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Blog Archive - November 2011

November 22, 2011

GW University is moving ahead with redevelopment plans outlined in the 2007 Foggy Bottom Campus Plan

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November 18, 2011

According to a redevelopment plan announced earlier this week, Lerner Enterprises and The Tower Cos. plan to redevelop the existing three-level, 30-year old ...

November 18, 2011

A few minutes before 11:00pm ... That’s what time the four plus hour DC Zoning Commission hearing concerning Georgetown University’s Campus Plan concluded last night.  ...

November 17, 2011

Tonight (Thursday Nov. 17) at 6:30pm, key players will make their “final” plea before the DC Zoning Commission regarding Georgetown University’s hotly contested Campus Plan.  ...

November 14, 2011

On November 2nd, I (Alexis Lockshin) joined 150-200 design and construction professionals at the sixth annual Women in Construction Conference

The full-day event, hosted by Ober|Kaler, featured five dynamic panels on topics ranging...

November 3, 2011

Companies who contract with the Federal Government (“Government”) must follow specific statutory processes if they have disputes on those projects.  Similarly, companies who contract with state or local public agencies should always consult the governing local law or regulation because public agencies frequently have their own disputes processes.

Contracts with the...

Did You Know . . .

Members of the SLS trial group have tried in excess of 50 jury trials and 75 bench trials?

The SLS construction group has worked on sports stadiums across the country including Orioles Park in Baltimore and Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati?

The SLS construction group has worked on power plant projects across the country?

In 2007 SLS was selected for an Honorable Mention as one of the Best Places To Work in Washington DC?

Ron Shapiro, Steve Schram and Judd Lifschitz have all been selected as SuperLawyers by Law and Politics?

The SLS office building is an historic townhouse constructed in the late 1800s?

SLS has been selected by Martindale-Hubbell as a Preeminent Law Firm?

SLS trial lawyers have argued appeals in the U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeal for the 4th, 5th, 9th, D.C. and Federal Circuit?

SLS trial lawyers have been lead trial counsel in cases in Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia, - to name just a few?

Virtually all the cases that SLS trial lawyers mediated have been favorably settled at mediation?

The transactional group at SLS was lead counsel on one of the largest, most complex mixed-use projects in downtown Washington, DC involving 4 lenders and 6 property owners?

In appreciation for the outstanding efforts of each of its employees during 2007, SLS gave everyone (attorneys, paralegals, and staff) a 4 day/3 night expense paid trip to Key West, Florida?

The transactional group at SLS has represented tenants in more than 200 retail leases in the Mid-Atlantic region?

Every attorney in the transactional group at SLS has at least 15 years experience?

The transactional group at SLS has represented developers in the purchase, construction, financing and/or sale of more than 75 multi-family apartment projects?

The transactional group at SLS has represented real estate investors and developers with respect to property in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Tennessee, Michigan and the U.S. Virginia Islands?

Attorneys in the transactional group at SLS have represented eight national banks in commercial real estate loans?

Attorneys in the transactional group at SLS have represented the FDIC, the Resolution Trust Corporation and several banking institutions in loan workout transactions throughout the Mid-Atlantic region?

The transactional group at SLS has represented homebuilders and commercial real estate developers in work-outs of individual loans and also for work-outs of large portfolios involving dozens of properties in several states?

The trial lawyers of SLS have numerous reported decisions to their credit?