Eric advises clients in land use and zoning matters throughout all phases of residential and commercial real estate development projects. Eric routinely drafts documents as part of the zoning entitlement process, including zoning determination letters as well as applications for special exceptions, variances, planned unit developments and zoning map amendments. Through creative and succinct briefing, Eric has assisted in the successful defense of a number of zoning approvals before the D.C. Court of Appeals. Eric also presents applications and advocates on behalf of clients to the Board of Zoning Adjustment, local Advisory Neighborhood Commissions and District government agencies.
In addition to zoning due diligence and entitlements, Eric has experience in real estate matters that include defending building permits and licenses before the Office of Administrative Hearings, real estate-based litigation in D.C. Superior Court, and condominium formation through the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development.
A District resident for over a decade, Eric earned his J.D. from the Catholic University of America — Columbus School of Law and his B.A. in government from Connecticut College.