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09.13.2021 Firm News

John Mercer Named to 2021 Class of ‘Leaders in the Law’ by Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Williams Mullen is pleased to announce that John Mercer has been named to the 2021 class of “Leaders in the Law” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. The awards program, which recognizes lawyers who are setting the standard for other lawyers in Virginia, named 30 people to the 2021 class. The honorees will be celebrated with an awards ceremony at The John Marshall in downtown Richmond on Oct. 19.

John Mercer has practiced with Williams Mullen for over 31 years and has served as chair of the firm’s Financial Services & Real Estate Section for the past 12 years. His practice focuses on the acquisition, financing, leasing and development of all types of commercial real estate throughout the Mid-Atlantic and other parts of the United States. He serves as outside real estate counsel for several public entities and regularly assists regional and national landlords and tenants with the negotiation and preparation of complex office, retail and industrial leases.

John is a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. He is a member of the VCU School of Business Real Estate Circle of Excellence and currently serves as secretary of the executive committee for the Richmond Real Estate Group. He is a member of the Commercial Leasing Committee of the Real Property, Probate and Trust Section of the American Bar Association, the Real Property Section of the Virginia State Bar and the Real Estate Section of the Virginia Bar Association. John is active in the Richmond community and presently serves on the boards of the Capital Chapter of the American Red Cross, St. Andrews School and the St. Andrews Association.

For the complete list of "Leaders in the Law" honorees, click here.