Norman M. Glasgow , Jr. - Holland & Knight, LLP

Norman M. Glasgow , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Norman M. Glasgow, Jr. is the practice group leader of Holland & Knight's Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia Land Use & Zoning Group. Mr. Glasgow represents real estate developers, public and private institutions in zoning, building code and historic preservation law matters, before the Board of Zoning Adjustment, Zoning Commission, State Historic Review Board and Commission of Fine Arts. He also represents clients in street and alley closings, and in that regard, has substantial contact with members of the District of Columbia City Council and has appeared as a witness in many council hearings involving land use matters.

Mr. Glasgow has handled numerous cases before the Board of Zoning Adjustment and has handled and participated in many major Zoning Commission cases. Most of these cases have focused on major downtown District of Columbia office building projects and zonings for properties in emerging opportunity areas such as the downtown east end, and North and South Capitol Street areas among others. He worked extensively on the rewriting of the city's Street and Alley Closing Law.

Because of Mr. Glasgow's extensive experience with complex zoning and building code matters on an administrative level, he has succeeded in obtaining favorable construction-related rulings resulting in significant savings of time and money.

In addition to his private practice, Mr. Glasgow is active in civic affairs, addressing the area's affordable housing crisis. In this regard, he has worked extensively with a number of nonprofit affordable housing providers and community development corporations. Mr. Glasgow worked in conjunction with the D.C. Bar Association to develop standardized zoning opinion letters which are necessary in acquisition and construction financing of property.

Georgetown UniversityBA Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.
National Center for Children & FamiliesGreater Washington Board of Trade District of Columbia Building Industry Association Federal City Council D.C. Chamber of CommerceThe Economic Club of Washington Greater Washington Commercial Association of Realtors

Office Location

800 Seventeenth Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Washington DC Metro Area
Norman M. Glasgow, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law (Administrative, Development, Government Relations, Historic Preservation, Land Use, Municipal, Zoning)
Real Estate Law (Affordable Housing, Commercial, Land Use, Residential, Tax Certiorari, Zoning)

Other Information

Gender: Male