Calfee is pleased to announce Sean S. Suder has joined the Cincinnati office as a partner in the Real Estate practice group. Suder’s practice focuses on land use and zoning; real estate acquisitions, sales and leasing; economic development and public-private partnerships; historic preservation law; real estate property financing and taxation; and municipal and legal government law. Suder also consults with communities in crafting defensible, clear, consistent and usable zoning and land use ordinances. “Calfee’s Cincinnati office continues to grow by attracting the market’s best attorney’s, subject matter experts in their areas of expertise. Sean’s addition to our team reinforces our already strong bench, allowing us to expand the services to our growing client base,” said John A. Mongelluzzo, partner-in-charge of Calfee’s Cincinnati office. Suder earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia School of Architecture. He is licensed to practice law in Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee and is a LEED accredited professional. He is involved in numerous not-for-profit and industry organizations including Over-the-Rhine Foundation (Board of Trustees), Society of St. Vincent DePaul (Facilities Committee), Urban Land Institute (Cincinnati District Council Management Committee) and the Congress for New Urbanism (Midwest Chapter Co-Founder). He has taught Land Use Law as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. He is a member of the Raven Society at the University of Virginia. Suder was a partner and chair of the Commercial Real Estate and Development Industry practice group for his prior firm. He previously served as the City of Cincinnati’s Chief Counsel for Land Use and Planning. With over 160 attorneys, Calfee has offices in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati serving clients throughout Ohio, the United States and internationally. Through its Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation and Government relations practices, Calfee provides a full range of services to fortune 500 companies, private enterprise and government entities. Calfee is ranked among the top law firms in Ohio. Calfee has again been honored in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2016 directory. The widely respected publication singled out seven practice groups along with 25 individual attorneys. Calfee increased its individual lawyer rankings by three, compared with the 2015 rankings.