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Mr. DeSimone is a partner at the Law Firm of Gross & Romanick, P.C., practicing primarily in the areas of business law and commercial leasing transactions. He is a lifelong resident of Northern Virginia and a graduate of the University of Virginia and the George Mason University School of Law.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 30%
    7 years, 500 cases
  2. Landlord & Tenant: 25%
    7 years, 250 cases
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 20%
    7 years, 500 cases
  4. Lawsuits & Disputes: 15%
    7 years, 100 cases
  5. Debt Collection: 10%
    7 years, 200 cases


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Ripal Patel

    Mr. DeSimone was a pleasure to working with to resolve a dispute between our respective clients.


    Ripal Patel Business Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Edward Gross

    I endorse this lawyer. Chris excels at reviewing and preparing a wide variety of contracts, including commercial leases, buy-sell agreements and operating agreements. He has a great deal of knowledge about business legal concepts and landlord/tenant matters.


    Edward Gross Business Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

Gross & Romanick, P.C.

3975 University Drive
Suite 410
Fairfax, VA, 22030


DCActive 201505/25/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law200809/15/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Dean's ListUniversity of Virginia2005
Dean's ListUniversity of Virginia2004
Dean's ListUniversity of Virginia2003
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerGross & Romanick, P.C.2014 - Present
Associate AttorneyGross & Romanick, P.C.2008 - 2014
Law ClerkU.S. Department Of Health & Human Services, Office of General Counsel2007 - 2007
Law ClerkGross & Romanick, P.C.2007 - 2008
Law ClerkAhc, Inc.2006 - 2007
Law ClerkMedStar Health, Inc.2006 - 2006
InternCharlottesville Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court2004 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
District of Columbia BarMember2015 - Present
Bankruptcy Court for Eastern District of VirginiaMember2010 - Present
United States District Court for the Eastern District of VirginiaMember2009 - Present
Fairfax County Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Virginia Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Virginia State BarMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
PS BUSINESS PARKS, L.P. v. DEUTSCH & GILDEN, INC., ET AL.Partial reversal of Circuit Court order in favor of client
Business Sale - Speciality StoreRepresented seller through successful closing in six-figure deal paid in full at closing.
Business Break-Up - Sale of StockRepresented 50% business owner through successful sale of ownership interest to partner. No shareholder agreement. Mid six figure deal paid in full at closing.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Gross & Romanick, P.C. Law BlogCase Example: Non-Compete Agreement Must Be Narrowly Tailored2014
Gross & Romanick, P.C. Law BlogWithdrawal Provisions in Organizational Documents2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Mason University School of LawLawJD2008
University of VirginiaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
University of VirginiaEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2005
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Solo & Small Firm Networking EventSmall Firm Practice2013
Lunch and LearnEviction Procedures for Commercial Landlords2013