Takings Claims

Endangered Species Act,
Wetlands, and NEPA

Environmental Issues

Federal Contract Claims

Tribal Claims

Marzulla Law, LLC

After years of significant experience at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., large national law firms, and non-profit, public interest litigation, in 1997, Roger Marzulla and Nancie Marzulla founded Marzulla Law LLC.  Their goal was to offer the highest quality litigation services to individuals, combined with personalized service only a small firm can provide.  Today Marzulla Law operates to accomplish this mission–representing an array of landowners and business entities in takings litigation, breach of trust litigation, and contract claims in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Given their broad backgrounds in environmental law, the Marzullas also represent clients in environmental challenges brought in federal district court for such issues as NEPA, wetlands, and the Endangered Species Act.  

As a boutique firm, Marzulla Law provides clients with personal attention, bringing to bear decades of experience to provide clients with the highest quality legal representation available in firms of any size. The Marzullas are frequent speakers and commentators on legal issues including takings, Court of Federal Claims litigation, and environmental litigation. Marzulla Law attorneys are also often brought in or consulted by other lawyers for their extensive expertise and litigation support in Court of Federal Claims cases.

Marzulla Law is proud to have been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers as a top tier firm in environmental litigation and listed in Super Lawyers.  Marzulla Law is also an active participant in the INBLF, a network of national boutique and large international firms.

It has been a pleasure and a privilege to work with Nancie, Roger and the Marzulla Team during the last year. Their true and tried expertise in the takings field and in depth knowledge of the United States Court of Federal Claims has proven to be an invaluable asset in asserting and defending the clients interests against a formidable opponent.

Roberto E. Berrios

Why Choose Marzulla Law?

We’re devoted to accomplishing your legal objectives. As a boutique law firm, when you hire us, you can be confident that we will work directly for you in achieving your litigation objectives. We also work in close partnership with referring law firms, general counsels, and local counsel to handle large, complex litigation.

Practice Areas

Marzulla Law has decades of experience litigating in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, federal district courts, and federal courts of appeal, including the Federal Circuit and D.C. Circuit.

Claims in the Court of Federal Claims

  • Takings Claims
  • Contract Claims
  • Breach of Trust Claims

Environmental Litigation

  • Endangered Species Act (ESA)
  • National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
  • Administrative Procedures Act (APA/CWA/Wetlands)

Our Clients Come First

At the heart of any dispute is the client. Our team is committed to putting the needs of our clients first. We strive to deliver the highest quality legal services to any client we represent. When you work with us, our first priority is to listen to you, understand your objectives, and to understand your desired outcome.

Leadership and Commitment

Nancie and Roger Marzulla have been recognized by their peers in Best Lawyers® for environmental litigation and were named in the Washington Post list of Top Attorneys in Washington, DC and Baltimore. Our decades of experience, our commitment to our clients and our experience in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims are just a few reasons most of our cases come from referrals. Learn more about Marzulla Law »

Contact Us

At Marzulla Law, LLC, we provide our clients with an exceptional level of service and believe a collaborative, attorney-client relationship is essential to success. Please call us at 202-822-6760 or complete the form on the Contact Us page to arrange a consultation.

News & Articles

The Government’s About Face

In 2014, Claimants, who owned 659 parcels of land, and the Government entered into an agreement to settle the pending rails-to-trails taking claims for a payment of $110 million in just compensation to 253 class members.  The takings case had been filed in the U.S....

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Silver Buckle Mines Shine

Silver Buckle Mines, Inc. owns 72 active, unpatented lode mining claims in Idaho, which were located prior to August 10, 1993.  In 2001, Congress amended the statute requiring payment of annual maintenance fees on mining claims, eliminating these fees for pre-1993...

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