Hamilton and Hamilton,
"A Washington D.C. Tradition Since
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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PRINCIPAL AREAS OF PRACTICE
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
Railroad and aircraft accidents.
Complex Multi-District litigation.
Civil Appellate litigation.
Educational Law - Faculty Tenure, appointments, promotions and salary
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.
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
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.
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
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.