McDermott is Of Counsel to the firm. Her practice at Alliance Law Group
concentrates mainly upon commercial real estate, administrative law,
small business clients and start-up ventures. As part of her practice,
she provides loan modification and workout services to both commercial
clients. She also helps commercial clients renegotiate the
terms of their leases. In additon, she also handles land use matters.
McDermott began her professional career as an advisory attorney for the
Department of the Interior and the Federal Energy Regulatory
Commission. In 1986, she joined the practice of a large corporate and
energy law firm in Washington, D.C. In 1989, Ms. McDermott opened her
own general law practice in Northern Virginia which concentrated
primarily on real estate law and advising small businesses. In addition
to working with Alliance Law Group, Ms. McDermott maintains her
separate solo practice which focuses on residential real estate.
University with a degree in English and received her law degree from
Georgetown University Law Center in 1984. Ms. McDermott has lectured
extensively to industry groups in the field of real estate law. She is
a member of the Virginia and District of Columbia Bar Associations.