With over a decade of vast and versatile experience, Claire Bahney’s law practice is primarily focused on representing commercial real estate developers, private equity investors, REITs, borrowers, and institutional lenders. Claire’s experience lies in navigating various classes of real estate projects, including office, retail, multifamily, healthcare, and mixed-use developments. Her sharp acumen in law, combined with her comprehensive understanding of real estate transactions, makes her an esteemed member of BoyarMiller’s Real Estate Group. She brings experiences from prior international law firms as well as client-side in-house counsel knowledge to her practice.
Claire’s areas of focus include a wide range of real estate transactions. She excels in the negotiation of joint ventures for real estate developments and redevelopments, construction and permanent financings, development and property management agreements, office and retail leases, and purchase and sale agreements for raw land, existing real estate assets, and equity interests.
Claire received her Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law, where she graduated in the top 20% of her class and served as the Lead Articles Editor for the Washington and Lee Law Review. Prior to that, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Political Science from Wake Forest University, graduating magna cum laude.
Outside of her professional commitments, Claire enjoys cooking, exploring new restaurants, and spending quality time with friends and family. She and her husband also enjoy spoiling their two rescue dogs and fostering other animals in need.