Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram

“The thing that sets this firm apart is their passion for their work. They produce high-quality work with a high degree of professionalism.”

Robert G. Hisaoka – President, RRR, LLC

Lectures

Legal Medical Newsletter (Washington, DC Metropolitan Area - First Quarter 2011)

Legal Medical Newsletter (Washington, DC Metropolitan Area - First Quarter 2011) - What are some of the issues that a medical practice should consider in entering into a new lease or extending an existing lease?  Find the answer to this important question and much more in the firm's second in a series of newsletters providing useful legal tips and information to the medical community.

Legal Medical Newsletter (Washington, DC Metropolitan Area - Second Quarter 2010)

Legal Medical Newsletter (Washington, DC Metropolitan Area - Second Quarter 2010) - Is it important to form an entity for my medical practice?  Do I need a partnership or similar agreement?  Find the answers to these important questions and much more in the firm's first in a series of newsletters providing useful legal tips and information to the medical community. 

Managing Power - Power Owners in Strong Position to Collect Liquidated Damages

Power Owners in Strong Position to Collect Liquidated Damages, Managing Power, March 1, 2010 - Although law varies by jurisdiction, a recent case demonstrates arbitration panels' willingness to uphold liquidated damages clauses in power plant engineering, procurement, and construction contracts.

Contributing Editor of the Construction briefings Collection

Contributing Editor of the Construction briefings Collection, Federal Publications, Inc., 1982 to present

Mechanics' Liens

Mechanics' Liens, Construction Briefings 82-5

Little Miller Acts

Little Miller Acts, Construction Briefings 84-8

Bid Rigging

Bid Rigging, Construction Briefings 85-9

Misappropriation of Contract Funds

Misappropriation of Contract Funds, Construction Briefings 90-10

Proving Claims Under the FIDIC Conditions of Contract

Proving Claims Under the FIDIC Conditions of Contract, Hawksmere, Plc, 1994

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?