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  • Understanding and Contrasting the ADA and FHA

    By: Marla J. Diaz

    Originally published in Quorum Magazine, November 2013. No one who becomes a board member for their community association does so with the idea that they want to discriminate against their neighbors.  Yet, more and more boards are facing discrimination accusations under the Fair Housing Act...

  • Suspension of Community Privileges: Virginia

    By: Kathleen A. Waldy

    A community association’s ability to suspend an owner’s voting privileges and community privileges, such as parking, pool, and/or fitness center access, is a powerful tool associations can use in getting the attention of owners who are in violation of association governing documents.  This...

  • Suspension of Community Privileges: Delaware

    By: Chad J. Toms

    A community association’s ability to suspend an owner’s voting privileges and community privileges, such as parking, pool, and/or fitness center access, is a powerful tool associations can use in getting the attention of owners who are in violation of association governing documents.  This...

  • Suspension of Community Privileges: Maryland

    By: Roberto M. Montesinos

    A community association’s ability to suspend an owner’s voting privileges and community privileges, such as parking, pool, and/or fitness center access, is a powerful tool associations can use in getting the attention of owners who are in violation of association governing documents.  This...

  • Suspension of Community Privileges: District of Columbia

    By: Roberto M. Montesinos

    A community association’s ability to suspend an owner’s voting privileges and community privileges, such as parking, pool, and/or fitness center access, is a powerful tool associations can use in getting the attention of owners who are in violation of association governing documents.  This...

  • Recent Antitrust Enforcement Actions

    By: Jefferson C. Glassie

    Co-Author: Stacey L. Pine

  • No paydirt yet: Northwestern players have ground to cover before unionization

    By: Kevin C. McCormick

    Originally published in HR Hero Line.

  • Tax Tangles: Income Tax Watch List for Real Estate

    By: Michael J. Grace

    This edition of The Real Deal inaugurates “Tax Tangles,” a new periodic feature by members of WTP’s Tax Section. In this inaugural article, Michael J. Grace, Counsel in our Washington, DC office, highlights two provisions of federal income tax law to which businesses and individuals in the real...

  • Ari Ghosal Joins Board of IBA

    By: A. Ari Ghosal

    Ari Ghosal of the Bethesda office has just been elected to the board of the Indian Biomedical Association (http://www.gaibp.org/gaibp/home). Headquartered in the state of Maryland, IBA is a non-profit organization of professionals in the life sciences Industry. The majority of IBA members are...

  • Employer Liability For Sexual Harassment By a Subordinate

    By: Jeffrey C. Seaman

    The U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia recently dealt with a question that has rarely been addressed in sexual harassment/ hostile work environment cases:  under what circumstances is an employer liable for the sexual harassment of an employee by one of that employee’s...