Securities lawyer takes home in Capitol Hill

Medium ee1227fd1c1c935386f06a244ca084aa Zachary M. Ratzman and Rarhel L. Breitman bought the three-bedroom, two-bath home at 620 E St. S.E. in Capitol Hill from Sirva Relocation Properties LLC for $795,000.

The 1,280-square-foot house was built in 1895.

Ratzman has been an of counsel at Labaton Sucharow LLP. Securities fraud litigation is his area of practice.

Prior to that, he was an associate at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, both in New York. He worked as a law clerk U.S. District Judge Harold Baer Jr. for the Southern District of New York. He also was a teaching assistant in the University of Michigan's Department of Communications Studies.

He received his bachelor's degree from Ohio University and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.

According to, there have been 225 home sales in Capitol Hill during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $642,000.

Address: 620 E Street SE
Buyer(s): Sirva Relocation Properties Llc
Seller(s): Ananth S Murthy
Sale date: Aug. 6, 2009