Practice Areas


What sets DOJO law apart from others is we get business especially small business and its owners and entrepreneurs.  Our attorneys serve as outside general counsel to closely held and family owned small businesses advising on all kinds of business-related issues.  Moreover, as a small law firm, we personify entrepreneurial spirit with a practical common-sense approach and business knowledge.  We are much like our clients in that we get their pain points whether it be legal, business or otherwise.  We understand decisions that impact your organizations.  We are strategic thinkers, planners, and trusted advisors to our clients.

As a full-service small firm, we advise/counsel on a comprehensive range of commercial, financial and transactional issues, including business formation, entity selection, shareholder agreements, capital raising, small business mergers and acquisitions including government contracting M&A, Workouts with creditors and liquidity events.  Our clients range from middle market enterprises to small privately owned companies and start-up businesses.  We are experienced advising new companies on choice of entity, legal structure and venture capital financing.  We work with closely held family owned businesses in a variety of industries.  We also have long standing relationships with accountants, valuations experts, bankers and brokers that assist our clients.


While we do not handle bankruptcies, we do however work with our clients to structure and negotiate out-of-court workouts and financial solutions with lenders to meet the objectives of both creditors and debtors. We craft practical solutions which often lead to out-of-court settlements, forbearance agreements, workouts of deficiencies where roadmaps may include sales, mergers, and acquisitions. We work on resolving complex issues, saving our clients the time and expense of court proceedings.  In our experience, early, up-front engagement and planning often allows cases to proceed in the most economical manner.

Commercial and Business Litigation

Our attorneys try cases.  We offer full-cycle litigation services.  We practice throughout MD and the District of Columbia, and before a wide range of tribunals, including state and federal trial and appellate courts in the region, administrative agencies and alternative dispute forums.  We have local counsel relationships with lawyers for Virginia actions.  While a small firm, we provide sophisticated, cost effective litigation including appeals and alternative dispute resolution such as mediation and arbitration.  Our small business and entrepreneurial clients like that we can evaluate a case quickly, provide a solution path, weigh costs/risks and tackle the case through appeals, if any.  We prepare each matter with the issues presented in the case, craft litigation strategy, address issues from discovery through trial or settlement.  We treat cases as one that will go to trial, while creatively resolving difficult cases without trial.

Government Contracts

DOJO Law has experience in federal and state procurement.  We represent clients from proposal submission through claims and dispute resolution, and at every critical step in between.  We provide clients with advice on compliance with contract requirements and regulatory issues to avoid disputes and minimize clients’ liability exposure.  We have a focus on small business government contractors in variety of industries such as A/E firms, IT companies, construction and trades, staffing companies, consulting firms, among others.

We advise and counsel in the administration of government contract life-cycling, bid and proposal document preparation, contract negotiation, joint venture, teaming agreements, Small Business Administration regulations and programs, Minority Business Enterprises and Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise programs and, in particular, we counsel small businesses under various government set-aside programs including 8(a), HUBZONE, and the Small Disadvantaged Veteran-Owned Business (SDVOB).  We help clients navigate compliance matters, contractor responsibility, internal investigations, disclosure requirements, ethics compliance, recordkeeping and reporting requirements.  We advise/counsel on subcontracting documents, mentor-protégé agreements, NDAs, cure plans and the like.  Should claims or disputes arise we represent our clients at the various Agency-level administrative forums, Board of Contract Appeals, Court of Federal Claims and Federal Court.

Finally, we represent minority, women and veteran-owned contractors in all aspects of government contracting.


At DOJO Law, we have experience in labor and employment law that allows us to assist clients create a practical platform on which to make labor and employee relations decisions.  Using this understanding, we provide labor and employment law advice and counsel tailored to achieve personnel objectives and avoid unnecessary litigation.  Should litigation arise however, our labor and employment attorneys combine their experience in the intricacies of employment law, and litigation to give you the benefit of in-depth legal knowledge.  DOJO Law utilizes a broad-based cost-effective approach and experience to the practice of employment law.

Our experience includes employee handbooks and work rules, affirmative action, wage and hour payment disputes, advice and counsel on drafting effective personnel policies and procedures and handling certain employment discrimination cases. We spend considerable time training our clients and their supervisors on a host of employment related issues ranging from how to properly interview and hire the best applicants, provide appropriate benefits and compensation, manage and where necessary discipline their employees, provide a safe workplace free from harassment or other improper conduct, and how supervisors can more effectively manage their employees.


Dev has been practicing US immigration law since 1996. You are not just a case. The firm is cognizant that application it is filing on your behalf represents your “American Dream”. The firm excels at providing individualized attention, careful planning, and meticulous attention to detail. We want your hard work to pay off.

The firm has represented clients in a gamut of fields including Construction Management, Pharma, Hospitals, other Health Providers, Engineering firms, Telecommunications, and Information Technology firms. We have also represented a number of not-for-profit firms, educational institutions, outstanding professors, and researchers.

In today’s environment, your immigration lawyer needs to be capable of representing you the client in courts. The firm’s federal court experience includes litigating cases in the U.S. District Courts in Washington D.C. and Maryland, the U.S. Courts of Appeal in the Fourth Circuit, and D.C. Circuit. The firm has also successfully represented clients in Immigration Courts – including extreme hardship cases, adjustment cases, cancellation cases, and other removal cases.