Rivera

Rivera

Hartman Simons has promoted Ryan Rivera and Irene Vander Els to partner and senior
counsel, respectively.

Rivera, a graduate of Emory University School of Law who
joined the firm as an associate in 2004, has extensive commercial
real estate experience and has handled acquisition, disposition, development
and lease transactions throughout the United States. He has represented
national and local developers and tenants in all types of lease transactions,
including retail, office, industrial and ground leases.

Vander Els, a graduate of Florida State
University College of Law who joined the firm as an associate in 2009, has
represented clients in a wide

Vander-els

Vander Els

variety of matters, including complex commercial
disputes, and commercial real estate litigation, including foreclosure
confirmations.

“We are extremely excited about the promotions
of Ryan and Irene,” said Summey Orr, managing partner of Hartman Simons. “They
have established themselves as invaluable members of our team here, and we look
forward to them serving our clients for years to come.”