Jeff Kahntroff is a civil litigator who focuses his practice on community association disputes. He regularly handles: architectural disputes; fair housing disputes; property damage disputes in condominium associations; disputes regarding amendments to a community’s governing documents; disputes over debt collection practices; and, other disputes. Jeff has served as an expert on fair housing disputes in the community association context. His community association cases have been publicized in various publications, including the front page of the New York Times.
Jeff has litigated matters in various state courts and in federal court, as well as before the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights, the Maryland Insurance Administration, the Office of Administrative Hearings, and the Montgomery County Commission on Common Ownership Communities. He has also handled appeals before the Supreme Court of Maryland and the Appellate Court of Maryland.
Prior to joining Skipper Law, Jeff was a litigation associate at DLA Piper who handled investigations and complex litigation. His prior experience defending clients combined with his current focus representing plaintiffs allows him to see both sides of a case in order to best advise and represent clients.
Jeff graduated Magna Cum Laude from Washington University in St. Louis with majors in economics and psychology and a minor in philosophy. He was a special education teacher through Teach for America before attending the University of Maryland School of Law as the Mead Scholar. At Maryland, he was a member of Maryland’s Mediation Clinic and a fellow in the school’s writing center. He interned for The Honorable Paul W. Grimm of the U.S. District Court of Maryland and The Honorable Lynne A. Battaglia of Maryland’s Supreme Court.
In his free time, Jeff enjoys participating in and following a variety of sports, experiencing all nature has to offer, and spending time with his wife, daughter and pets.