R. Alex DuFour, II

Co-Chair, Real Estate Finance

Alex has more than a decade of experience structuring and negotiating acquisitions, sales, and financing transactions on behalf of lenders and borrowers. His clients include public and private owners, investors, private equity funds, and developers of all asset types as well as lenders in connection with real estate-secured financing transactions.

Alex is involved in several local and regional real estate industry groups and is an active volunteer in the Montgomery County (Maryland) and Washington, D.C., communities.

Alex graduated from Loyola University (Maryland) in 2001 and earned his J.D. from Catholic University in 2006. 



Best Lawyers Honors More Than 200 Cozen O'Connor Attorneys to its Best Lawyers in America 2024 Edition

August 17, 2023

Best Lawyers selected 232 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s U.S. offices for inclusion in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

More Than 200 Cozen O’Connor Attorneys Named Best Lawyers and Ones to Watch

August 22, 2022

210 Cozen O’Connor lawyers from 24 of the firm’s nationwide offices for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

What Attys Must Know As Congress Debates 1031 Program

July 02, 2021

Alex DuFour addresses the changes being made by the Biden administration regarding the Section 1031 exchange program in Law360.

Proposed Tax Law Changes Could Change Shape of Transactions, Real Estate Executives Say

May 27, 2021

Alex DuFour addresses possible transactional changes in 2022 and beyond should the Biden administration’s plan to raise the capital gains tax rate and do away with deferred taxes on property exchanges become law in CoStar.

Investors are Already Trying to Get Ahead of Potential Federal Tax Changes

May 06, 2021

Alex DuFour addresses the Biden administration’s proposed changes to capital gains tax rules and its effect on commercial real estate investors in CoStar.


New D.C. Law Will Require Disclosure of Ownership of LLCs [Alert]

January 30, 2020

Alex DuFour and Jackson Siegal discuss what DC LLCs and LLCs doing business in the District of Columbia need to know when filing new entity filings and biennial reports.

Events & Seminars

Past Events


  • Catholic University - Columbus School of Law , J.D., 2006
  • Loyola University Maryland, B.S., 2001

Awards & Honors

Best Lawyers in America, 2023-2024

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland