Jordan M. Samuel

Top rated Construction Litigation attorney in Washington, Washington DC

Asmar Schor & McKenna PLLC
Jordan M. Samuel
Asmar Schor & McKenna PLLC

Practice Areas: Construction Litigation, General Litigation, Real Estate

Licensed in Washington DC since: 1988

Education: University of Richmond School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

Asmar Schor & McKenna PLLC

5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20015 Phone: 202-244-4264 Email: Jordan M. Samuel Visit website


Jordan Samuel represents a diverse set of clients including individuals, home builders, owners, contractors, subcontractors, landlords, and tenants in a wide array of matters. He serves as an advisor and counsel to major nationwide and local homebuilders on topics both complex and small, including construction defects, new home litigation/arbitration/mediation, condominium matters, subcontractor disputes, mechanic's liens, risk management and transactional conflicts. He is intimately involved in risk management and conflict avoidance beginning with contract drafting, and counsels clients on not only the legal aspects of an issue, but also on business and cost-benefit aspects. He is intimately involved in contract drafting (including the AIA documents) for all aspects of a construction project, regardless of its complexity.  He has experience in all area courts as well as with mediations, arbitrations, and other means of alternative dispute resolution. He has also lectured lawyers and construction industry professionals on mold litigation and strategies for minimizing and allocating risk in commercial and residential construction projects.

First Admitted: 1984, Virginia

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "Contractual Limitations Applies to Related Fraud in the Inducement Claim"-The Fee Simple-Virginia State Bar Real Property Section
  • • "Mold-Still the Wild West"-The Mid-Atlantic Builder Home Builders Association of Maryland
  • All Day Seminar-“Best Practices to Avoid and Manage Condominium Warranty Claims in Virginia and Maryland”
  • All Day Seminar-“Condominium Warranty Claims in Virginia and Maryland”  
  • “Prosecuting and Defending Mold Claims in Washington D.C. and the Impact of National Cases and Standards” -Presented by Lorman Seminar
  • “Recent Developments in State and Nationwide in Mold Related Litigation in Maryland”-Presented by Lorman Seminar
  • “Nationwide and State Developments in Mold Litigation in Virginia”-Presented by Lorman Seminar
  • “Mold Issues in Construction in Virginia”-Arlington, Virginia-Presented by Lorman Seminar
  • “Mold Issues in Home Building”-Presentation followed by a panel discussion-Presented by the Maryland Home Builders Association
  • All day seminar for “Risk Management and Proactive Business Practices.”  
  • “Advances in Mold Issues in Maryland”-Annapolis, Maryland-Presented by Lorman Seminar  
  • “Mold Issues in Construction in Maryland”-Presented by Lorman Seminar  
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member of the American Arbitration Association Rooster of Neutrals Area Representative to the Real Estate Section of the Virginia Bar
  • Associate Editor, University of Richmond, T.C. Williams Law Review, 1983

Office location for Jordan M. Samuel

5335 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
Suite 400
Washington, DC 20015


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2023

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