Roy L. Kaufmann–Editor

Roy Kaufmann is counsel to Jackson & Campbell, P.C. and is a member of the General Litigation, Business, and Real Estate practice groups. Mr. Kaufmann’s breadth of trial, appellate, and transaction experience in real estate , title, contract, and business matters has made him well-known in the legal and business communities. He is a frequent lecturer to the Bar and to Real Estate professionals on complex property and title issues. He has served as Chair of the District of Columbia Bar’s Real Estate, Housing, and Land Use Section, currently serves as the Chair of the Legislative Committee of that Section, and has also served as the lobbyist for the D.C. Land Title Association, the trade group representing title underwriters and agents in the District of Columbia and he is a frequent commentator and drafter of legislation.


David H. Cox– Real Estate Practice Group Chair, Contributor

David H. Cox joined Jackson & Campbell in 1978 and was elected a Director in 1984. In his continuous years of service with the Firm, he has developed a reputation as an effective negotiator, advisor, and litigator, successfully resolving a myriad of issues arising out of a variety of corporate as well as commercial and residential Real Estate matters. A former president of the Firm, Mr. Cox currently serves as Chair of the Firm’s Real Estate Practice Group and Vice-President of the Firm.

David has represented individuals, housing cooperatives and condominium associations on a wide range of community association issues. He has also represented title insurance companies, institutional lenders, partnerships and corporations with respect to curing title defects, defalcations, and various title insurance coverage issues. David also regularly advises a range of clients (including banks and corporate fiduciaries) on the acquisition, financing, management and sale of shopping centers, office buildings, and multi-family housing projects.


James N. Markels–Contributor

James N. Markels joined Jackson & Campbell in 2010 as an Associate in the Firm’s Real Estate and General Litigation Practice Groups. Before J&C, James was a litigator in McLean, Virginia, where he represented businesses before state and federal courts in matters involving contracts, trade secrets, employment law, landlord-tenant law, and bankruptcy. He also has experience in litigating insurance coverage and tort matters. James was selected as a “Super Lawyer: Rising Star” by Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014 for Appellate, Civil Litigation, and Real Property Law. James also has an AV Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell®.


Donald L. Uttrich, Contributor

Donald Uttrich is a Director at Jackson & Campbell, P.C. and is a member of the Insurance Coverage and Real Estate Practice Groups. He has served on the Firm’s Executive Committee and is currently Chair of its Diversity Committee.

Don represents clients in various real estate related matter. He has also practiced in the liability insurance coverage since 1989. Don has extensive litigation experience in cases throughout the United States involving environmental and toxic tort issues in connection with varied lines of business, including small businesses, manufacturers, utilities, petroleum and chemical companies, and railroads in the United States and Europe.

Don has earned an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition achievable for professional ability and ethics.


Erica L. Litovitz, Contributor

Erica L. Litovitz is an associate in the Business and Real Estate & Asset Management practice groups at Jackson & Campbell. Prior to joining Jackson & Campbell, Erica was a corporate and commercial finance associate at a large Baltimore law firm.

Erica graduated from the University of Virginia in 2010 with a degree in history. She earned her J.D. from Emory University School of Law in 2013, where she was managing editor of the Emory Bankruptcy Developments Journal. Erica recently authored Debt Recharacterization and Its Place in the Bankruptcy Code, 10 SETON HALL CIR. REV. 307 (2014).