Our Firm is headed by Patricia Payne, *Rated "AV Preeminent" by Martindale–Hubbell®™*
The firm provides broad-based, litigation, counseling and advisory services to businesses, individuals and non-profits in transactional, commercial, employment and labor matters. Our attorneys are licensed to practice in, and regularly appear before, the federal and state courts of the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland.
FOR BUSINESSES: We represent business clients in commercial and civil litigation matters, sophisticated business and finance matters, including organizational structuring, federal and state securities matters (i.e., capital formation, primary and secondary offerings, debt financing, etc.), corporate governance, insurance and liability matters, purchase, sale and lease of commercial real estate, intellectual property issues (i.e., tradename, trademark, and domain name issues), contract preparation and review (i.e., stock purchase, asset purchase, licensing, and lease agreements), labor and employment matters (i.e., employment and consulting contracts, termination, unemployment, EEOC and ADA), tax, business dispute and dissolution, windown and estate/succession planning.
FOR INDIVIDUALS: We represent individuals in employment, contract and labor disputes involving federal, state and local anti-discrimination statutes (i.e., Title VII, ADA, ADEA, etc.), business disputes (i.e., shareholder, partnership and employment contracts), negotiation of employment/consulting agreements, consumer matters, personal injury and estate planning.
We are located in the Foggy Bottom area (just before Georgetown) at: 1250 24th Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037 and are accessible from Metro's Red Line (Dupont Circle) and Orange Line (GWU/Foggy Bottom). Surrounded as we are by major hotels -- finding a cab is never a problem.
For more information you may contact us at: (202) 835-1610.