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Kenneth L Samuelson

Commercial real estate Attorney at Washington, DC

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  • State Years
    New York - NY 7 years
    Virginia - VA 8 years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 44 years
    Maryland - MD 52 years
  • Licensed for 7 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2016
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 8 years
    State VA
    Acquired 2015
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 44 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1980
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 52 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1972
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

About Kenneth

Learn Kenneth’s areas of practice.

4
Practice areas
  1. Commercial real estate
    40%
    real estate: acquisitions and sales; ground, air and space leases; financing documents for borrowers

    48 years, 300 cases

  2. Other
    35%

  3. Bankruptcy and debt
    15%
    Subchapter V's, Chapter 7's, non-judicial liquidations, and accompanying negotiations

    31 years, 60 cases

  4. Foreclosure
    10%
    commercial loan foreclosure defenses, particularly in connection with single asset commercial real estate and bankruptcies

    25 years, 20 cases

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE, LLC'S & TECHNOLOGY TRANSACTIONS, BANKRUPTCIES, & RELATED LITIGATION, IN DC, MD & VA

Commercial Real Estate and Technology Transactions, Bankruptcies, and Related Litigation in DC, MD, & VA.

 

(a)  Commercial Real Estate and Bankruptcy:  Ken Samuelson has over 40 years of experience as lead counsel, representing Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and small firms in various cases and transactions.  The firm, Samuelson Law, is a boutique law firm that focuses upon handling commercial real estate transactions, and bankruptcies and restructurings, particularly those involving distressed commercial real estate.  The firm’s work includes handling commercial foreclosures, workouts, landlord/tenant, U.S. Government contracts and leases, subleases, real estate tax sales, limited liability company and partnership disputes, single asset real estate bankruptcy issues, and bankruptcies for real estate developers, small businesses, non-profits, trade associations, and health care providers.  Its philosophy is to try to resolve bankruptcies and other disputes, as much as possible through negotiations, from a long-term planning point of view.  However, Ken is a former Assistant Attorney General, and this firm litigates as and when necessary.

 

(b)  Technology:  The firm has translated its transactions experience into the laws, "best practices", and guidelines governing various technology transactions.  Thus, the firm negotiates LLC, joint development, teaming, licensing, outsourcing, employment, non-compete, and confidentiality agreements, mainly for start-ups.

Location

Samuelson Law, LLC
2020 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
# 417
Washington, DC, 20006-1811
Samuelson Law, LLC
325 Ellington Boulevard
# 210
Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
Samuelson Law, LLC
1405 S. Fern Street
#718
Arlington, VA, 22202
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Cost

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  • Retainer Always
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Member
  • Samuelson Law, LLC
  • 2008 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Deckelbaum Ogens & Raftery, Chartered
  • 2001 - 2008
  • Partner
  • Wilkes Artis, Chartered
  • 1995 - 2001
  • Partner
  • Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
  • 1993 - 1995
  • Associate, then Partner,
  • Linowes and Blocher LLP
  • 1977 - 1993
  • Assistant Attorney General
  • State of Maryland, Office of the Attorney General
  • 1973 - 1977
  • Associate
  • Dickerson, Nice, Sokol & Horn (no longer exists)
  • 1973 - 1973
  • Associate
  • Weinberg & Green (now Saul Ewing)
  • 1971 - 1973
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Education

  • University of Michigan Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1971
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1968

Associations

  • American Inns of Court
  • Presented programs on bankruptcy transactions
  • 2003 - 2012
  • American Bar Association
  • former Member, governing Council of ABA RPPT Section (Tech)
  • 1997 - 2006
  • American College of Real Estate Lawyers
  • Presented programs on commercial real estate bankruptcies
  • 1994 - 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2020
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • Marquis Who's Who in American Law
  • 2012
  • listing, "Who's Who in Washington"
  • Tiber
  • 1995
  • Best Section Committee of the Year
  • D.C. Bar
  • 1990
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Publications

  • U.S. Cybersecurity Magazine
  • Non-Competes in the Cybersecurity Industry
  • 2015
  • U.S. Cybersecurity Magazine
  • Some Unintended Consequences of Collaborating
  • 2015
  • D.C. Building Industry Association "Pipeline"
  • Does a Lease Mean What it Says?
  • 2003
  • ALI-ABA publications
  • Practice Checklist for Drafting Leases III - Letters of Intent
  • 2001
  • Corporate Real Estate Executive (now CoreNet Global)
  • Disposing of Excess Real Estate
  • 1994
  • Legal Times
  • The Retail Lease: What to Look for, Bargain for"
  • 1986
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Speaking Engagements

  • Clearing Title to Real Estate
  • Using Bankruptcy to Clear Titles
  • 2016
  • webinar
  • More on LLCs and LLPs in Bankruptcy - Updates
  • 2013
  • American Inns of Court
  • Buying Assets out of Bankruptcy
  • 2010
  • Maryland Liens
  • Foreclosures, Bankruptcies, and Title Insurance Workout Issues
  • 2009
  • Law Seminars International - Dealing with Distressed Real Estate
  • Commercial Loan Workout Negotiations
  • 2009
  • National Underwriters' Conference
  • Title Insurance for Workouts and Bankruptcies
  • 2008
  • Law Seminars International
  • Drafting Commercial Leases in Light of Bankruptcy Issues
  • 2008
  • American Inns of Court
  • Plans of Reorganization
  • 2008
  • American Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Webcast
  • Workouts
  • 2008
  • International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate
  • SOX & Ethics: In-House Counsels' Duties to be Whistleblowers
  • 2007
  • American Inns of Court
  • Transactional Issues in Bankruptcy
  • 2007
  • Harvard Business School Club of Washington, D.C.
  • How Lawyers Can Mess-Up Transactions
  • 2006
  • Corenet Global International Conference
  • Leasing Overseas, Particularly in China and India
  • 2006
  • American Inns of Court
  • Homestead Exemptions in Bankrutpcy
  • 2006
  • National Continuing Legal Education Conference
  • A Real Estate Lawyer's Guilde to Broadband
  • 2001
  • D.C. Building Industry Association
  • Purchasing or Ground Leasing Sites at Metrorail Transit Stations
  • 2000
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Washington Commercial real estate Lawyer Kenneth L Samuelson
Kenneth L Samuelson
Commercial real estate Attorney
Washington, DC
Licensed for 52 years
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