Jerry A. Moore III

Moore Jerry
Jerry Moore practices principally in urban real estate development, condemnation, employment defense litigation, and legislative and administrative law matters. Jerry’s practice also includes land use and zoning, and environmental law issues.  He represents developers, employers, healthcare institutions, retail stores, financial institutions, universities, churches, community organizations, energy companies, nonprofit corporations, and communications companies.

Related Industries


Representative Matters

  • Serves as outside counsel on real estate matters to Safeway, Inc. in the development and redevelopment of its retail centers in the District of Columbia  
  • Served as land use counsel to Hines Interests in its development of the Old Convention Center site and to the National Capital Revitalization Corporation in zoning and land use matters  
  • Served as land use and zoning counsel to MedStar Health, Crescent Resources, The George Washington University, Howard University, and the Government of the District of Columbia, among other major clients




  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center 1975
  • M.A. University of Wisconsin 1970
  • B.A. University of Minnesota 1968

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Clerk Experience

  • Honorable Barrington D. Parker, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Former vice president, District of Columbia Building Industry Association
  • Former member, Board of Directors, DC Chamber of Commerce
  • Former member, Board of Directors, Downtown Business Improvement District
  • Former director of programs and co-chair, DC Public Interest Group, Greater Washington Board of Trade
  • Former state member, Interstate Study Commission  
  • Author of published articles on urban real estate development, condemnation, employment defense litigation, and administrative law


  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV® Peer Review Rated



  • Former chair, Board of Directors, Greater Washington Urban League 
  • Former vice chair, member, and treasurer, Board of Directors, Children’s Hospital
  • Former elected trustee, National Urban League
  • Former chair, Board of Directors, District of Columbia United Way Campaign, two terms
  • Former chair, Howard University Hospital Fund Development Committee, two terms 
  • Former vice chair, Board of Directors, Unity Healthcare, Inc.

Personal Activities

  • Hosted a weekly radio program on which he and invited guests discussed topical issues