Major, Lindsey & Africa Places Steven Museles as Executive Vice President and General Counsel at The JBG Companies in Chevy Chase, Maryland

Hanover, MD (March 13, 2017) — Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA), the world's leading legal search firm, today announced the placement of Steven Museles as executive vice president and general counsel at The JBG Companies. In his new role, Mr. Museles will serve as a senior officer and member of the executive leadership team and as an advisor and resource to the board of trustees of JBG SMITH – a newly recreated, public real estate company focused on the Washington, D.C. market. The search was led by Deborah Ben-Canaan and Michael J. Herald of Major, Lindsey & Africa's In-House Practice Group, based in Washington, D.C.

"Mr. Museles is an accomplished corporate attorney who is highly regarding in the real estate investment trust industry," said Ms. Ben-Canaan. "He brings extensive industry experience and leadership—expertise that will be very advantageous to JBG SMITH in the future."

Most recently, Mr. Museles was the executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer with Alliance Partners LLC. Prior to that, Mr. Museles worked for 14 years with CapitalSource Inc. in many different roles including executive vice president and chief legal officer, co-chief executive officer and member of the board of directors. Prior to CapitalSource, Mr. Museles was a partner at Hogan Lovells.

Mr. Museles earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and B.A. from the University of Virginia.

About Major, Lindsey & Africa

Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the largest and most experienced legal search firm in the world. With more than 25 offices worldwide, Major, Lindsey & Africa has earned recognition for its track record of successful general counsel, corporate counsel, partner, associate and law firm management placements. The firm also provides law firms and companies with highly specialized legal professionals on project, interim and temporary-to-permanent hire basis. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, Major, Lindsey & Africa recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting client and candidate needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. The firm considers every search a diversity search and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. Major, Lindsey & Africa is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions.

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