DLA Piper Adds New Associates

DLA Piper has announced the arrival of Brian Hochleutner and Justin Brown to its Boston office.

Hochleutner is an associate in the firm's Real Estate group, where he represents a broad range of clients in complex real estate transactions and land use matters, with an emphasis on the acquisition and sale of commercial properties, real estate finance, commercial leasing transactions, ground-leased development and projects involving public/private partnerships. He joins DLA Piper from Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP in Los Angeles.
While practicing in Los Angeles, Hochleutner was awarded the 2010 Los Angeles County Bar Association Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, and the 2011 Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles Visionary Award. Active in civic and bar association groups, Hochleutner is a past chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's General Real Estate steering committee, and has served on the board of directors of the nonprofit Children's Nature Institute.

Brown is an associate in the firm's Litigation group, practicing general commercial and civil litigation, with a focus on environmental and energy matters.
Earlier in his career, Brown volunteered as an English teacher through WorldTeach, a non-governmental organization based at Harvard University's Center for International Development. Before joining DLA Piper, Brown served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter W. Hall of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable William J. Lavery and the Honorable Francis X. Hennessy at the Connecticut Appellate Court. Additionally, Brown interned at the Vermont Superior Court, Environmental Division, and at the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.


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