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Offit Kurman Attorneys Named to Arlington Magazine Top Attorneys

Lauren Jenkins

Crystal Kramer

Theodora Stringham

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys in its Tysons Corner, Virginia office have been named to the 2021 Arlington Magazine Top Attorneys list.  For inclusion on the list, an attorney is designated by their peers as being among the most talented, effective, and well-respected in their practice area.

Those selected to the list are Estates and Trusts attorney, Lauren A. Jenkins, Landlord Representation attorney, Crystal Kramer and Real Estate and Employment attorney, Theodora Stringham.

Lauren A. Jenkins focuses her practice on tax and estate planning, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, trust and estate administration and tax compliance in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Ms. Jenkins is a sought-after lecturer and author on estate planning, estate administration and trust topics. In recognition of her work, Ms. Jenkins has received a number of awards and honors, including distinction as a Top Lawyer, Top Wealth Advisor and Top Financial Professional in lists published by Northern Virginia Magazine, Virginia Business, Bethesda Magazine and Washingtonian, and is a Fellow of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Crystal Kramer, Chair of the Landlord Representation practice group, focuses her real estate and litigation practice on the representation of landlords and property managers of residential and commercial real estate in housing law matters in Virginia. She also provides broader legal advice to her clients on their compliance with various laws, drafts company policies and procedures, reviews and drafts lease agreements, negotiates and drafts settlement agreements and undertakes other general counsel-type responsibilities. Ms. Kramer is a frequent lecturer and CLE presenter on housing law in Virginia. She is currently serving a three-year appointment as a Commissioner for Alexandria’s Commission for Women and volunteers with the Alexandria Domestic Violence Program and the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center.

Theodora Stringham assists individuals, businesses and organizations with growing successfully while minimizing liability. Focusing on real estate and personnel needs, Ms. Stringham executes sustainable plans for real estate development and employee matters. She provides comprehensive representation for everyday growth issues, including, but not limited to, re-zonings, site plan approvals, eminent domain/valuation concerns, employment discrimination and disciplinary issues. Ms. Stringham's scope of representation ranges from identifying potential liability and providing counseling/training, all the way through representation at trial. Ms. Stringham currently serves in leadership roles for the Fairfax Bar Association, Northern Virginia Women Attorney Association and Northern Virginia Society for Human Resources Management. She has been designated as a “Super Lawyer” for Real Estate and Land Use and named “Pro Bono Attorney of the Year” by the Northern Virginia Pro Bono Law Center, among other distinctions.


Offit Kurman, one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. With 15 offices and nearly 250 lawyers who counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice, Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration. For more information, visit