Smith, Gildea & Schmidt is pleased to announce Jason T. Vettori has been named a partner in the firm.Vettori, an associate at Smith, Gildea & Schmidt since 2005, practices in the areas of real estate, land use and administrative law.
Mr. Vettori primarily assists clients in Baltimore County, Baltimore City and Howard County. He has appeared in various courts and before administrative agencies and tribunals throughout the state. Mr. Vettori facilitates land use approvals for local, regional and national developers in complex commercial and residential development matters, licensing approvals and other real estate law matters such as adverse possession actions.
“Jason’s expertise in land use matters fills out an already highly accomplished real estate legal team at Smith, Gildea and Schmidt,” according to David Gildea, Managing Partner. “His specialized knowledge of administrative law has proven to be a great asset to the firm as well. We are so pleased to have him as our newest partner.”
Mr. Vettori is a member of the Maryland and Baltimore County Bar Associations. His work in the community has centered around his expertise in planning and zoning matters, serving on the planning and development committee of the Greater Towson Committee, Inc., as a board member of the Howard County and Baltimore County Chapters of the Home Builders Association of Maryland, and a member of the Urban Land Institute. Mr. Vettori also previously served on the Howard County Economic Development Transition Team for County Executive Ken Ulman.
Mr. Vettori graduated from Duke University in 1996 with a B.A. in Sociology, where he was a member of the Men’s Lacrosse Team. He received his J.D. degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. After graduating from law school, he spent a year as the law clerk for the Honorable Robert E. Cahill, Sr. in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County.
A lifelong resident of the Baltimore area, Mr. Vettori resides in Towson with is wife, Katherine, Head Women’s Soccer Coach at Loyola University, and their two daughters.