Mitchell Weitzman joined Jackson & Campbell, P.C. in May 2010 and serves in its Real Estate Group and General Litigation and Trial Practice Group. He is a member of the Litigation Section of the District of Columbia Bar, The Real Property, Planning and Zoning Sections of the Maryland Bar Association, and Real Estate and Civil Litigation Section of the Virginia Bar Association.

Mitchell’s practice involves general civil litigation, with an emphasis in representation of Real Estate development and management firms in commercial lease disputes and bankruptcy matters. He has been practicing in the state and federal courts in the District of Columbia and Maryland since 1979, and in Virginia since 1987.

Mitchell primarily represents retail and office landlords in disputes concerning monetary defaults, restrictive use clauses, construction and other matters. He also represents landlords in bankruptcy matters, involving issues such as assignment and assumption of leases, the claims process, and relief from the automatic stay. In addition, Mitchell has participated in the presentation of seminars involving recent developments in bankruptcy law and as instructor for obtaining licensing in commercial real property management.

Mitchell has also had extensive experience representing institutional lenders in commercial loan agreements and in foreclosure proceedings.

Mitchell grew up in South Florida, having attended Miami Beach Senior High School, the University of South Florida in Tampa and the Sheppard Broad Law Center in Fort Lauderdale. Following law school, Mitchell came to Washington, D.C., a goal set after serving as a Congressional intern in 1975 during college.

Blog Posts

  • July 2017
    Right of First Refusal Must Be In Writing

    The United States District Court for the District of Columbia restated the fundamental principle that in order for a right of first refusal to be enforceable, it must be in writing under the Statute of Frauds.  A tenant under a restaurant lease sued its landlord when the latter sold the real property in which the leased premises was located without... Read More >