Ronald D. Abramson focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance matters, real estate finance, real estate lending, tax planning, business and succession planning, as well as estate planning. Ronald serves on Buchanan's Board of Directors.
Ronald has more than 35 years of experience in working with national and local companies in developing and executing their strategic expansion and exit strategies, structuring their real estate prospects and executing their corporate governance and tax management plans. He also works with prominent clients in developing their estate and succession planning, with a special emphasis on charitable components.
In a recent set of key transactions, Ronald and Buchanan’s Brian S. Novosel represented Cassidy Turley, a national commercial real estate services company in five acquisitions over a 12 month period, including acquisitions in Northern California, Southern California, Tampa, Denver and Phoenix; and in its sale to a consortium of private equity firms led by TPG Capital which created a global top-three commercial real estate services company that now operates under the DTZ brand.
In addition to his law practice, Ronald is prominent in the community. He is a member of the New York University Board of Trustees, where he spearheaded the establishment of the NYU-in-DC campus. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Trustees of the prestigious Corcoran Gallery of Art. He also serves on the Boards of the Washington Airports Task Force, Spoleto Festival USA, the Historic Sixth & I Synagogue, the D.C. Jazz Festival and the National Symphony Orchestra. Ronald was also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center for several years.
While in law school, he served on the staff of Law and Policy in International Business, and co-wrote "The Legal Response to the Illicit Movement of Cultural Property," which appeared in the publication.