Mr. Weitzman is a member of Jackson & Campbell, P.C.’s BusinessGeneral Litigation and Trial and Real Estate Practice Groups.

Mitch’s practice involves general civil litigation, with an emphasis in representation of real estate development and management firms in commercial lease disputes and bankruptcy matters. He is a member of the Litigation Section of The District of Columbia Bar; The Real Property, Planning, and Zoning Sections of the Maryland State Bar Association; and the Real Estate and Civil Litigation Sections of the Virginia Bar Association. In addition, Mitch has presented seminars involving recent developments in bankruptcy law and acted as an instructor for obtaining licensing in commercial real property management.

First admitted to practice in 1979, he regularly handles litigation matters in the state and federal courts in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Mitch joined Jackson & Campbell, P.C. in 2010 and maintains several long-term relationships with metropolitan area development and management firms, dating back to the 1980s.

  • March 2020
    Client Alert: The Impact of COVID-19 on Commercial Leases – Force Majeure and Curtailed Court Operations

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the ability of many businesses to satisfy payment and other obligations under leases and other contracts.  As tenant income has precipitously dropped over the past few weeks, often as a result of government mandated closures or restrictions on operations, landlords and tenants are taking a hard look at “force majeure” provisions in leases.  First and... Read More >

  • July 2017
    Right of First Refusal Must Be In Writing

    The United States District Court for the District of Columbia restated the fundamental principle that in order for a right of first refusal to be enforceable, it must be in writing under the Statute of Frauds.  A tenant under a restaurant lease sued its landlord when the latter sold the real property in which the leased premises was located without... Read More >