Michele O’Dowd represents national and regional developers, owners and operators, real estate investment funds, individual investors, landlords, tenants, lenders and borrowers in commercial real estate opportunities and transactions. She handles acquisitions and dispositions, financings, leasing and joint ventures, in addition to land development and commercial condominium projects.

With over 15 years of experience, Michele has been involved in nearly every type of project, and she advises clients on an ample range of property types, including:

  • Office
  • Industrial
  • Retail
  • Self-storage warehousing
  • Continuing care retirement communities
  • Medical office condominiums
  • Farmland
  • Outdoor advertising structures
  • Mixed-use properties

Previous Experience

Prior to joining the firm, Michele clerked for the Honorable Lorraine C. Parker of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division.


Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey


Widener University School of Law
J.D. magna cum laude, Widener Law Journal (2004)

Wellesley College
B.A. cum laude (1995)

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