11/24/20

Gartland Elected to American College of Real Estate Lawyers’ Board of Governors

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Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease is pleased to announce that Sheila Nolan Gartland, a partner in the firm’s Columbus office, has been elected to the Board of Governors of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL). Her three-year term begins January 1, 2021.  The Board of Governors is composed of 6 ACREL officers and 15 Fellows selected by their peers.

Gartland has been ACREL Fellow since 2012.  Admission to the organization is by invitation only after a rigorous screening process, making it the premier organization of real estate lawyers in the United States.  According to ACREL, the organization’s distinguished, nationally known lawyers are selected to fellowship for their outstanding legal abilities, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of real estate law. 

Gartland’s practice focuses on general real estate, real estate development and real estate financing.  In addition, she represents clients in the energy sector with oil and gas transactions, solar and wind farm development, and financing of energy projects.  In addition, Gartland’s experience also includes advising clients on real property issues relating to environmental remediation compliance and bankruptcy proceedings.

Gartland received her J.D. from The University of Toledo College of Law and her B.A. cum laude from the University of Dayton.

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest law firms in the U.S. with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Ohio, Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania and Texas.