Wilkes Artis is the oldest real estate law firm in the Washington Metropolitan region and is recognized as the leading authority in real estate tax and condemnation litigation.

Our firm is committed to excellence by bringing to bear the experience and expertise of our attorneys and professional staff in pursuit of our clients’ interests. In this increasingly complex regulatory environment, we strive to make the ownership and management of property a less than taxing experience.


Wilkes Artis fondly commemorates Stanley J. Fineman who passed away on March 15, 2022.  He was a partner from 1975-2013, former president of the firm, an esteemed colleague, mentor and a beloved friend to many.