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– Benjamin Franklin

Welcome to Weiss LLP

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Since 1981, Weiss LLP and its attorneys have been assisting local and regional businesses to navigate today’s business challenges. The founding partner of our firm is a seasoned attorney who has worked for national and local firms prior to launching his own practice in 2006. We are a boutique firm, which means most clientele come from closely-held businesses and development companies. Some of our other clientele are nationally-recognized lenders and real estate investment trusts, real estate developers, hotel franchisees, entrepreneurs in hospitality businesses, among others. Also, we have served as counsel to two foreign governments. Other clients of ours include: retailers, a multi-location chain of car washes, parking garage management companies, property management companies, and foreign investors with investments in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Our trusted, experienced attorneys have spent years assisting our clients in successful cases and guide them through complicated legal processes. Consulting with us can help you determine how to successfully solve your legal questions. Contact our office today to schedule your consultation.

Practice Areas

Multi-Family (Apartment) Regulation and Advocacy

Local governments have given tenants the right to form tenant organizations, the right of first refusal to purchase apartment units and created significant administrative filing requirements for licensures, rent control and tenant rights.

Real Estate

This division covers a wide range of real estate transaction types including development, land acquisition and zoning, financing, construction, sales, refinances and leases.

Estate Planning – Asset Protection

Weiss LLP offers tailored estate planning solutions that meet client's goals. From the creation of wills and trusts to guardianships, we help protect assets and minimize estate taxes.

Commercial and Bank Lending

Weiss LLP extends its banking practice to cover commercial lending institutions, as well as lenders and borrowers.

Commercial Business Litigation

Our Firm has provided successful representation to clients in a wide array of business transactions, financing, intra-partner disputes and family business succession plans.

General Counsel Services

Many clients cannot afford to hire a full-time general counsel to service general needs of the business enterprise; our firm provides this function on a part-time or occasional or regular basis. Our services include daily, routine general counsel services such as contract negotiation, human resources, investor reporting and commercial counsel services.

Corporate and Commercial – Mergers and Acquisitions

Weiss LLP provides responsive and comprehensive legal services to entities of all compositions throughout their transactions, applying resources and expertise to the full range of scenarios any business may encounter.

Workplace Counsel
Important Pointers For Today's Businesses

Website Compliance Under the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)

Recently, there have been a plethora of “professional plaintiffs” filing lawsuits against clients under the ADA based upon “website compliance;” this is a follow-up by the same professional plaintiffs who filed dozens of ADA lawsuits last winter against some of our clients. The purpose of this article is to advise you to ensure that you ask your web designer if your website is compliant with the ADA. Note: This article does not reflect…


(JLL was Denied Commissions by Trial Court – Appellate Court Reverses)

Over the last decade, a single broker representing both parties in a transaction has become increasingly common for the sake of efficiency; that is what Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage (“JLL”) had in mind when it signed up 1441 L Associates L.L.C. to lease its building at 1441 L Street, NW.

Earlier this year,…




Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) proposed a new federal rule which would ban the use of non-compete clauses by employers and would apply to not only employees but also…

D.C. Wage Payment: Pay the Right Amount and Stay Out of Trouble

If you are an employer in the District of Columbia, your employees are owed certain compensation. To avoid wage disputes and substantial fines, make sure your employees have been properly paid for their work.

How much and when do you need to pay your employees? Under the District of Columbia…

Randy Alan Weiss, Esq. Founding Partner

Randy Alan Weiss is the Founding Partner of Weiss LLP. Randy is a law graduate of Georgetown University Center (MLT, 1985) with an emphasis in closely-held business taxation and exempt organizations and St. Louis University School of Law (JD, 1981).

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