Corporate Counsel

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Lucinda Ward “Lu Ann” Klevecz

Harbor Group International LLC

Title: General counsel
Birthplace:  Bartlesville, Okla.
Education: University of Kansas; Trinity University, San Antonio, bachelor’s degree; Regent University, law degree
Spouse: John A. “Jack” Klevecz, DSL (Doctor of Strategic Leadership), U.S. Army colonel, retired
Children: Thomas Klevecz, married, one child; Kevin Klevecz, married, five children
Hobbies or pastimes: Sailing on the Elizabeth River by my office
First job as a lawyer: Corporate counsel for Harbor Group International
Fan of: Baseball (Yankees and Little League when my grandson is playing)
Favorite vacation spot:  Southern beaches of North Carolina (Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach)
Recently read book: When I find time to read it is usually legal fiction by Baldacci, Grisham or similar genre.
Career mentors: Richard Litton, formerly a partner at Kaufman & Canoles in Norfolk and now president of Harbor Group International; Robert Cambridge, a general counsel I worked for many years ago in Northern Virginia; outside counsel that are experts in their respective fields

What are your duties as corporate counsel for Harbor Group?
I am responsible for all legal matters at the corporate level, including transactions, employment and operational matters, contract matters and regulatory compliance with respect to various real estate and real estate-related investments. I manage a department of internal attorneys and paralegals and have a robust network of outside counsel for specific practice areas. I serve on the executive management committee of Harbor Group Management Co., our property operations affiliate.

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