Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram

“Their client relationship skills are truly what sets them apart from other firms.”

John Driggs – Owner, The Driggs Company, LLC

Judah Lifschitz

Shapiro Lifschitz & Schram wins favorable settlement for client Foulger-Pratt in Silver Spring Transit Center litigation

Shapiro Lifschitz & Schram, P.C. is pleased to announce that it has successfully settled a lawsuit on behalf of its client, Foulger-Pratt Contracting LLC, in a highly contested case involving the design, construction, and delayed opening of the Silver Spring Transit Center project in Montgomery County, Md.

Judah Lifschitz Named to 2017 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers ‘Top 100’ List

Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram, P.C. is pleased to announce that Judah Lifschitz, Principal and Co-President of the firm, has been named to the 2017 Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers “Top 100” list. This is the ninth consecutive year that Lifschitz has been named a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer.

Three Onerous Contract Provisions to Avoid

Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner recently published an article entitled, “Three Onerous Contract Provisions to Avoid,” in the October 2016 issue of Construction Executive magazine.

Judah Lifschitz to Lead EUCI Course in July on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects

As a result of continued demand from owners and executives of power companies, Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner will present an EUCI continuing education course on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects on July 19-20, 2016in Washington, D.C. This will be the fourth EUCI course on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects that Mr. Lifschitz has led.

Top Ten Best Practices for Negotiating EPC Contracts

Judah Lifschitz and Daniel A. Kapner recently published an article entitled, Ten Best Practices for Negotiating EPC Contracts, in the October 2015 issue of Construction Executive magazine.

Washington Post Quotes Judah Lifschitz Regarding Silver Spring Transit Center Lawsuit

Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram (“SLS”) partner Judah Lifschitz was quoted in the Washington Post regarding the recently filed lawsuit by Montgomery County, Maryland and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority against Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., Foulger-Pratt Contracting, LLC, and the Robert B. Balter Company concerning the construction of the Silver Spring Transit Center. SLS represents Foulger-Pratt in the lawsuit.

Judah Lifschitz comments on The Wharf Lawsuit

Shapiro, Lifschitz & Schram partner Judah Lifschitz* was quoted in the August 14, 2015 edition of the BisNow newsletter regarding a recent lawsuit filed in D.C. federal court against the developer of The Wharf, a $2B renewal project on D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront.

Judah Lifschitz To Lead EUCI Course On “EPC Contracts For Power & Energy Projects”

Judah Lifschitz will be leading and Daniel A. Kapner will assist in presenting a EUCI continuing education course on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects on July 29th and 30th in Chicago, Illinois. This will be the second EUCI continuing education course on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects that Mr. Lifschitz has presented.

Judah Lifschitz to lead EUCI course on “EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects”

Judah Lifschitz will be leading and Daniel A. Kapner will assist in presenting a EUCI continuing education course on EPC Contracts for Power & Energy Projects on January 27th and 28th in Houston, Texas.  Focusing on EPC Contracts and their provisions, techniques, and principles, attendees will:

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?