Monday, October 26th, 2020
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Join Billy Cannon, Brian Dorwin and Jennifer Friend-Kelly for a legal update on new legislation passed by D.C. City Council and its impact on property management, including the D.C. Moratorium on Eviction Notices and the Fairness in Renting Emergency Amendment Act of 2020.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Billy Cannon is a Department Chair and a member of Offit Kurman's Landlord Representation Practice Group. He represents property owners and property management companies in litigation, mediations, and administrative agency hearings. Mr. Cannon also works with his clients on leasing matters and Fair Housing Act compliance. He has been certified in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance (LIHTC) and represents many LIHTC properties and other affordable housing providers. Additionally, Mr. Cannon represents sellers and purchasers in transactions, with a particular emphasis on the District of Columbia Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA). He handles TOPA compliance and litigation, as well as other litigation arising out of the purchase and sale of real property. Mr. Cannon also handles appellate matters for property owners and property management companies.
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Brian Dorwin’s practice in civil and administrative litigation is focused primarily on real estate law, including residential and commercial landlord-tenant law, Fair Housing Act compliance, and regulatory compliance. Additionally, Mr. Dorwin has experience in complex construction litigation, discrimination defense, subsidized housing lease-ups and compliance, and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Dorwin also regularly assists owners of commercial and residential properties in business licensing and other matters of District of Columbia code compliance.
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Jennifer Friend-Kelly’s practice in real estate law emphasizes resolving landlord-tenant disputes, specifically, representing landlords of all sizes in residential and commercial litigation. Her representation also includes lease drafting, resolving Fair Housing disputes, and prosecuting breach of lease actions. In addition, Ms. Friend-Kelly spent several years managing affordable housing sites. She has experience with Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties, recertifications, and lease disputes.
ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN
Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices throughout the East Coast and in Southern California, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s 280+ attorneys counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice. Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration.