Real Estate

The Firm handles a wide range of real estate matters, including purchase and sale agreements, condominium conversions, landlord and tenant disputes, commercial and residential leases, title insurance and real estate closings.

Our attorneys at Hirzel Law negotiate, draft and review leases and land sale contracts; draft condominium association documents; and counsel clients with respect to condominium and cooperative conversions and real estate brokerage agreements.  When disputes arise, the Firm taps the resources of its Litigation Practice Group to produce a comprehensive and turn-key approach to real estate matters.

Employment and Civil Rights

Employment law involves a complex web of statutes, regulations and case law that control the relationship between employer and employee.

Many aspects of the employment relationship are governed by civil rights laws that prohibit an employer from making decisions regarding compensation, promotion, discipline or leave based upon factors like race, sex, age, gender, disability, religion, national origin, and in some jurisdictions, sexual orientation. Employment law also encompasses matters such as covenants not to compete, the Family and Medical Leave Act, an employees fiduciary duty and duty of loyalty, wage and hour laws and whistleblowing.

Employment law and civil rights are a significant component of the Firms practice. The Firms attorneys have appeared on behalf of employers, employees and others before the Merit Systems Protection Board, Office of Compliance, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, District of Columbia Superior Court, District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts for the District of Columbia, Maryland and the Western District of North Carolina.

Healthcare Law

The Firm represents managed care organizations and healthcare providers with respect to regulatory compliance, formation and management, employment matters and litigation.  For example, our attorneys represent several hospitals located throughout the country against the federal government in significant Medicare reimbursement litigation. We have also assisted HMO and provider clients in matters involving regulatory compliance, buying and selling businesses, contract drafting and review, coverage questions and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

Civil Litigation

Our attorneys are skilled advocates who bring their litigation experience to bear in any kind of case.  The Firm represents individual, corporate and government clients in various types of suits, including complex commercial matters, employment and civil rights, personal injury, healthcare and claims against the government. Also, If need any family law matter help, connect with Bratton Family Law for a free consultation.

What sets us apart from our peers is our aggressiveness, pragmatism and approach to preparing every case as if it will go to trial.  The Firm’s litigation docket has brought it before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, the United States Court of Federal Claims and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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