Sarah H. Cohn
Sarah represents clients in all aspects of commercial real estate law, including the financing, leasing, acquisition, development, and disposition of commercial properties in the Washington, DC area and throughout the United States. Sarah has experience representing financial institutions, private equity funds, and other institutional investors in a wide variety of real estate financing, including preferred equity investments, senior secured financing, mezzanine financing, co-lender agreements, loan participation transactions, and intercreditor agreements, as well as experience representing lenders in connection with loan workouts and foreclosures of commercial properties.
Before joining Arent Fox, Sarah was an associate in the Northern Virginia office of a large international law firm where her practice focused on real estate transactions. Prior to that, Sarah served as special assistant to the Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade in the Office of the Governor of Virginia.
Sarah is a member of the Advisory Board of the Northern Virginia Science Center and a member of the Arena Stage Young Patrons Board in Washington, DC. She is also a member of the Real Estate, Housing, and Land Use Section of the District of Columbia Bar.
Publications, Presentations & Recognitions
Sarah has been named to “Legal Elite” in Virginia Business five times. She has also been honored as a “Rising Star” by the Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute of Georgetown University Law Center. Sarah was recognized as a 2019 NextGen Real Estate Leader by DCA Live and was named as “One to Watch” in Real Estate Law by The Best Lawyers in America in 2021 and 2022.