Lauren B. Ades

Areas of Practice

Tax Corporate and Real Estate    

Professional Experience

Lauren Ades is a Member with PK Law and is part of the firm’s Corporate and Real Estate Group.  She has significant experience in the areas of corporate and business law, commercial financing and real estate.  She advises clients in mergers and acquisitions, business formation and business and real estate transactions that range from the relatively simple to highly complex.  Ms. Ades also has significant experience in tax planning, tax strategy and tax controversy. She has represented individuals before the Internal Revenue Service and the Maryland Comptroller.

Ms. Ades’ clients include individuals, commercial developers, private investors, lenders, commercial real estate owners and other business owners. 

Some of Ms. Ades’ representative transactions are:

  • Corporate, partnership and individual tax matters and tax planning
  • Formation, reorganization and dissolution of business entities
  • Commercial leases (office, industrial and shopping centers)
  • Commercial lending transactions on behalf of borrowers, banks and institutional lenders
  • Private placement/investment transactions
  • Real estate acquisitions and dispositions
  • Resolution of shareholders dispute
  • Debt restructuring
  • Business acquisitions and dispositions (stock and asset sale)
  • Resolution of business contract dispute
  • Employment contracts/independent contractor agreements
  • IRS and state tax controversy matters

Personal Information


  • New York Law School, J.D., magna cum laude 2006
  • Emory University, Goizueta Business School, B.A. with Distinction, 2003

Bar Admission

  • Maryland Bar, 2006

Published Articles

  • Lauren Snyder, Organization Profile, Working America, 50 N.Y.L. SCH. L. REV. 589 (2005-2006).

Community Involvement

  • Maryland Volunteer Legal Services – Pro Bono Attorney
  • Member, The Associated Board of Directors
  • Member and past Chair, IMPACT Board, the young adult division of The Associated
  • Member, Jewish Federations of North America, Cabinet

  • Member, Towson Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, MyCity4Her

Additional information

  • Harry Greenstein Young Leadership Award, 2018
  • VIP Award, The Daily Record, 2013
  • “Leading Women”, The Daily Record, 2015