CarneyKelehan’s Peter Fastow elected Real Property Section officer

Peter Fastow, an attorney with Columbia-based law firm Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, was elected secretary and treasurer of the Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. The Real Property Section brings together professionals with an interest in real property and related law, including laws concerning eminent domain, foreclosure, land acquisition and… READ MORE

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CarneyKelehan attorney Sarah Dye named Maryland Rising Star

Sarah Dye, associate attorney with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, was named to the 2017 Maryland Rising Stars list for the third year in a row by Super Lawyers, a rating service of lawyers who have attained peer recognition and professional achievement.

Dye was recognized for her primary practice area, real estate/business. She represents lenders and developers in negotiation and closing of commercial and multifamily real estate acquisition, development and finance. She also assists homeowners and multifamily project owners in loan restructuring, modifications and workout assistance. In addition, Dye works with CarneyKelehan’s real estate development team in the preparation of constituent documentation and choice-of-entity decisions as well as the drafting of professional services and construction contract documents.

Dye earned her law degree from the American University Washington College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from Washington College. She lives in Eldersburg.

Super Lawyers names Rising Stars based on a multiphase selection process, including independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Candidates come from more than 70 practice areas and must be 40 years old or younger or in practice for less than 10 years. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named Rising Stars.

Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP has provided a broad range of legal services to businesses, individuals and families throughout Maryland for more than four decades. Headquartered in Columbia, CarneyKelehan offers a wide spectrum of legal services, particularly real estate development and construction, land use and zoning, education, estate administration and probate work, arbitration, mediation, employment law, business, labor, and litigation in state and federal courts. CarneyKelehan also has offices in Annapolis, Westminster and Salisbury.