Antonio Calabrese, Partner
Antonio Calabrese is a partner in the Real Estate practice group and a member of the Cooley Godward Kronish Business department.
Resident in the Reston office, Mr. Calabrese's
practice focuses on land use/zoning and complex real estate and commercial leasing matters; he
has forged a reputation for handling high-profile and complicated land use cases in Northern Virginia.
has been recognized as one of the regionâ€™s preeminent land use/zoning attorneys by The Washington Post
("The Washington DC Area's Best Lawyers"), The Washington Business Journal
("Top Washington Lawyers
("Best of Washington"), The Virginia Business Journal
("Legal Elite - Virginiaâ€™s Best Lawyers"), Richmond Magazine
("Virginia Super Lawyers"), The Best Lawyers in America, Legal Times
("Leading Lawyer")Â and Chambers USA (Lawyer Rankings).
represents major developers and national, regional, and local companies in all areas of land use, including office, data center and web-hosting facilities, retail, industrial, mixed-use, residential, entertainment, telecommunications, hotel, and large-scale, planned communities, including:
has also secured hotel, restaurant, and service approvals for Clydes of Broadlands, Loudoun Tech Center Restaurant Park, Marriott Courtyard, Homestead Village, Residence Inn and Springhill Suites hotels, Carmax
, Don Beyer Volvo
, Brown Nissan
, BMW of Sterling
, Lindsay Volkswagen
, and Ferrari/Maserati dealerships, as well as numerous churches and daycare facilities.
served as the 2004 Chairman of the Northern Virginia chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
(NAIOP) and was selected as the Member of the Year in 2000.
Mr. Calabrese received a J.D. from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law in 1986, where he served as Managing Editor of the University of Richmond Law Review.Â He received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia in 1983.