Considered one of the most respected CRE attorneys in California, Lundeen frequently represents clients
in connection with many of the state’s most iconic buildings and development projects. During the past 12
months, she’s served as a lender lead counsel on nearly $1 billion in mortgage loans on various types of
properties throughout California and in Oregon, Washington, Arizona and Hawaii, including a $505-mil-
lion loan that closed in just two weeks. Lundeen served as co-chair of the Northern California Real Estate
Women of Influence organization, which won the ELEVATE Association Ally award in 2016, and has spent
much of her 37-year career helping to foster new leaders.
JANICE MAC AVOY
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
New York City
Founder and head of Fried Frank’s real estate
litigation practice, MacAvoy is widely recognized as the “go-to” real estate litigator in New
York City. She helps her clients resolve difficult
situations, at times without resorting to litiga-
tion. MacAvoy has achieved numerous high-profile victories,
including a significant one for Richard Cohen of Capital Properties
in New York federal court. She is also a founding member of the
firm’s women’s forum and is co-chair of its pro bono committee.
MacAvoy additionally is an advocate for women’s right to reproductive freedom, serving as lead signer in an amicus brief to the US
Supreme Court in the reproductive rights case.
Chief Legal Officer
McCoy is a nationally recognized real estate litigation attorney. As chief legal officer, she
applies her love for politics and lobbying skills
learned from her father (a former national
political lobbyist for organized labor) to
advance the business goals of the Related Group, one of the country’s largest developers. Named 2015 Legislative Liaison of the Year
by the Builder’s Association of South Florida, McCoy has been
instrumental in achieving legislative action favorable to the real
estate development industry while preserving consumer interests.
With an all-female in-house team, McCoy manages to keep adversity
to a minimum despite’s Related’s robust pipeline of 70+ projects.
Congratulations to Debbie Hester Vice President, Asset Management – Restaurants
for being recognized as one of Real Estate Forum’s Women of In;uence.
We appreciate your hard work, dedication and
leadership in asset management at VEREIT.
Learn more at www.VEREIT.com.
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