Practice Areas

Our four partners, who average almost 27 years of experience in Washington law practice, specialize in the following areas: Administrative Law, Agriculture Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Litigation, Lobbying and Legislative Matters, Real Estate, Trade Association and Non-Profit Law.

Administrative Law

Representing clients in administrative law cases before federal agencies, including the Department of Justice, Housing & Urban Development, Environmental Protection Agency, Small Business Administration, Department of Transportation and Department of Agriculture.


Agriculture Law

Representing farmers and ranchers in disputes with the United States Department of Agriculture regarding program benefits and loans. The firm also represents African-American farmers in a national civil rights class action case alleging discrimination in USDA loan programs. The case was favorably settled and as a result, 15,000 African-American farmers have received compensation for their discrimination claims from the Federal government. The firm is currently representing Native American farmers and ranchers in a similar case.


Corporate and Commercial Law

Business formation, planning and legal management through financial strategies, growth and development problem solving, succession planning, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, taxes, banking, real estate acquisition and leasing, contract negotiations and preparation, employment matters and other operating problems. Also acting as lender’s counsel to financial institutions.


Litigation

Civil litigation in state and federal courts with specialties in corporate and partnership disputes, contracts, real estate title, real estate construction and development, and personal injury.


Lobbying and Legislative Matters

Representing trade association and grassroots organization clients on the federal and state levels on issues of interest to their members.


Real Estate

Real estate representation for buyers, sellers, investors, developers, contractors, lenders, and business organizations. Acting as lender's or borrower's counsel, planning and implementation of real estate transactions, negotiating real estate financing, representing condominium and cooperative developers; handling title and boundary disputes, and other matters involving interests in real property and conducting residential and commercial real estate settlements and acting as agents in the writing of title insurance.


Trade Association and Non-Profit Law

Acting as general and special counsel to variety of trade associations, business groups, schools, scholarly societies and other organizations, advising on organizational structure, antitrust, tax, contract and other issues affecting such groups.