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Did you know that real estate law icon, James E. Savitz, has joined Shulman Rogers?

September 14, 2016

Shulman Rogers is pleased to announce the addition of James E. Savitz to the Firm’s Real Estate Department. He joins Matthew D. AlegiSarah D. ClineDavid M. Kochanski, and Marc D. Lipman in providing residential and commercial real estate settlement services.

“Shulman Rogers has one of the largest and most respected, full-service residential and commercial real estate practices in the area.  The Shulman Rogers team is first rate, energetic and client-service focused.  This is the perfect match for me and my goal of helping Shulman Rogers become the leader in settlements in the Metro region,” said Mr. Savitz, who was one of the founding principals of Village Settlements Inc. and Hirschel, Parker, Savitz, Hollman, P.C.

Mr. Savitz provides clients with effective and sound guidance in real property transactions. He is the only Montgomery County attorney to receive the Affiliate of the Year award from both the Montgomery County and Maryland Association of Realtors. Peg Mancuso, President of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, says “In my 30 years in the real estate industry, I have been honored to have had the particular privilege of working with Jim Savitz on a regular basis.  His ceaseless commitment to provide the highest quality of service, his boundless enthusiasm for the law, a dedication to his clients and his eternal optimism and humor, make him truly sui generis.”

Mr. Savitz will be facilitating a robust training program in conjunction with PDI beginning this month.  The schedule can be found here. “We couldn’t be happier to have Jim joining our team,” said Matthew Alegi, Chair of the firm’s Residential Real Estate Group and a member of its Board of Directors. “Jim’s excellence in his practice, tireless dedication to his clients and generosity in giving back to the local community all make him a great fit with our firm culture.”

Mr. Savitz is a past member of the Shady Grove Hospital Foundation Board, the Market Square Advisory Board of the City of Gaithersburg and the Board of Directors of Chambers of Commerce in Gaithersburg and Potomac. Jim also served as the President for the Friends of Wells Robertson House and the Montgomery County Child Care Commission. He was named Distinguished Citizen of Gaithersburg in 2015.  He has been recognized by SuperLawyers for being among the top 5% of Real Estate lawyers practicing in his local area.


Matthew D. Alegi
Sarah D. Cline
David M. Kochanski
Marc D. Lipman
James E. Savitz


For more information regarding our Residential Real Estate Settlements Group or our general real estate transactions and litigation practice, please contact the Group Chair at 301-230-6574 or

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