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Mr. Glaser is a Director with the General Litigation and Trial and Real Estate Practice Groups at Jackson & Campbell, P.C.

Chris represents closely held companies and small business owners in a cross-section of industries in an array of disputes in the federal and state courts in the Washington Metropolitan Area. He concentrates his litigation practice on complex commercial and business disputes, non-competition and non-disclosure agreements, and real estate/construction matters. As an experienced problem-solver for his clients, Chris identifies areas of potential liability and helps manage his client’s exposure to risks and to improve their business.

Chris is a frequent lecturer, including teaching a multi-day course on law and risk management for a regional real estate developer with a portfolio in excess of $1.5 billion. In 2016, Chris was appointed as the Chair of the Judicial Evaluation Committee of The District of Columbia Bar. He continues to serve on the Fairfax County Industrial Development Authority, a position he was selected for in 2009 by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Chris has an active pro bono practice in which he focuses on assisting active members of the armed forces and local community groups.

Chris is an active member of the bars of the Commonwealth of Virginia, State of Maryland, and District of Columbia as well as the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia, the District of Maryland and the District of Columbia. He is admitted to practice in, and has appeared before, the United States Circuit Courts for the Fourth Circuit, District of Columbia Circuit and the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims. He is admitted to the United States Supreme Court.

Chris attended Pace University School of Law and served on the staff of the “Environmental Law Review.” He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Maryland in 1995.

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    Client Alert: Important Decisions Limiting a Carrier's Duty to Defend

    In difficult times, it is good to see courts continuing with their dockets and issuing favorable decisions for the industry.  On March 23, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a very important decision limiting a carrier’s duty to defend. In Security Title Guarantee Corp. of Baltimore v. 915 Decatur St NW, LLC,... Read More >

  • February 2020
    February Real Estate Update | Gan v. Van Buren Street Methodist Church

    On February 13, 2020, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued an opinion which expressly declined to follow a troubling earlier decision regarding tacking in the context of adverse possession. The decision is significant because the Court clarified the confusing and contradictory prior decision, which muddied the adverse possession waters in Washington, D.C. In Gan v. Van Buren Street Methodist... Read More >

  • December 2019
    December Real Estate Update | Rae Lee Davis v. J. Garnett Davis, Jr.

    On December 5, 2019, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an opinion invalidating three gift deeds executed and delivered in 2013. The decision is significant in that evidence outside of the recorded documents – and, presumptively, outside of the review of any title examiner – was relied upon by the Court in reaching its decision. In Rae Lee Davis v. J... Read More >

  • October 2019
    October Real Estate Update | Lawrence R. Carver, Jr. v. RBS Citizens, N.A.

    On September 27, 2019, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland issued an opinion reversing a judgment against Security Title Guarantee Corp. of Baltimore. The decision is significant not merely for what the Court held, but for what claims were not raised by the property owners. In Lawrence R. Carver, Jr. v. RBS Citizens, N.A., Nancy and Lawrence Carver purchased multiple... Read More >

  • September 2019
    September Real Estate Update | Loch Levan Land L.P. v. Board of Supervisors of Henrico County

    On August 22, 2019, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an opinion denying a developer’s claim of vested rights in a dedicated road. In Loch Levan Land L.P. v. Board of Supervisors of Henrico County, the Court affirmed the Circuit Court’s judgment and brought major disruptions to plans for development of 1,089 acres of land located only a few miles... Read More >

  • July 2019
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  • May 2019
    May Real Estate Update | SJ Enterprises, LLC v. Quander

    On May 16, 2019, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued a new opinion in SJ Enterprises, LLC v. Quander that is of significant importance. In this matter, Dianne Quander leased commercial premises to SJ Enterprises, LLC for an initial term of five years with two additional five year renewal options. The initial term was set to expire on November... Read More >

  • April 2019
    April Real Estate Update | Elm Cabin John, LLC v. United Bank

    On April 19, 2019, Judge Messitte of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland issued an unpublished opinion in Elm Cabin John, LLC v. United Bank that is certainly noteworthy for real estate practitioners. In this matter, Ms. Nancy Long owned three parcels in Montgomery County. As an individual in her 80s during the subject transactions, she is... Read More >

  • March 2019
    March Real Estate Update | Cushman & Wakefield of Maryland, Inc. v. DRV Greentec, LLC

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