Douglas M. Bregman is a founding partner of Bregman, Berbert, Schwartz & Gilday, L.L.C., a law firm in suburban Washington, D.C.

Bregman has maintained a general civil practice for more than 35 years concentrating in transactional real estate and business representation, real estate and business dispute mediation and arbitration, and civil litigation.

Among his many current appointments, Bregman serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Client Protection Fund and is a member of the Board of Directors of Maryland Legal Aid, and the Homeless Persons Representation Project.

He has served on the faculties of the Georgetown University Law Center (since 1992); Columbia Law School (since 2011), and Howard University Law School (2023). He was the recipient of the Georgetown University Law Center’s Charles Fahy Distinguished Adjunct Professor of the Year Award in 2008.

Bregman is the author of Maryland Landlord-Tenant Law, Practice and Procedure, Fifth Edition, Lexis Nexis, 2021 and Successful Real Estate Negotiation (with Peter G. Miller), Harper Perennial, 1994.

Among his recognitions, in 2004, he was elected to be a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers, and in 2017 he was honored with the “Distinguished Maryland Real Property Practitioner” Award by the State Bar Association’s Real Property Section.

Bregman earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1974. He received his B.A. with Honors from Colgate University in 1971.