General Civil Disputes in Washington, D.C.
From general contract disputes to highly complex civil controversies, our firm provides the zealous representation and exceptional work product required to obtain the results you expect and deserve. If you're looking for an experienced litigation attorney in Washington, D.C. to diligently resolve a civil dispute in a timely and cost-efficient manner, then you're in the right place. We take the time to thoroughly understand the facts and circumstances of each case, the controlling law, and the strategic options to achieve the best results for our clients.
Contact us to discuss your specific situation with a knowledgeable civil litigation attorney in Washington, D.C.
Civil Litigation Practice Areas
Business litigation encompasses a wide range of legal issues, including breach of contract claims, fraud and misrepresentation actions, partnership disputes, business tax matters, insurance coverage disputes, class actions, and much more. Consulting with a business litigation attorney is the best way to understand how to best handle these issues and how they might affect your business. We can help enforce your rights or help defend you in lawsuits involving business disputes. Contact us to discuss your specific situation and legal needs in Washington, D.C.
Personal Injury & Other Tort Claims
A tort is a civil wrong committed by person or entity that enables those harmed to recover monetary damages. Tort law is the largest category of civil litigation, and primarily consists of personal injury cases based on negligent or careless acts. To prevail on a negligence claim, the plaintiff must generally prove that: (1) the defendant owed some duty to the plaintiff, (2) the defendant breached that duty, (3) the defendant's breach caused harm to the plaintiff, and (4) the plaintiff incurred damages. We provide affirmative and defensive representation to individuals and businesses involved in wide variety of tort cases, including those involving personal injury, products liability, wrongful death, defamation, invasion of privacy, trespass, and nuisance. Contact us to discuss your specific situation and legal needs.
Wage & Labor Disputes
There are a variety of local, state, and federal laws that establish minimum wage, overtime pay, and recordkeeping standards for full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and the government. At a minimum, these laws generally require that employers: (1) pay nonexempt workers on a regularly scheduled payday for all hours worked in a single pay period; (2) pay nonexempt workers time-and-a-half for any hours worked over 40 during a single pay period; and (3) pay all undisputed wages owed to former employees within two weeks of their termination date. We help current and former employees obtain every cent they’re entitled to receive from employers under the law. Many of these wage and hour laws often allow for an award of treble damages based on the unpaid wage amounts as well as court costs, including attorney’s fees. Contact us to discuss your specific wage or retaliation matter with a knowledgeable legal representative in Washington, D.C.
Zoning & Land Use
We assist individuals and businesses with resolving a wide variety of local zoning and land use matters, including special use permits, building permits, use variances, environmental permits, flood plan waivers, and more. We also represent property owners, community organizations, and neighborhood associations in appealing unfavorable zoning decisions and permit denials by local government entities (e.g., Town Boards, Planning Boards, and Zoning Boards of Appeal). If you are experiencing variance issues or interested in filing an administrative appeal, you should strongly consider retaining legal representation to represent your interests before the local board or hearing examiner. Contact us to speak with a knowledgeable legal representative about your local zoning or land use situation.
Civil Asset Recovery
Law enforcement entities have the ability to seize property that they allege is involved in the commission of a crime. Surprisingly, owners of seized property do not ever need to convicted of a crime or even arrested to permanently lose the property to civil forfeiture. Many of these cases require an experienced attorney to navigate the proper legal procedures and processes for recovering seized property. We can help enforce your rights to recover wrongfully seized property through litigation in state court. Contact us today to discuss your specific situation and legal needs in Washington, D.C.
Real Estate Litigation
Real estate litigation is any type of dispute that involves real property, including the acquisition of real property, commercial contract disputes, boundary disputes, ownership rights, construction issues, and much more. If you're involved in a dispute over real property, you should speak with a knowledgeable attorney to ensure your rights are adequately protected. Contact us today to discuss your specific real estate dispute or legal issue in Washington, D.C.