Vienna, VA, January 02, 2018: The New Year brings exciting new ventures. Toula Gross and Sarah Louppe Petcher have joined the growing Real Estate department of Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig (DBL Lawyers) as Partners in the firm’s Vienna location. Together, Toula and Sarah will now provide you with full service real estate legal and settlement services as well as association management and general counsel services.

Toula Gross, Partner

Toula has joined DBL with 14 years of transactional real estate legal experience. Toula has extensive knowledge of all aspects of real estate transactions from drafting contracts to the closing of residential and commercial purchases and refinances. In addition, Toula brings a wealth of knowledge in real estate contracts, sale and purchase issue resolution, loan document drafting and the resolution of complex title issues.

Sarah Louppe Petcher, Partner

Sarah comes to DBL with 10 years of experience as General Counsel to the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors. Sarah’s focus has been counseling agents and brokers on all aspects of their real estate businesses, to include marketing and agency relationships and fully supporting the lifecycle of successful brokerages from formation through growth and development. Sarah also brings expertise as counsel to associations, non-profits and small businesses.

Toula and Sarah have extensive experience teaching all matters pertaining to real estate transactions, management of brokerages, agency, and training of volunteers and directors of corporations and associations and look forward to meeting your educational needs.

Together Toula and Sarah look forward to serving the needs of real estate brokers and agents, working with purchasers and sellers in residential and commercial real estate transactions and representing associations, small businesses and non-profits. Toula can be reached at and Sarah can be reached at

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