Legislative Updates that Affect Landlords and Property Managers in DC
Join Brian Dorwin, Principal and Chair of the Landlord Representation Practice Group, Offit | Kurman and Gwen Roy-Harrison, Principal, Offit | Kurman and for a FREE webinar providing legislative updates that affect landlords and property managers in Washington, DC. Gwen and Brian will be reviewing 2023 legislative changes, as well as changes to District of Columbia Superior Court operations and new procedures being implemented the Landlord & Tenant Branch.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
|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, Brian has experience in complex construction litigation, discrimination defense, subsidized housing lease-ups and compliance and alternative dispute resolution. He also regularly assists owners of commercial and residential properties in business licensing and other matters of District of Columbia code compliance.|
Gwen Roy-Harrison's practice in real estate focuses on representing multifamily housing providers, developers and entrepreneurs of all sizes, including litigating landlord-tenant disputes on behalf of residential and commercial landlords. She spends the majority of her time in court prosecuting and defending cases on behalf of large property management companies, medium to small businesses, and individual owners. She devotes a large portion of her practice to Fair Housing Act compliance and defense litigation. She competently and aggressively navigates clients through administrative investigations, regulatory compliance and training on best practices. Gwen has also honed a specialty in resolving disputes for condominium and cooperative associations. Outside of the courtroom, she dedicates considerable time to the transactional sphere, which includes lease review and drafting, non-disclosure agreements and confidential settlement or general release agreements.
Gwen frequently conducts presentations in the three local jurisdictions (VA, MD and DC) on best practices for landlords to avoid a Fair Housing complaint.