Daniel A. Rudolph(301) 907-8671

Dan’s practice focuses on the representation of both landlords and tenants in the leasing of retail, office, and industrial properties throughout the country. Dan has substantial experience representing landlords in the negotiation of leases with national anchor tenants, grocery stores, and drug stores, including BJ’s, Kohl’s, HomeGoods, PetSmart, Barnes & Noble, Equinox Fitness Clubs, Micro Center, Ulta, Big Lots, hhgregg, Hibbett Sports, Jo-Ann Fabrics, Giant, Safeway, Harris Teeter, Wegmans, Piggly Wiggly, Rite Aid, and CVS, and ground leases with national tenants such as McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, Chick-fil-A, 7-Eleven, and Starbucks. Dan also has represented both national and regional tenants. During the course of a career that has included partnership at other private law firms and in-house counsel experience at large corporations, Dan has developed a reputation for both the high quality of his work and his ability to efficiently push a deal to a successful conclusion, while implementing creative solutions that support the business interests of his clients.

Dan received a Bachelor of Arts, with distinction, from the University of Michigan, and a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as Senior Associate Editor of the American Criminal Law Review. He is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Maryland, the District of Columbia Bar Association, and the International Council of Shopping Centers.


Brandon J. Fields(301) 907-8672

Brandon represents clients in connection with commercial lease-related matters as well as the acquisition, disposition, financing, and development of shopping centers (including portions thereof, such as the condominiumization and/or sale of pad sites), office buildings, warehouses, planned communities, and multifamily apartment buildings. In addition, Brandon has significant experience representing developers of commercial, mixed use, and residential condominiums in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Brandon also represents owners, investors and lenders with respect to distressed real estate assets, including providing counsel to investors seeking to purchase distressed debt or real property through foreclosure. As a complement to his real estate practice, Brandon provides general corporate guidance to clients, including assistance with entity formation.

Brandon received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 1998 and his JD and MBA from the University of Maryland in 2003. Prior to forming Rudolph Fields LLP, Brandon worked for a national AmLaw 100 law firm. Brandon is admitted to practice in Maryland and Virginia, and is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the International Council of Shopping Centers, and the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.


Adam C. Hirschfeld(301) 907-8674

Adam focuses his practice on the representation of landlords in the negotiation of anchor tenant and junior anchor tenant leases. Adam currently devotes a majority of his time acting as leasing counsel for multiple complex projects, including major re-developments and new construction of mixed use projects. Adam has worked as in-house and outside counsel for both landlords and tenants, having previously spent time as in-house counsel for DDR Corp., one of the nation’s largest shopping center owners, and Big Lots Stores, Inc., a Fortune 500 retailer. Adam has conducted multiple roundtables and other speaking presentations at the ICSC Law Conference.


Matthew P. Linkie (301) 907-8675

Matt’s practice centers on the representation of landlords and tenants in commercial and residential lease related matters. Additionally, Matt spends time litigating on behalf of our clients in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Matt has a significant amount of courtroom experience representing property management companies, banks, and other national and locally based creditors in civil trials and appeals. He has handled both plaintiff and defense work and he has presented oral argument before the Virginia Supreme Court.

Matt received a Bachelor of Arts from Villanova University and a Juris Doctor from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, where he was published in the Journal of Contemporary Health Law And Policy. He is admitted to practice in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.