The Law Firm of Hamilton and Hamilton
Washington, DC

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Hamilton and Hamilton, LLP
"A Washington D.C. Tradition Since 1876"

Hamilton and Hamilton, LLP
910 17th Street, N.W., Suite 800
Washington, D.C. 20006-2606
Tel.  (202) 463-8282
Fax  (202) 463-7282

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Civil Trials

Our partners' combined trial experience exceeds four hundred (400) jury trials. We possess skill and expertise in the following areas of litigation:

  •       Personal injury and wrongful death claims.

  •       Employment law, including various types of contract, E.E.O.C., and discrimination claims.

  •       Railroad and aircraft accidents.

  •       Complex Multi-District litigation.

  •       Civil Appellate litigation.

  •       Educational Law - Faculty Tenure, appointments, promotions and salary claims.

  •       Professional (medical, legal, architectural, engineering and construction-related) malpractice claims.

  •       Contract and construction disputes.

  •       Products liability lawsuits.

  •       Will contests, miscellaneous estate litigation, and estate-related tax

  •       Insurance coverage lawsuits.

  •       Commercial and financial matters.

  •       Real Estate Taxation and Zoning litigation.

  •       Alternative dispute resolution.

    Business Law

  •      Hamilton and Hamilton offers legal services and advice in connection with the organization, financing, and ongoing operations of all types of businesses. Specific legal services include business advice concerning corporations, partnerships, sole proprietorships, dispositions and divestitures of businesses, commercial loan transactions, venture capital matters, business licensing, property loss and damage claims, and public utility rate matters, among other commercial business areas.

    Real Estate Law

  •      The firm specializes in real property tax matters, and a wide variety of real estate concerns, including financing, purchases/sales, lease of improved and unimproved real property, land use, planning and zoning, historic preservation, secured transactions, real estate partnership creation and development, landlord and tenant matters, title concerns, construction and development contracts, venture capital arrangements and a variety of municipal, county and state regulatory matters.

    Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts

  •      The firm has extensive experience in estate planning, wills, trusts and estate administration, with emphasis on implementation of planning techniques intended to eliminate or minimize federal, state and local taxes. Staffed with in-house bookkeeping, paralegal and accounting practitioners, the firm is uniquely situated to handle all areas of probate practice and related litigation.


  •      The firm has extensive experience in various areas of individual and corporate taxation matters, both federal and local, including extensive trial experience in real estate taxation matters. It is also experienced in the laws of exempt organizations, including private foundations and charitable giving, as well as dealing with tax considerations related to wills, trusts and estates. It represents clients before the U.S. Internal Revenue Service in administrative proceedings, and in litigation in the U.S., D.C. and Maryland tax courts.

    Education Law

  •      The firm has extensive experience in all facets of education law, derived from representing two major universities for many years. This experience includes rendering advice on university corporate matters, and litigation involving employment-related claims of teachers and administrators, student claims of all types, and claims by third parties. Five attorneys in the firm belong to the National Association of College and University Attorneys.

    Administrative Law

  •       The firm handles regulatory matters before federal and state regulatory agencies, including subsequent litigation in federal and state courts. It represents clients in business matters before the Department of Justice, the Customs Service, as well as a variety of government agencies such as the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission.