|Garson | Claxton LLC
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
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As the founder of Garson Claxton LLC, Jack Garson leads the firm’s business and real estate practice groups. Jack serves as a legal advisor for numerous local, regional and national companies, focusing on business transactions, commercial real estate and construction law. In addition to providing legal counsel, Jack serves as a strategic advisor and negotiator for many clients, providing guidance on issues such as the growth and sale of businesses, liability and risk reduction, the hiring and retention of key personnel, and protecting and enhancing profitability, as well as negotiating the resolution of complex commercial disputes. Jack Garson has been selected to be included in The Best Lawyers in America, has repeatedly received Super Lawyer designation, has been recognized as a DC region Legal Elite, and has received a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating of "AV" since 1995, representing the highest possible ratings for legal ability and ethical standards. He has also been named a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Real Estate by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell.
Jack is the author of How to Build a Business and Sell it for Millions (from St. Martin's Press). In addition, Jack is a featured contributor to the influential Huffington Post, writing on news-making business topics. His recent articles range from selling a business to avoiding lawsuits from employees. Previously, Jack wrote The Legal Edge, a monthly law column for SmartCEO, a leading business magazine in the Washington DC region. In addition, he has authored numerous business and legal columns for a wide variety of other major publications. Jack’s published insights have led to interviews and profiles in such respected media outlets as the The New York Times, The Washington Post and Bloomberg Businessweek.
Jack graduated with honors from both the George Washington University National Law Center and the University of Maryland.
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