Bruce Stern oversees all legal elements at Meridian and as well as drives real estate acquisitions. A former Congressional staffer, Mr. Stern has served as Vice President of Business Development for Diversified Capital, a privately-held real estate investment firm, and as General Counsel for a large private college. He has over eighteen years of experience as a real estate professional, covering all aspects of the investment cycle: acquisition, asset management, disposition, project management, leasing and redevelopment. He also spent six years in private practice as a real estate attorney and a commercial litigator. Mr. Stern holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Philosophy and Economics from Swarthmore College and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Washington School of Law.