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Real Estate

Our real estate attorneys have extensive experience in the preparation, negotiation and review of purchase and sales agreements, home construction contracts, contractor agreements, and interior and exterior design agreements for both residential and commercial projects in Virginia, Maryland and D.C.

Our individual real estate clients benefit through our coordinating our efforts with our tax and estate planning and wealth management partners.

We can also provide assistance to our clients in a variety of land use and zoning issues such as title disputes, boundary line disputes, mechanic’s lien claims, applications for variances, special use exceptions and real estate tax appeals.

• Acquisition and sale of real property
• Community association law
• Condemnation and foreclosure
• Development and construction
• Leasing
• Project finance
• Litigation
• Real estate taxes and tax appeals
• Subdivision
• Zoning and land use


DISCLAIMER: THE RESULTS OF ANY LEGAL ACTION DEPEND UPON FACTS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE.  NEITHER REES BROOME, PC, NOR ITS ATTORNEYS GUARANTEE OR PREDICT SIMILAR RESULTS IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY REES BROOME, PC OR ANY OF ITS ATTORNEYS.


Maureen E. Carr
Maureen Carr represents individual, business, and community association clients in state and federal court litigation involving a variety of business, construction, employment, insurance, and warranty disputes.

Maureen has received an AV® Preeminent Rating in Litigation, Construction Law and Contracts from Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available and is based on evaluations from other attorneys and judges. 

Representative Experience

•  Obtained judgments in federal court against numerous domain names under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA)
•  Successfully briefed motions on behalf of local technology company charged with copyright infringement in federal court (Tegg Corp. v. Beckstrom Elec. Co., 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52184 (W.D. Pa. July 1, 2008)).
•  Successfully achieved dismissal of Racketeering and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO) and fraud claims against client in federal court
•  Litigated case in Superior Court of the District of Columbia resulting in dismissal of claims against engineering and architectural firms related to building collapse.
•  Litigated and resolved bad faith denial of insurance coverage related to catastrophic loss sustained by condominium in Arlington, Virginia.
•  Successfully mediated nuisance claim brought in the Circuit Court of Arlington County, Virginia by established restaurant against condominium developer, resulting in six figure settlement.
•  Arbitrated multi-claimant action by condominium unit purchasers against developer for failure to substantially complete condominiums in accordance with Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act and purchase agreements

Robert J Cunningham
Rob Cunningham represents companies and individuals as both plaintiffs and defendants in Virginia and federal courts, particularly in complex high-stakes civil litigation. He is also highly experienced in mediation and arbitration proceedings. In the real estate area, Rob served as lead counsel in a successful, multi-year, vigorously contested partition action involving one of largest tracts of undeveloped waterfront properties in the D.C. metropolitan area

Andrew B. Golkow
Andy Golkow is an experienced commercial real estate attorney, with particular expertise in commercial property acquisition and sale and commercial leasing.

Representative Experience

•  Serves as outside real estate counsel for a national restaurant chain, responsible for advising the client on all aspects of site leasing across the United States
•  Serves as outside general counsel to large privately-held regional company, responsible for advising the client on all aspects of its real estate acquisition and leasing needs
•  Extensive experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial real estate leases throughout the Washington metropolitan region
•  Represented insurance company in the purchase of commercial office building in Northern Virginia for twenty million dollars

Mark A. Moorstein
Mark Moorstein, who began his career as Cleveland Area Counsel for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he designed and implemented tax exempt financing techniques for low and moderate income housing, has focused on commercial real estate, land use (zoning, easements, subdivisions, condemnation proceedings) and civil litigation throughout his professional life. He has been viewed for many years as one of the top attorneys in Prince William County representing developers, contractors, subcontractors and lenders. He is local counsel to Virginia Department of Transportation in its condemnation proceedings. Mark also recently was asked to join an international legal effort to assist Cambodia in reforming its land use laws.

Patrick Via
Early in his career, Pat Via served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel, responsible for site selection and acquisition, site development and construction, for PACER International, a telecommunications company. As an attorney, he then went on to specialize in all phases of commercial and residential real estate acquisition, development and construction warranty issues, with an emphasis on land use matters including planning, zoning and subdivision approvals. Pat also has extensive expertise in assisting developers with projects which require extensive local, regional and state governmental agency approvals.

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