Real Estate Litigation

Litigators at Malloy Law Offices have significant experience litigating real estate disputes in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. The law firm has represented buyers, sellers, developers, investors and others in residential and commercial real estate litigation.

Seann Malloy is an experienced litigator who uses his courtroom presence and specialized commercial knowledge to protect your investment. Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge about property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. Mr. Malloy possesses the specialized knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Malloy Law Offices has built relationships with real estate professionals, such as architects and engineers, whose expertise, when combined with the experience and zeal of our attorneys, can be channeled to obtain favorable outcome for our clients.

Our law firm offers clients a business-minded approach to address their legal needs. As real estate litigators based in Bethesda, Maryland, we can provide consistent, cost-effective representation in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Knowledge And Experience

Our real estate litigators at Malloy Law Offices routinely represent Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia owners, purchasers, developers, secured lenders, landlords, tenants and other clients in disputes involving:

  • Purchase/sale contracts and options — Including acquisition, post-closing adjustment, specific performance and escrow matters, as well as rescission and other fraud/mistake claims
  • Construction law — We represent developers, contractors, subcontractors, and owners in all stages of construction from contract formation through lien foreclosures and defect resolution
  • Condominium and homeowners associations — We assist with every aspect of your association's legal needs including collections, governing document amendments, litigation, association operations, and meetings
  • Homeowners and multiple unit owners — Our lawyers represent these two groups against associations
  • General property disputes — Our attorneys handle residential and commercial contracts, leases
  • Land use — We assist with zoning applications, code enforcement, hearings and all litigation
  • Easements — Including covenant and other equitable servitudes
  • Boundary disputes — We represent individuals with boundary disputes
  • Foreclosure — Including secured loans, loan restructuring, receivership, guaranty enforcement and disbursement issues, as well as lender liability and bad faith claims
  • Management and operating agreement disputes — Including restaurant, hotel and shopping center operator issues, as well as common area maintenance and other reconciliation issues
  • Title disputes — Including bona fide purchaser/encumbrancer status, lien and ownership priority, easement rights, mechanic's lien rights, adverse possession and other prescriptive rights
  • Litigation unique to tax lien purchases and foreclosing the right of redemption
  • Ownership structures, including partnership, limited liability company and percentage disputes, such as dissolution, participation rights, termination and dilution (squeeze down or out) issues
  • Landlord/tenant disputes — We represent landlords and tenants in commercial and residential lease disputes including eviction and forcible detainer actions, and rights of first refusal matters

While we try to help our clients avoid disputes that might lead to litigation, sometimes the other side insists on a fight. We are here to champion your cause and are well prepared to bring and defend lawsuits when your rights are under assault. When the only way that you can receive satisfaction is through litigation or arbitration, the attorneys of Malloy Law Offices, LLC, stand ready to defend and enforce your legal rights.

At Malloy Law Offices, LLC, clients have their real estate litigation needs met by our experienced real estate litigators. We take the time to understand our client's business goals, and then use our professional judgment to appropriately address virtually any type of dispute.