Dorene Haney represents individuals and small organizations in civil litigation in the courts and administrative agencies of the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland. Ms. Haney has over thirty years of experience trying cases and arguing appeals, and has taught trial practice skills to law students in the District of Columbia for fifteen years. Ms. Haney focuses her practice in litigation and counseling regarding housing-related matters: Landlord-tenant disputes, Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act, Rent control and tenant petition matters, and Land use issues. Ms Haney is a recognized expert in the field of Landlord-Tenant law, and regularly conducts trainings for the District of Columbia Bar as well as tenant groups.
As supervising attorney in the Civil Division of DC Law Students in Court, Ms. Haney handled many cases, and supervised students in representation of tenants, in cases resulting in significant decisions, including, most recently, Hernandez v. Banks.