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Coronavirus Omibus Webinar
LIVE WEBINAR HELD:

Friday May 8th

Please join Offit Kurman attorneys Billy Cannon, Brian Dorwin and Jennifer Friend-Kelly for a free webinar on: The Coronavirus Omnibus Amendment Act of 2020.

The DC Council passed the Coronavirus Omnibus Amendment Act of 2020 on May 5th. There are significant impacts on DC Landlords, including a requirement to offer payment plans to residents impacted by the COVID 19 emergency. Please join Billy Cannon, Brian Dorwin and Jennifer Friend-Kelly for a webinar on what the laws means for DC Landlords and how to comply.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS

Billy Cannon | bcannon@offitkurman.com| 240.507.1771

Billy Cannon is a Department Chair and a member of Offit Kurman's Landlord Representation Practice Group. He represents property owners and property management companies in litigation, mediations, and administrative agency hearings. Mr. Cannon also works with his clients on leasing matters and Fair Housing Act compliance. He has been certified in Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance (LIHTC) and represents many LIHTC properties and other affordable housing providers. Additionally, Mr. Cannon represents sellers and purchasers in transactions, with a particular emphasis on the District of Columbia Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act (TOPA). He handles TOPA compliance and litigation, as well as other litigation arising out of the purchase and sale of real property. Mr. Cannon also handles appellate matters for property owners and property management companies.

Brian Dorwin | bdorwin@offitkurman.com | 240.507.1749

Brian Dorwin’s practice in civil and administrative litigation is focused primarily on real estate law, including residential and commercial landlord-tenant law, Fair Housing Act compliance, and regulatory compliance. Additionally, Mr. Dorwin has experience in complex construction litigation, discrimination defense, subsidized housing lease-ups and compliance, and alternative dispute resolution. Mr. Dorwin also regularly assists owners of commercial and residential properties in business licensing and other matters of District of Columbia code compliance.

Jennifer Friend-Kelly | jfriend-kelly@offitkurman.com | 240.507.1747

Jennifer Friend-Kelly’s practice in real estate law emphasizes resolving landlord-tenant disputes, specifically, representing landlords of all sizes in residential and commercial litigation.  Her representation also includes lease drafting, resolving Fair Housing disputes, and prosecuting breach of lease actions.  In addition, Ms. Friend-Kelly spent several years managing affordable housing sites.  She has experience with Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) properties, recertifications, and lease disputes.

ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the United States. With over 230 attorneys offering a comprehensive range of services in virtually every legal category, the firm is well-positioned to meet dynamic businesses' needs and the people who own and operate them. Our offices serve individual and corporate clients in South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

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