Award Winning Real Estate and Business Lawyers Providing Creative Solutions to Your Most Complex Problems!
Our clientele includes multinational corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, real estate brokerages and agents, title companies, commercial/residential landlord and tenants, and emerging and startup businesses in the retail, technology and real estate industries. We pride ourselves on having successfully represented clients in some of the toughest legal battles involving cutting-edge legal issues (see Accolades and Notable Cases). At present, the firm has a sophisticated business and real estate practice, including complex multi-party litigation and sophisticated business and real estate transactions.
Fox & Moghul
8230 Boone Blvd Suite 210
Vienna VA 22182
Business and Commercial Litigation
Our lawyers have earned a reputation as tough, smart litigators who are uniquely qualified to represent clients in high-stakes business disputes. Our commercial litigation practice makes headlines, not because we seek the attention, but because we are not afraid to take on big cases with clients who are seen as underdogs. That is why when businesses are facing seemingly insurmountable legal challenges, they trust our attorneys to secure the outcome they need. See our prior Notable Case Results here: https://www.moghullaw.com/Accolades-And-Notable-Cases.shtml DISCLAIMER: Past successes are not an indicator of future success. Every case is unique. BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL LITIGATION: Business torts (of any kind) Fraud litigation Defamation Partnership disputes (Business Divorces) Breach of contract Breach of fiduciary duty litigation Injunctions (TRO/Preliminary/Permanent) Business and civil conspiracy Tortious interference Non-compete agreements BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS: Business entity formation and structuring Maximization of asset and creditor protection Purchase and sale of business Asset and stock purchases Business succession planning Partner buyouts Business protection and valuation Business partnership dissolution and disputes Contract reviews Lease reviews
Award Winning Real Estate Litigation and Commercial Leasing Lawyers
At Moghul Law PLLC, real estate is a cornerstone of our practice. Attorney Faisal Moghul is a seasoned litigator who regularly represents business owners and landlords in disputes over lease agreements and other real estate issues. Further, Attorney Terry Fox brings more than 26 years of experience in complex real estate law, including representation of developers and brokerages on land use, zoning, acquisition and development issues. We take special precautions to protect the commercial investments of both landlords and business owners, ensuring that your property rights are protected and that you can get the most out of your real estate. We also represent residential landlords and tenants in serious leasing disputes, focusing our efforts on conflicts involving no less than $5,000. In disputes involving mold litigation, for instance, we have an extensive network of resources that can be significantly beneficial to your case. Additionally, we represent condominium, home owners associations (HOAs) and homeowners in complex disputes related to community association law. OUR PRACTICE AREAS: Residential and commercial landlord tenant disputes Real estate purchase and sale contract disputes Condominium, Homeowners Association (HOA) and Cooperative Litigation Construction Litigation Mold litigation Title litigation Real estate settlements Purchase and sale contract disputes Commercial lease negotiations and/or review Foreclosure defense Partition actions Land use and zoning
Our firm's business model stresses working closely with our clients to identify their objectives and concerns, and to craft effective, efficient solutions that align with their business or real estate goals. We represent our clients in all aspects of real estate and business litigation when necessary to protect, preserve, pursue, or clarify business or property rights.
Faisal Moghul represents corporations, LLCs/LPs, Landlords (Commercial and Residential), title companies, cooperatives, community associations, property management companies and real estate brokerages in a variety of real estate disputes. In addition, Mr. Moghul represents both individual and corporate clients on a range of business torts, including complex business divorces, defamation, fraud, shareholder/partnership disputes, tortious interference, non-compete, and director and officer fiduciary duty litigation.
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in political science magna cum laude from Franklin & Marshall College in 2007, Mr. Moghul attended Washington and Lee University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor with honors in 2010.
Publications and Speaking Engagements.
Mr. Moghul has authored several professional papers that have been published by organizations such as the American Law Institute and the Foundation for Economic Education. His published works include "Business Entity Structuring for Real Estate Investors," "The Death of Privacy: the Fourth Amendment in the Context of Mass Surveillance" and "Of Creditors, Guarantors and Sureties: Whose Debt Is It Anyway?" He is the co-author of "The Long Road to Yes: Problems with the Permitting Process and the Need for Specific Plans in Pennsylvania." Mr. Moghul also appears as a speaker at various professional functions. In 2016, he was a speaker at the Premier Realty Lecture Series, presenting "Top 10 Problems in Real Estate Transactions," "Use of LLCs in Real Estate Transactions" and "Introduction to Asset Protection."
Areas of Practice
50% Real Estate Litigation
50% Business Law
80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
New York, 2011
District of Columbia, 2012
U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Columbia
District of Columbia Court of Appeals
Mr. Fox has over 25 years experience in real estate transactions, both commercial and residential. He has represented Home Owner associations and homeowners in litigation and served as an HOA Board member for several years. He is an active member of both the California and Virginia Bars, and a licensed settlement Attorney.
Commercial Real Estate: Mr. Fox has over 13 years experience in commercial real estate, having handled more than 3,000 commercial real estate transactions for multinational corporations such as Exxon Mobil Corporation. He has been responsible for handling due diligence matters such as feasibility, zoning, environmental studies, governmental planning, and title issues for both acquisition and disposition of commercial property and leasing. In his practice he has acquired the ability to assist clients in all stages of either acquisition or disposition such as the need for full title research, and ALTA surveys. He has been responsible for examining all county and state regulations in connection with the feasibility of the client's ultimate goals.
Mr. Fox has handled many collateral matters such as negotiation of easements or vacation of easements between owners and utility companies as well as temporary construction easements for abutting properties. His service to the client will range from negotiating the final contract to the examination and management of the closing.
His expertise in negotiating commercial leases was most recently evident in the lease of a local restaurant property in which the ultimate result was to limit the effect of personal guarantees, ensure an early termination clause, reduce the proportion of CAM charges, eliminate ‘administration' costs and eliminate additional insurance premiums.
HOA/Condominium Association Law: Mr. Fox has represented both homeowner associations and homeowners in lawsuits concerning violations of HOA rules and regulations. He has served on Association Boards for more than 8 years and has counseled Boards of Directors on their legal rights and obligations.
IP and Trademark/Licensing: Mr. Fox has been practicing trademark law since 1993 and has intellectual property clients from Hawaii to Connecticut and has successfully prevailed before the United States Patent & Trademark Appeals Board. In addition to his trademark experience he also has extensive experience in intellectual property transfer and licensing joint ventures between international oil companies and patent pool analyses in the context of large scale mergers before the U.S. Department of Justice.
Title Insurance and Settlement Expertise: Mr. Fox has acted as counsel to a prominent title company in northern Virginia for the past five years. In those five years he has settled close to a thousand transactions and has extensive experience in resolving complicate title issues such as encumbrances and unreleased deeds of trust.
Areas of Practice
Real Estate Transactions and Litigation
Commercial Leasing and Acquisitions
Settlements and Title Disputes
Land Use Disputes
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