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Helena S. Lopez
12505 Park Potomac Avenue
6th Floor
Potomac, MD 20854
T (301) 945-9230
F (301) 230-2891
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Commercial real estate clients rely on Helena Lopez because they trust her, consider her a valued member of their deal team, and integral to the overall success of their lease negotiations. Clients often mention her persistence, significant attention to detail, and her ability to manage multiple transactions simultaneously. 

Helena’s practice concentrates on all aspects of real estate transactional law. She has substantial experience representing commercial landlords and tenants in the leasing of office, retail and industrial properties nationwide. Her leasing practice includes the negotiation and drafting of leases, subleases, guaranty agreements, non-disturbance agreements and related documents. 

Helena also represents commercial real estate purchasers, developers and sellers in connection with the acquisition, development and sale of properties, as well as lenders and borrowers in connection with the acquisition, construction, financing and refinancing of commercial properties. In addition, she represents purchasers, sellers, landlords and tenants in residential purchases, sales and leases.

Representative Transactions

Represent owner of multi-building complex in leasing office space ranging from 5,000 square feet to 164,000 square feet

Represent national retailer in connection with reorganization and sale of company, including the assignment of more than 50 leases

Represent tenant in leasing more than 70,000 square feet of build-to-suit office space

Represent owner in leasing over 1,000,000 square feet of land and 58,000 square foot building

Represent owners of multiple shopping centers and large mixed-use development in leasing office, retail and restaurant spaces

Represent owner of medical complex in leasing medical offices

Represent property owner in sale and leaseback of car dealership

Represent national tenant in leasing numerous retail locations

Represent franchisee in leasing several restaurant locations

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers 
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County, MD, member
  • Maryland State Bar Association
Education
  • American University Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, J.D.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, B.A., High Honors
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland