Real Estate Attorney Emma Rothfeld Yashar Eected Board President of WalkBoston

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Emma Rothfeld Yashar (Photo DLA Piper website)

BOSTON–Global law firm DLA Piper announced that Emma Rothfeld Yashar, an associate in the firms Real Estate practice, has been elected board president of WalkBoston, a non-profit pedestrian advocacy organization focused on improving walking conditions in cities and towns across Massachusetts.

Emma Rothfeld Yashar (Photo DLA Piper website)

WalkBoston was the first organization in America dedicated to making communities more walkable and safer for pedestrians to encourage better health, a cleaner environment and more vibrant communities. Yashar has served as secretary of WalkBoston’s board since 2012 and as chair of the group’s development committee for the past four years.

Based in the firm’s Boston office, Yashar focuses her practice on the development, leasing, acquisition, disposition and financing of commercial real estate, with a particular emphasis on land use and permitting for projects in the Greater Boston region.