News & Resources

11 Apr

Friedlander Misler is pleased to announce the addition of 3 new associates Li Ann Butterfield Watson, Vania M. Smith and Rishele Y. Ellison.


“As we provide counsel to national and global companies, as well as businesses in the mid-Atlantic region, our law firm continues growing,” said David M. Astrove, a principal and managing member of Friedlander Misler. “I am very pleased to welcome Li Ann, Vania, and Rishele, they are certain to be great additions to our team.”


Both Li Ann and Vania will practice on the firm’s Real Estate and Commercial Transactions practice groups. Rishele will practice on the firm’s Workers’ Compensation practice group. 


Li Ann practiced in Stamford, Connecticut before joining our firm, representing clients in residential and commercial real estate transactions, trusts and estates, and corporate formation. She received her J.D. from Boston College Law School.


Vania joins our firm with over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate asset management in the D.C. area. She received her J.D. from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.


Rishele served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Karen H. Mason of the Circuit Court of Prince George’s County, Maryland before joining the firm. She received her J.D. from Howard University School of Law.