THOMAS C. SCHILD has over 28 years' legal experience representing condominiums, housing cooperatives, and homeowners associations in Maryland and Washington, D.C. He also handles land use, zoning, corporate, and regulatory matters.
Mr. Schild has been in private practice since 1980. He co-founded the law firm of Silverman & Schild, LLP in 1985. The firm is now known as Thomas Schild Law Group, LLC.
Mr. Schild frequently writes articles and presents seminars
concerning various aspects of condominium and homeowners association governance,
including developer to homeowner transition, covenant and rule enforcement,
assessment collection, insurance coverage and claims, easing restrictions, and
FHA approval requirements.
He is past-Chair and a current member of the Maryland Legislative Action Committee of the Community Associations Institute (CAI).
In recognition of his work on Maryland legislation, he received the CAI
public advocate's award in 2002, 2006, and 2011. Mr. Schild
is a member of CAI's National Faculty and the College of Community Association Lawyers. He regularly teaches a CAI course on Community Governance. He previously served on the Board of Directors of CAI's Washington Metropolitan Chapter.
Mr. Schild is a 1976 graduate of Northwestern University and a 1980
graduate of the George Washington University Law School. He is admitted to practice before
the state and federal courts in Maryland and the District of Columbia.