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James Mason Loots

James Mason Loots

Practice areas:

Lawsuits & Disputes, Employment & Labor, Business, Franchising, Landlord & Tenant, Contracts & Agreements

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About Me

Top "AV" Martindale-Hubbell rating. Practice includes employment, small business, and hospitality industry litigation and general business issues.  Admitted in all federal and state courts in the District of Columbia and Maryland, including United States Tax Court and Supreme Court of the United States.  Board of Directors:  Capitol Hil Arts Workshop.  Board of Trustees:  Capitol Hill United Methodist Church.  Past Chair: D.C. Commission on Human Rights.  Past Board memberships:  Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and Professionals; Washington Legal Counsel for the Elderly.  Former Adjunct Professor:  American University Washington College of Law. 


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1984

  1. Lawsuits & Disputes: 50%
    31 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
    24 years
  3. Business: 15%
    24 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 5%
    24 years
  5. Other: 10%
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Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • Peter Daniel Antonoplos

    I endorse this lawyer. James is a competent attorney who vigorously represents the interests of his client. I would strongly recommend him as counsel.


    Peter Antonoplos Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • David Glenn Ross

    Jim Loots is an extremely intelligent, well-rounded attorney. I worked for him several years ago and have continued to trust his judgment and rely on his expertise ever since.


    David Ross Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

634 G Street SE
Suite 200
Washington, DC, 20003

Law Offices of James M Loots PC

634 G Street SE
Suite 200
Washington, DC, 20003




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Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Pro Bono Lawyer of the Yearwww.dcbar.org1987

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Officesof James M Loots PC2005 - Present
Senior CounselFord & Harrison LLP2001 - 2005
PartnerLevi Perry Simmons & Loots PC1991 - 2000
AssociateSkadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP1984 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present
Capitol Hill Arts WorkshopBoard of Directors2006 - Present
Lawyers Committee of the Shakespeare TheatreN/A2001 - Present
Lawyers Committee of Washington Performing Arts SocietyN/A2001 - Present
Washington Area Lawyers for the ArtsBoard Member1993 - 1999
District of Columbia Commission on Human RightsChair1991 - 1998
Capitol Hill Association of Merchants and ProfessionalsN/A1987 - Present
Phi Alpha DeltaN/A1984 - Present
District of Columbia BarN/A1984 - Present
Michigal Law ReviewEditorial Board1982 - 1984


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Michigan Law SchoolLawJD1984
Northwestern UniversityMedill School of JournalismBSJ1980