Significant Clients, Projects, or Cases Prior to May,  2019

Prior to her appointment as Legislative Counsel for the County Council, Ms. Schuett represented many developers. Representative clients included the following:

Land Use

Representative clients include:

  • Conifer LLC, a real estate company specializing in the development and management of affordable housing communities in New York, New Jersey, Maryland, and Pennsylvania
  • Enterprise Homes, a developer of green, mixed-income communities throughout the mid-Atlantic region
  • Magothy Associates, LLC, in obtaining before the County Council a re-zoning of its properties from residential to commercial and obtaining approvals to construct a retail shopping center in Pasadena
  • PIRHL, a developer of affordable single-family and multifamily homes, including affordable rent-to-own single-family dwellings
  • Severn School, Anne Arundel County’s oldest independent school, in obtaining variances and approvals to rebuild the Teel Academic Center and make improvements to its athletic fields
  • Southern Land Company, a national developer of commercial sites and residential communities
  • StonebridgeCarras, LLC, a real estate investment and development firm for high-quality mixed-use projects

Appellate Practice

Samples of significant recent reported appellate opinions include:

  • Pinner v. Pinner, 240 Md. App. 90, 201 A.3d 26 (2019), representing an out-of-state defendant on the propriety of the trial court’s exercise of personal jurisdiction over her, with the intermediate appellate court holding that it was improper to exercise personal jurisdiction over her when her only contact with the State of Maryland was the filing of a wrongful death lawsuit and the second lawsuit against her did not arise directly out of the wrongful death suit.
  • Hiob v. Progressive Am. Ins. Co., 440 Md. 466, 103 A.3d 596 (2014), representing an attorney alleged to have filed an appeal late because he filed within 30 days after the date of a separate document entering judgment, rather than within 30 days after a notice of dismissal of the remaining defendant was filed, with the highest appellate court holding that the lawyer timely filed the appeal
  • Jones v. Anne Arundel County, 432 Md. 386, 69 A.3d 426 (2013), representing a member of the Anne Arundel County Council on the propriety of his removal from office, with the highest appellate court holding that the removal was improper
  • Lindsay v. Annapolis Rds. Prop. Owners Ass’n, 431 Md. 274, 64 A.3d 916 (2013), representing the owner of a waterfront property against the claims of the homeowner’s association and a neighbor that they owned or had an easement over the entirety of the homeowner’s driveway, with the trial court, intermediate appellate court, and highest appellate court holding in favor of the waterfront homeowner