Washington D.C.’s Apartment Experts
More than 25 years ago, Beth and Scott Ross decided to add another facet to their marriage – business. To better manage Scott’s first multifamily asset, Beth Ross formed ROSS Management Services in their basement. She started with three employees and 128 apartments.
Fast-forward to 2013, and the ROSS Companies’ offices consume a floor of a Bethesda office building and the ROSS team is 300-strong.
The ROSS executive team possesses more than 100 years of combined multifamily experience from many national firms. Its portfolio is purposefully based in the Washington, D.C. metro area and is comprised of 28 communities, totaling more than 10,000 apartments. Ross is very proud of her company – and how she grew it. …Read More
Innovation Policy Powerhouse
They say it’s not what you know. It’s who
you know. And nowhere is that truer than in Washington, D.C. But what if you could combine the who with the what and add the how? The result would be TechVision21, a technology and policy consulting firm that helps clients develop and execute strategies to advance their policies, programs and funding interests in Washington.
As a former White House staffer and Senate-confirmed assistant secretary of technology policy
at the U.S. Department of Commerce, TechVision21 President Kelly Carnes and her team are well-connected across government and both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. “But we do so much more than just whip out a list of contacts and make introductions,” she says. …Read More
Wealthy Families Find Uncommon Solutions
Chevy Chase Trust Managing Director Deborah (“Deb”) Gandy is redefining what it means to provide the highest caliber of comprehensive investment and financial management to wealthy individuals and their families. Working closely with some of the Washington area’s most elite families, Gandy emphasizes a very personal approach which has become all too uncommon in a world of institutionalized wealth management.
“The key is customization. Why should anyone choose to be shoehorned into a preconceived …Read More
Helping Multinational Corporations Navigate Faraway Markets
For corporations looking to do business in frontier markets around the globe, the prospect can be intimidating. The risks, potentially dire. The outcome, as uncertain as it gets. Apart from having firsthand, on-the-ground experience in these parts of the world, how do companies pursue overseas opportunities in a way that truly protects and advances their long-term interests?
First and foremost, they would do well to partner with attorney Robert R. Amsterdam, founding partner of Amsterdam & Partners LLP. …Read More
Larger-Firm Talent in a Smaller Practice
For years, attorneys at Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank, PLC practiced their skills at larger law firms, serving the needs of Fortune 500 clients.
Big law firms may work fine for Fortune 500 clients, but what about smaller companies? What about companies that are not Fortune 500-size but still need sophisticated legal help in crucial business areas? Don’t they merit high-caliber counsel, too? …Read More
Small Firm Makes a Big Impact
You’ve got to be crazy to start a law firm in the middle of a recession. Or maybe you know something nobody else knows. In any event, when Edward “Sunny” Cameron and Timothy McEvoy opened their litigation boutique in 2009, most people thought they were making a big mistake. But the attorneys – and their clients – knew better.
“We felt there was a place in the market for a small, cost-efficient firm with the experience and ability to defend and prosecute claims that are traditionally handled by large, national firms,” says Cameron. …Read More
Advocates for People and Business
In the waning days of World War II, a Nazi train rumbled into Austria. It was laden with valuables taken from Hungarian Jews. The United States Army took possession of the train and its cargo, which the U.S. government never returned. Decades later, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca was co-lead counsel in a case against the federal government. After four years of litigation, the firm won a settlement of $25.5 million to be primarily distributed to survivors worldwide through existing Holocaust relief programs. …Read More
Providing Franchise Law and Litigation Excellence in the Nation’s Capital
Gray Plant Mooty’s team of lawyers works in the famed Watergate Complex. Visible from the offices are the Kennedy Center, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. It’s a good place to practice law.
Here, in the figurative shadows of three great presidents, in the nation’s center of power, Gray Plant Mooty provides top-notch legal services. The firm is well known for its franchise, white-collar criminal defense, general civil and commercial litigation, and intellectual property practices. …Read More
William ‘Billy’ Martin and Geoff Gitner Open New Law Firm
Partners Specialize in High-Profile, High-Stakes Cases
The stars aligned in 2012 when two legal luminaries, William R. “Billy” Martin and Geoff Gitner, joined their formidable talents and founded Martin & Gitner PLLC. Among the nation’s most sought-after litigators, the partners opened their K Street practice and immediately became the go-to firm for high-profile, high-stakes civil and white-collar-crime litigation.
The new firm is a marriage of Martin’s masterful trial skills in criminal and civil cases and Gitner’s remarkable prowess in business and civil litigation. Collectively they have tried and arbitrated more than 300 cases in state and federal courts around the nation. …Read More
When Pope Army Airfield in North Carolina needed a new air traffic control tower, it was essential that the building meet the highest technical and operational standards, while also being economical and environmentally friendly. The Department of Defense turned to Lifecycle Construction Services (LCS) to handle the project. The Fredericksburg, Virginia-based contractor oversaw every detail of the LEED Silver-certified, 11-story structure, from design to completion, bringing it in on time and within budget. It was one of many such achievements by LCS, one of the leading providers of …Read More