Leah-Berman Gestring practices not-for-profit and real estate law, with an emphasis on community development through the new construction and preservation of mixed-use and multifamily affordable residential developments, supportive housing developments and transitional housing developments through the utilization of low-income housing tax credits (LIHTC), municipal bonds and/or private, federal, state and local debt financing. Prior to joining Hirschen Singer & Epstein LLP, she held internships at The Small Business and Community Economic Development Clinic at the George Washington University Law School, Lawyers Alliance for New York, and Settlement Housing Fund, Inc.
Ms. Berman-Gestring graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science from The Florida State University, where she was also a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She received her Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University Law School. During law school she received both the Dean’s Recognition for Professional Development and Dean’s Commendation for Advanced Professional Development. Ms. Berman-Gestring is admitted to practice in New York.
The Florida State University, B.S.
The George Washington University Law School, J.D.