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Peter Daniel Antonoplos

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Peter D. Antonoplos, a native of Washington, D.C. received his Bachelor of Arts in History from Denison University in 1998. In 2001 Mr. Antonoplos received his Juris Doctor from Catholic University, Columbus School of Law where he was a member of the Catholic University Law Review.  In 2010 Mr. Antonoplos received, his Masters in Law in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center, where he focused on business planning and partnership tax matters.

As a corporate and tax attorney, Mr. Antonoplos began his career with the law firm of Baise & Miller, P.C. (now part of Kilpatrick and Stockton, LLP) where Mr. Antonoplos was an associate in the firm’s corporate law practices. Early in his career, Mr. Antonoplos represented clients negotiating credit facilities, commercial loans and purchase and sale of businesses. In addition, Mr. Antonoplos represented technology companies in corporate matters relating to merger and acquisitions and employment issues. Following his tenure with Baise & Miller, Mr. Antonoplos was a founding member of Shaffer, Bock & Antonoplos, PLLC where his legal talents focused on issues related to the development of residential and commercial real estate and corporate law. In 2007 Mr. Antonoplos joined the Wall Street firm of Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, LLP as an Of Counsel, where he was a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Environmental practice groups. Mr. Antonoplos, represented commercial landlords and tenants in negotiating and drafting of commercial lease agreements and international clients investing foreign development dollars in domestic real estate projects. Mr. Antonoplos also routinely represented high net worth families in sale of business transactions and partnership disputes.

Mr. Antonoplos’ practice focuses on corporate, tax and real estate matters. Mr. Antonoplos has assisted business owners in corporate organization, reorganization and restructuring, contract negotiations, real estate acquisitions, intellectual property matters, employee relations, and with a host of other business issues.

Mr. Antonoplos routinely assist business owners navigate sensitive business issues involving commercial lending, bankruptcy filings and sale and purchase of distressed businesses. In addition, Mr. Antonoplos represents both lenders and developers in connection with the negotiation and closing of residential, commercial, construction, acquisition and development loans involving office buildings, condominiums and hotels.

Mr. Antonoplos is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia 2004 and New York State 2002; a bar admission in Maryland is pending and is expected in 2010. 

Mr. Antonoplos routinely lectures on real estate and corporate law issues in Washington, DC and New York.  Mr. Antonoplos lives in North West Washington, D.C.  He is an avid chess player and motorcycle enthusiast.


Languages spoken: English, Greek, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 25%
    15 years
  2. Estate Planning: 25%
    15 years
  3. Trusts: 15%
    15 years
  4. Real Estate: 15%
    15 years
  5. Other: 20%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-550/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Matthew H Simmons

    I recently worked with Mr. Antonoplos on a hotly contested matter. I was impressed by his creativity and intuition, and would not hesitate to recommend him to a potential client.


    Matthew Simmons Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Kathryn Sharkey Mcdonough

    I endorse Peter Antonoplos. He was a terrific help in providing assistance with one of my client's matters.


    Kathryn Mcdonough Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Antonoplos & Associates, Attorneys At Law

1725 DeSales Street, N.W.
Suite 600
Washington, DC, 20036


DCActive 200407/05/2016
NYCurrently registered 200203/07/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Rising StarSuperLawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Deal Makers GlobalDeal Magazine2012
Deal Makers GlobalDeal Magazine2011
Global Award- Corporate TaxInterContinental Finance2010
Best Work Place for CommutersEnvironmental Protection Agency2008
Law Review MemberColumbus School of Law2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerAntonoplos & Associates, Attorneys At Law2012 - Present
PartnerJDKatz, P.C.2009 - 2012
Of CounselCarter Ledyard & Milburn LLP2007 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember2010 - Present
District of Columbia Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
New York Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
America Bar AssociatonMember2002 - Present
Urban Land InstituteYoung Leader2001 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Yale UniversityN/AMBA - Master of Business Administration2016
Georgetown University Law CenterTaxationOther - Masters2010
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Denison UniversityHistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts1998
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Mayflower HotelOrigins of the Credit Crisis Implications on Real Estate Development2008
Mayflower HotelCondominium Conversion an Mixed Use Development In the Urban Market2007
Mayflower HotelCondominium Conversion in The District of Columbia: An Overview2006