Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP has announced the addition of Rebecca J. Berger, Mallory L. Montgomery, and Jake T. Niemyer as associates.
Rebecca Berger is a member of the firm’s real estate and business transactions group, advising clients on commercial real estate transactions with a focus on commercial lending, general corporate representation, affordable housing, and real estate development. She also assists in the firm’s work with developers, owners, equity investors, and contractors in residential, commercial, and mixed-use real estate development projects, from land acquisition through development, construction, operating, and disposition. Rebecca graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law where she served as the Executive Technology Editor of the Journal of Business and Technology Law.
Mallory Montgomery’s practice focuses on health care law and she works primarily with hospitals and other health care institutions on business, regulatory and compliance matters. She advises health care clients on federal and state regulatory matters, including anti-kickback and physician self-referral (Stark) laws and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. She also works with clients on matters relating to physician arrangements, privacy and security of health information, and clinical research involving human subjects. Prior to joining the firm, Mallory served as a law clerk to the Honorable Deborah K. Chasanow of the U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law where she served as Notes and Comments Editor of the Maryland Law Review.
Jake Niemyer is a member of the firm’s real estate and business transactions group, where he represents developers, owners, and equity investors in all facets of senior housing assisted living, residential, commercial, and mixed-use real estate projects. Jake also represents lenders and business creditors in a full range of commercial financing transactions, including real estate, asset-based, and health care lending. A graduate of Pennsylvania State University’s Dickinson School of Law, Jake served as an Associate Editor of the Penn State Law Review.