Matt Moore maintains a sophisticated real estate and commercial litigation practice. He has successfully litigated complex contract disputes involving ADA architectural issues, housing discrimination, property contamination and defects, mortgage fraud, broker misconduct and premises liability.
Over the past several years, Matt has successfully defended several ADA, premises liability, contamination and defect claims. He has obtained and collected several million-dollar verdicts for his commercial landlord clients.
Matt's broad array of clients includes national and regional commercial and multi-family residential property owners, management companies, lenders and brokerage firms. Because of his broad litigation experience, legal knowledge and work with local and state governments, much of Matt's practice is devoted to assisting clients in complying with complex state, local and federal laws to avoid potential civil and regulatory claims. His substantial experience with pre-trial tactics, emergency remedial proceedings and alternative dispute resolution has allowed him to quickly and efficiently resolve costly litigation matters.
Matt leads the Shulman Rogers Landlord-Tenant Practice Group, and formerly served as Chair of the Montgomery County Landlord-Tenant Commission. He is licensed in all three metro-area jurisdictions (Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia) where he has litigated numerous cases at the state, federal and administrative levels.
A recognized leader in his field, Matt is frequently called upon to provide seminars and educational programs to real estate and property management professionals.
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- Complying with Fair Housing Laws, February 11, 2015 - Provided seminars to officers and managers of real estate investment trust and national property management company
- Maryland Fair Housing Seminar, January 12, 2015 - Provided seminar to managers and agents of property management company
- Landlord and Tenant Law in the District of Columbia, May 16, 2014
- Landlord and Tenant Law in Maryland, April 10, 2014
- 2012 Advanced Real Property Institute, Maryland State Bar Association, "Drafting Leases That Work for Landlords When Tenants Don't Work Out."
- Virginia Landlord Tenant Law - Sterling Education Services
April 26, 2012, September 12, 2012, June 26, 2013
- How to Prosper in the New Market, September 15, 2015 - Sterling Education Services
- Landlord and Tenant Law in Maryland, Lorman Education Services - 2007, 2008, 2009
- Premises Liability Suits - How to Prevent Them and How to Win Them, May 2008 - Montgomery County Bar Association
- Minimizing Liability in the Real Estate Broker - Client Relationship - NBI, Virginia 2008
- Tenant Defaults, Evictions and Management Issues for Commercial Leases, September 22, 2015 - Broad Street Realty
Professional & Community Affiliations
- Maryland Best Buddies Friendship Walk, Chair, 2014
- Montgomery County Landlord-Tenant Commission, Chair, 2006-2011
- Encounter The Gospel of Life, Vice President and Site Coordinator
- Holy Rosary Church, Holy Name Society, Former President