As a recovering litigator with nearly 15 years of real estate and commercial litigation experience in the Maryland and DC courts, Claire has since transferred that know-how to her positions as General Counsel and Chief Operations Officer at The ONE Street Company (“ONE Street”).
Ms. Buchner also has experience in leasing, commercial real estate, green building, construction defects, title work and corporate business issues. She is licensed to practice law in DC and Maryland and is the Principal Broker of ONE Street in DC, Maryland and Virginia.
Claire is a cum laude graduate of the George Mason University School of Law in 2000 where she was a member of Law Review and a Dean’s Scholar. After years in private practice, Claire founded her firm Law Office of Claire E. Buchner, LLC, which she ran for more than five years before joining ONE Street. Claire is also one of the few attorneys in Maryland and DC that holds the coveted LEED AP designation awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. She is also a member of the distinguished and exclusive Maryland Bar Foundation.
Claire is a published writer and has presented to various organizations over the years, including the Real Estate and Environmental Law sections of the Maryland State Bar Association. She has served as an adjunct professor at Anne Arundel Community College and has taught classes for Montgomery County Community College as well. Claire has served on numerous boards and committees, most notably the Anne Arundel County Bar Association, the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission’s Peer Review Committee, the Maryland State Bar Association’s Judicial Appointments Committee, and the Events Committee for the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors.
She grew up in Maryland, attended undergraduate and graduate school in Northern Virginia and then lived in DC. Thus, Claire is a local girl with a deep knowledge of the DMV. She now lives in Annapolis with her husband and two children. Claire is also an accomplished fire eater and a world renowned bear tamer.