Jeff C. Utz

Jeff C. Utz

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Jeff C. Utz



Jeff Utz is a real estate lawyer with experience in matters involving land use and development, zoning, historic preservation, municipal law and urban renewal.

He represents clients in the development of mixed-use, office, retail, institutional and residential projects throughout the District of Columbia.

Jeff counsels clients through a wide range of land use and zoning issues, representing them before virtually every public forum in the District of Columbia, including the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA), the Zoning Commission, the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB), the National Capitol Planning Commission (NCPC) and the D.C. City Council.


  • Bisnow’s top “35 under 35” in Washington, D.C. Real Estate, 2007.
  • Washington Business Journal "Top Guns" Young Lawyer Award, 2007. 


  • Jubilee Support Alliance (JSA), Past-President and current Director, Board of Directors
  • DC Building Industry Association (DCBIA)
  • DCBIA – Public Policy and Regulations Committee – Co-Chair
  • The Real Estate Group of DC
  • DC Bar Association
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia


  • University of Pennsylvania Law School  (J.D., 2003)
  • University of North Carolina  (B.A., 1996)