Kenneth G. Lore, Chair
Mr. Lore holds both his graduate and undergraduate degrees from American University. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the School of Public Affairs in 1970, and his JD from the Washington College of Law in 1973. As a law student he was an associate editor and symposium editor for the American University Law Review.
Mr. Lore serves as head of the Real Estate practice – East Coast at Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. He focuses his practice on complex equity and debt real estate transactions, including multifamily rental properties, office buildings, hotels, condominiums, sports arenas, shopping centers, entertainment facilities and affordable housing properties, as well as other retail and commercial projects.
Mr. Lore has written extensively on all aspects of real estate law, and his articles have been published in Legal Times, New York Law Journal and American University Law Review. He also lectures on real estate finance at industry forums and seminars, such as the Columbia University Real Estate Development Program and meetings of the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association. Ken is frequently interviewed by the real estate and general press for commentary on industry developments and has been a featured speaker on regional and national news broadcasts.
Mr. Lore remains active with WCL as Chair of the Dean's Advisory Council, his participation in mock-interviews with students and his membership in the Myers Society since 1988. He is also the author of Mortgage-Backed Securities: Developments and Trends in the Secondary Market, and several articles which have appears in publications such as Legal Times, New York Law Journal, and The Mortgage Banker. He lectures on real estate finance at industry forums and seminars and is frequently interviewed by the real estate and general press for commentary on industry developments and has been a featured speaker on regional and national news broadcasts. In 2008 Mr. Lore was named by The Best Lawyers in America as a leading lawyer in real estate law, and in 2006 and 2007 he was listed as one of the four top real estate transactional lawyers by the Washington Business Journal. He is also Chairman on the Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies National Advisory Board, Trustee and Executive committee member of the Foundation for the National Archives, and a member of the Board of Directors for the National Housing Conference and for the Center for Housing Policy.