Torrance, CA – June 15, 2011 – (RealEstateRama) — Leslie D. Reed, an attorney with the national real estate law firm Pircher, Nichols & Meeks, will be honored with Commercial Real Estate Women-Los Angeles’ 2011 Women on the Rise award at CREW-LA’s Women at the Top event June 22.
The Women on the Rise award, which will be held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, is given to women with less than 10 years of experience in real estate. Reed’s fellow honorees include Elizabeth Braman, owner of Watermark Financial, Inc., and Nicole Sahagen, an attorney with Buchalter Nemer.
“I’m flattered that my colleagues in the industry, and especially within CREW-LA, believe so strongly in my performance and potential that they’ve made such a public statement of that confidence,” Reed said. “Working with the exceptional attorneys at Pircher, Nichols & Meeks and having their continuous support and wisdom available to me on a daily basis has made this award possible.”
Reed joined Pircher, Nichols & Meeks’ Los Angeles office in 2005 and is an associate in the firm’s Real Estate, Leasing & Development, and Land Use practice areas. She serves on the Executive Committee of the L.A. County Bar Association (LACBA), Real Estate Section, the steering committee for the 2011 Crocker Symposium, and volunteers for the University of California, Los Angeles’ and LACBA’s mentoring programs. Additionally, she develops presentations and workshops for junior attorneys and law students to help them successfully navigate their early years of practice.
“Leslie’s commitment to our firm and the high standards we strive to maintain make her an excellent and deserving recipient of this distinguished award,” said Leo J. Pircher, one of the founding members of Pircher, Nichols & Meeks. “With her drive and talent, she undoubtedly has a Women at the Top award in her future.”
CREW-LA is a national organization of more than 8,000 female professionals who come from all areas of the commercial real estate industry. For nearly a decade, CREW-LA has presented its annual “Women at the Top” and “Women on the Rise” awards to exemplary women who have played critical roles in Southern California’s real estate industry and positively impacted the communities they serve.
About Pircher, Nichols & Meeks
Founded in 1983, Pircher, Nichols & Meeks is a national real estate law firm with a diversified real estate practice, which also includes litigation, bankruptcy, tax and corporate matters. The firm maintains offices in Los Angeles and Chicago. For additional information please visit www.pircher.com.