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Jennifer Ryan Lazenby
Partner
Towson Commons, Suite 300
One West Pennsylvania Avenue
Towson, MD 21204-5025
Phone: 410.832.2064
Fax: 410.339.4022
jlazenby@wtplaw.com
Awards

Jen has been with the firm since law school.  She began as an insurance defense litigator and has defended scores of auto and premises liability torts in the Maryland courts for many years.  Recently, Jen's practice has evolved and she now focuses on real estate and other commercial litigation.  She represents businesses and individuals in contract disputes, zoning/development lawsuits, landlord/tenant actions, tort claims and collection matters.  In her prior career, Jen was a CPA and auditor.  Her business knowledge and experience complement her work as a business litigator.

 

Real Estate Litigation

Numerous evictions and money judgments obtained for Landlords for unpaid rent and other lease defaults

Representation of homeowners suing or defending claims related to neighbor disputes

Representation of national cemetery in lawsuits, negotiations and daily crises

Representation of property owners, including State entities in eminent domain and condemnation proceedings before Circuit Courts throughout Maryland

Representing clients pursuing or defending adverse possession claims

Business Litigation

Support Corporate, Real Estate and Land Use attorneys in advising clients, strategizing contracts, preparing for litigation and litigation avoidance

Collection of money judgments and other debts

Appellate Practice

Appellate work, including handling of zoning and development appeals

Employment

Representation of employers in employment disputes

Trusts and Estate Litigation

Representation of family members in Estate disputes surrounding real and personal property

Professional Liability

Representation of professionals in defense of malpractice claims

Condemnation/Eminent Domain

Representation of property owners, including State entities in eminent domain and condemnation proceedings before Circuit Courts throughout Maryland

Recognitions

Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2013 - present

Listed in Maryland Super Lawyers, 2009 - present

Memberships & Activities

Co-Section Head Real Estate Litigation

Co-Chair: Real Estate Industry Group

Member: Maryland State Bar Association

Member: Baltimore County Bar Association 

Treasurer: Carroll Manor Recreation Center

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D. 1998) magna cum laude
  • University of Delaware (B.S. 1993)