Timothy Dugan (Potomac, Maryland)
Timothy Dugan (Potomac, Maryland)

Timothy Dugan

Licensed for 33 years

Practice Area: Hospitality Law, Real Estate, Distressed Assets 2 more areas of practice + 2 more

Awards
AV Preeminent

Timothy Dugan

Serving Potomac, MD view address

About Timothy Dugan

Tim Dugan's national and local developer clients rely on him to navigate their mixed-use, commercial, residential, retail, and industrial projects through the often complicated and lengthy zoning, land use and subdivision processes. Tim represents clients most frequently in Montgomery County, the City of Rockville, and the City of Gaithersburg, although he works in many other suburban Maryland jurisdictions.

Tim is known for diplomatically pressing for prompt and fair governmental determinations, and for collaborating with other development team members to keep projects on schedule. As an experienced land use and real estate attorney for over 30 years, Tim is accustomed to negotiating a variety of agreements...

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Tim Dugan's national and local developer clients rely on him to navigate their mixed-use, commercial, residential, retail, and industrial projects through the often complicated and lengthy zoning, land use and subdivision processes. Tim represents clients most frequently in Montgomery County, the City of Rockville, and the City of Gaithersburg, although he works in many other suburban Maryland jurisdictions.

Tim is known for diplomatically pressing for prompt and fair governmental determinations, and for collaborating with other development team members to keep projects on schedule. As an experienced land use and real estate attorney for over 30 years, Tim is accustomed to negotiating a variety of agreements necessary to implement his clients' entitlements. As a member of the Firm's real estate transaction team, he negotiates entitlement related issues in land and developed property transactions. Tim has represented his clients in appellate litigation before the Maryland appellate and circuit courts, and is a member of the Firm's litigation entitlement team.

Tim has chaired the Firm's Zoning and Land Use Practice Group for the past 14 years and serves or has served on a variety of Maryland and local zoning and land use related committees and panels. He served on the Maryland State Highway Administration's Land Use Expert Panel for the Intercounty Connector (ICC). He was a member of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission's (M-NCPPC) Transportation Policy Task Force. He was a member of the M-NCPPC White Flint Sector Plan Advisory Group. Tim was recently appointed as Counsel for the Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the Urban Land Institute Washington Case Studies Committee.

Tim is licensed in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.

News

•Tim Dugan appointed as Business Representative to the Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board
•Timothy Dugan elected to the Board of Directors of the Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce
•Timothy Dugan elected President of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of Washington, D.C.
•Timothy Dugan selected to serve on the Urban Land Institute Washington Case Studies Committee
•Tim Dugan appointed as Counsel for the Bethesda Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce
•Timothy Dugan serves as panelist for Urban Land Institute Presentation
•Tim Dugan Represents Shelter Development, LLC in Brightview Rockville Town Center Approval
•Timothy Dugan of Shulman Rogers Represented Saul Centers, Inc.
•Twenty-three Shulman Rogers Attorneys Recognized in The American Lawyer's Top Rated Lawyers Series
•Regional Spotlight: Mid-Atlantic/Carolinas
•Shulman Rogers represents Camden USA in developing Shady Grove Life Sciences site

Events

•Shulman Rogers and Rodgers Consulting Present Montgomery County's Future with Private Roads and Ownership Lots
February 19, 2016
•Shulman Rogers Land Use chair Tim Dugan featured in BISNOW. Tim served as moderator of last week's BISNOW event which was focused on development in Montgomery County.
February 27, 2015

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Areas of Law

  • Hospitality Law
  • Real Estate
  • Distressed Assets
  • Land Use and Zoning
  • Tax Assessment Appeals

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 4 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.8/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.8/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.8/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.8/5.0
  • 4.4/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 05/09/14 in Land Use

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      4.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/20/13 in Land Use

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    • Analytical Capability

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  • 4.8/5.0 by a Partner on 03/28/12 in Real Estate

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 06/13/11 in Zoning, Planning and Land Use

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      Credentials

      Position
      Partner
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 1983, Virginia
      1984, District of Columbia
      1984, Maryland
      Law School Attended
      College of William and Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia
      Class of 1983
      J.D.
      University Attended
      University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
      Class of 1976
      B.S.

      Georgetown University
      Class of 1986
      M.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1954
      Washington, D.C., January 17, 1954
      Associations & Memberships

      Professional & Community Affiliations

      •Montgomery County Chapter of the Maryland Building Industry Association (Life Director)
      •Frederick County Building Industry Association
      •Suburban Maryland Transportation Alliance
      •Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce
      •Leadership Montgomery
      •Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce
      •National Association of Industrial and Office Properties
      •Urban Land Institute
      •Maryland State Bar Association, Real Property Section and Co-Chair of the Advanced Real Property Institute

      Representative Cases
      Case Studies: Timothy Dugan of Shulman Rogers represented Saul Centers, Inc. Tim Dugan represents Shelter Development, LLC in Brightview Rockville Town Center Approval
      Camden Shady Grove Site Plan Approval
      Camden Shady Grove Preliminary Plan Amendment Approval Follows Sketch Plan Approval
      DANAC Stiles Approval For Multi-Level Parking Facility
      Camden Shady Grove Sketch Plan Approval
      Shelter Development Brightview of Fallsgrove Approved