, Massachusetts in 1994, and her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C. in 2002. She has been recognized in Chambers USA as a leading real estate lawyer in Washington, D.C. in 2015-2016 and 2018, and also selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 and 2019 in Real Estate Law.