Michael C. Gartner

Michael C. Gartner

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Mr. Gartner, a member of the Business Litigation section in Falls Church, handles a wide variety of issues in the state and federal courts in Virginia and the District of Columbia, including: business torts, premises liability, general negligence, sexual harassment and employment discrimination matters, consumer protection matters, and contract-related claims.  He also represents community associations both in general business affairs and litigation.
  • Representation of condominium associations and homeowners associations both in general business affairs and litigation
  • Experience in litigating a wide variety of issues in the state and federal courts in Virginia and the District of Columbia, including: business torts; premises liability; general negligence; sexual harassment and other employment discrimination matters; federal Truth In Lending Act issues; defamation; consumer protection matters; common law fraud; and contract-related claims
  • Former Law Clerk to Administrative Law Judge at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Memberships & Activities

  • Member: Virginia Bar Association
  • Member: Fairfax Bar Association
  • Board of Directors: Washington Metropolitan Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (WMCCAI)
  • Committee Member: WMCCAI Quorum Editorial Committee

"New Limitations on Cul de Sacs in Virginia," Quorum Magazine, September 2009

"Recent Trends Relating to Smoking in Multi-Dwelling Buildings," Quorum Magazine, November 2008

"Meeting Minutes: What They Should and Should Not Contain," Quorum Magazine, August 2008

"Community Spirit," Quorum Magazine, June 2007


Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Increases Its Number of Falls Church Attorneys and Expands Its Northern Virginia Location

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) has expanded its Falls Church office - by increasing the number of attorneys and enlarging its office space. Glenn R. Bonard, Eileen Morgan Johnson, Thomas Mugavero, Christy Richardson, and Andrew J. Terrell have joined Raymond J. Diaz, Michael Gartner, Christopher A. Jones, Katherine McCarthy, Edward J. O'Connell, and Eric A. Vendt in WTP's offices at 3190 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 300, Falls Church, VA 22042.

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Opens Office in Falls Church

Prior to its 75th anniversary, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston (WTP) is proud to announce the opening of its Falls Church office.  Located at 3190 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042, the office officially opened for business on May 31, 2007.

WTP Elevates Seven Attorneys to Partners

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is delighted to announce that Robert S. Collins, Michael C. Gartner, Kevin G. Hroblak, Jennifer S. Jackman, Jennifer Ryan Lazenby, Dennis J. Shaffer, and J. Daniel Vorsteg have been made partners.