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David H. Cox, Director
202.457.1634 (p)
202.457.1678 (f)
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• J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, (1978); B.A., Ohio State University, cum laude, (1975)

• Practice Area(s): Real Estate Practice Group (Chair) , Business Law , General Litigation & Trial Practice

• Admitted to Practice: District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland


David H. Cox joined Jackson & Campbell in 1978 and was elected a Director in 1984. In his continuous years of service with the Firm, he has developed a reputation as an effective negotiator, advisor, and litigator, successfully resolving a myriad of issues arising out of a variety of corporate as well as commercial and residential Real Estate matters. A former president of the Firm, Mr. Cox currently serves as Chair of the Firm's Real Estate Practice Group and Vice-President of the Firm.

David has represented individuals, housing cooperatives and condominium associations on a wide range of community association issues. He has also represented title insurance companies, institutional lenders, partnerships and corporations with respect to curing title defects, defalcations, and various title insurance coverage issues. David also regularly advises a range of clients (including banks and corporate fiduciaries) on the acquisition, financing, management and sale of shopping centers, office buildings, and multi-family housing projects.

David received his B.A. (with honors) from the Ohio State University and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. He is a member of the Land Title Associations of D.C., Maryland and Virginia. He served as president of the D.C. Land Title Association (2003-2005). He is a member of the ALTA Title Counsel Committee. He serves as a member of the D.C. Legislative Action Committee of the Community Associations Institute. He recently served six (6) years as a member of the elected Steering Committee of the Real Estate and Land Use Section of the D.C. Bar. David currently serves as the Firm's representative to the Council for Court Excellence (CCE) and serves on the CCE Executive Committee. He is past president of the District of Columbia Jaycees, is past president of the Kiwanis Club of Washington, D.C., and currently serves as Vice President of the Kiwanis Foundation of Washington, D.C. He is an active member of the Barristers (serving on its Executive Committee) and the Lawyers Club. David is an avid golfer and serves as a marshal at major golf events in the D.C. area.

David has earned an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition achievable for professional ability and ethics.

David was selected as a "Best Lawyer" by The Best Lawyers in America (2010-2014 editions) (Real Estate) and a "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers Magazine (2012-2014 editions). He was named as the 2014-2015 Washington, D.C. Lawyer of the Year in the field of Real Estate-Litigation by “Best Lawyer”.

David has earned recognition as D.C. Public Advocate of the Year by the Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute.

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