Eben Hansel

Eben C. Hansel


Eben Hansel is a Real Estate partner whose practice covers all aspects of commercial real estate law and transactions, including permitting, title, zoning and environmental issues, acquisitions and dispositions, site development and construction, project financing, loan workouts and acquisition of distressed assets, and leasing.

He represents owners, developers, lenders, and investors in Maryland and throughout the country. His clients include national retailers, public REITs and private-equity investors, banks and non-traditional lenders, office and laboratory tenants, community development corporations, and nonprofit organizations.


Representative Matters

  • Representation of a private equity investor in the acquisition of a $500+ million nationwide triple-net lease portfolio
  • Representation of a public university on the development of a 14-acre biotechnology campus that will comprise 1.8 million square feet of lab and office space at full build-out
  • Representation of a private developer on the acquisition and development of marina assets around Baltimore's Inner Harbor

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

Maryland State Bar Association

National Association of Industrial and Office Properties

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Accredited Professional (New Construction)

Recognition & Accomplishments

Chambers USA, Real Estate (Maryland), 2024

The Legal 500 US, Real Estate and Construction - Land Use/Zoning, 2017 

Board Memberships & Community Service

Live Baltimore

Southeast Baltimore Community Development Corporation

Baltimore City Climate Action Plan Advisory Committee

Baltimore City Office of Sustainability, Disaster Preparedness and Planning Project



University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 2006)
Executive Editor, Virginia Law Review

Dartmouth College (B.A. 2001)