Overview

Organizations and individuals need an attorney who understands their needs and concerns who can guide them through their real estate transactional or legal matters. With nearly 15 years of experience representing companies, individuals, and organizations, Brian Thompson is that attorney. Brian concentrates his practice on title and contractual issues, with an emphasis on litigation matters in the District of Columbia and Maryland. He is a Director in the Real Estate Practice and Trust and Estates Groups, and serves as Chair of the Firm’s Technology Committee.

Brian has represented companies, individuals, real estate agents, and real estate settlement companies in numerous litigation matters in the District of Columbia and Maryland, including appellate matters. Brian has served as lead counsel in real estate litigation cases before the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, and various trial courts in the State of Maryland.  In addition to these litigation matters, Brian remains active in transactional matters, including counseling companies and individuals in transactions involving the District of Columbia Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act and development.

Before joining the firm Brian spent nine years at a practice in which he devoted a significant amount of time to real estate closings and the resolution of title issues.

Brian currently serves as the President of the D.C. Land Title Association for which he has been a Board Member since 2014.  Prior to becoming President of the Association, Brian served as the Association’s Treasurer and President-Elect.  He also devotes a significant amount of time to the Real Estate, Housing, and Land Use Community of the DC Bar (previously known as the Real Estate, Housing, and Land Use Section), and has been an elected member of the Community’s Steering Committee since 2012.  Brian is also a former Co-Chair of the Real Estate, Housing, and Land Use Community.

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