Abby is an associate in the firm’s Business and Real Estate groups, where she provides counsel to clients on legal and business-related issues. In the area of business law, Abby practices all facets of business transactions ranging from entity selection, formation, and structuring to mergers, acquisitions, and succession planning for closely held businesses, as well as securities work for publicly traded companies. She regularly advises clients on general business issues such as contract review and negotiation. In her real estate practice, Abby focuses on the areas of planning and execution of real estate transactions, land use and zoning matters, and real estate financing.
Abby joins the firm after having served as a law clerk to the Honorable Leonard P. Stark, U.S. District Court judge for the District of Delaware. Abby also has prior experience practicing environmental law, where she represented clients in administrative negotiations with government agencies, advised clients regarding compliance and permitting under federal and state environmental regulations, and assisted with litigation of environmental claims.
Abby received her law degree from Washington University School of Law. During law school she was an Articles Editor for the Washington University Law Review, and upon graduation was selected to be a member of the Order of Barristers.