Faisal Moghul

Faisal Moghul

Managing Partner
Location:
Fairfax, Virginia
Phone:
571-732-0764
Fax:
866-451-9531
Email:

Faisal Moghul is a seasoned trial attorney whose practice is devoted to high-stakes business and commercial litigation. He has been selected to the prestigious Super Lawyers Rising Stars shortlist for five (5) years in a row (2016-2020), and his prior successes have been profiled in the Virginia Lawyers Weekly. He has successfully represented numerous small-medium sized businesses (SMBs) and individuals in state and federal courts on a variety of business and real estate matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial Litigation: partnership disputes and shareholder derivative litigation, fraud, business conspiracy, defamation, fiduciary duty, tortious interference; noncompete/restrictive covenants, trade secrets litigation, copyright and trademark infringement, and injunctions/specific performance claims.
  • Real Estate Litigation: NVAR purchase and sale contract disputes, Va Code § 54.1-2142.1 (broker-shield statute) defenses, Virginia Residential Property Disclosure Act (caveat emptor vs seller disclosure issues), broker commissions, and regulatory compliance disputes etc., DPOR and RESA investigations.
  • Construction Litigation: General/subcontractor, Contractor (Classes A, B and C)/ homeowner disputes, change orders, extra work, delay, interference, defects, mechanics liens enforcement/invalidation, and other construction related disputes.
  • Toxic Mold Defense and Landlord Tenant Disputes: representing parties in claims related to toxic mold poisoning, and all other leasing disputes including evictions.
  • Easements, boundary line and title disputes: easements, property encroachment, trespass, nuisance, adverse possession and title disputes (covenant breaches).
  • Community Association Law (HOAs/Condominium): breach of fiduciary duty, design covenant violations, and injunctions/specific performance.
  • Real Estate Investors and Startups: forming and structuring businesses tailored to maximize legal and asset protection strategies, purchase and sale of businesses (stock vs. asset), business succession and trademark related considerations.

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law, Lexington, Virginia, Juris Doctor (with honors)
  • Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, B.A. magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • "The Death of Privacy," Foundation for Economic Education (Jan. 4, 2013).
  • "Of Creditors, Guarantors, and Sureties: Whose Debt Is It Anyway?" American Law Institute, The Practical Lawyer (December 2014).
  • "The Long Road to Yes: Problems with the Permitting Process and the Need for Specific Plans in Pennsylvania," Co-author (2007).
  • "Business Entity Structuring for Real Estate Investors," Premier Realty & Title One Escrow LLC (2016).
  • "Use of LLCs in Real Estate Transactions," Premier Realty Lecture Series (Part II) (2016).
  • "Introduction to Asset Protection," Premier Realty Lecture Series (Part III) (2016).

Honors and Awards

  • SuperLawyers- Rising Star 2016 - 2019

Memberships

  • American Bar Association (Litigation)
  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association