Peter M. Dolan

Peter M. Dolan


4310 Prince William Pkwy, Ste 300
Prince William, VA 22192-5199
703.680.4664 x5126
703.680.6067 (Fax)


Pete has successfully represented national and regional developers and local businesses in need of rezoning, special use permits, comprehensive plan amendments, zoning verifications (non-conforming uses) appeals/variances, land use and easement agreements, and due diligence in regards to office, retail, industrial, mixed-use, and residential matters. He is a resident of Prince William County and active with numerous County and community service organizations.

Before joining WCL&W, Pete served as a municipal attorney, zoning administrator, and land use planner. Pete has been a guest lecturer for George Mason University graduate programs and has moderated panels for Bisnow and NAIOP events.

Representative Experience

Mixed Use

  • Potomac Shores (1,885 acre resort destination with up to 3,987 homes, 3.7 million square feet of commercial space including a resort hotel, town center, marina, Jack Nicklaus signature golf course, VRE station, two school sites, and athletic fields and preserved, natural open space)
  • Wellington Glen (1+ million square feet of employment, office, and hotel with approximately 624 multi-family units)
  • Airport Gateway (100+ acre mixed use project with employment, office, and retail components)


  • Virginia Gateway (1+ million square feet of retail, restaurant, office, and hotel uses)
  • Shops at Stonewall (Wegmans-anchored center)
  • Shops at Hoadly Center (Harris Teeter-anchored center)
  • Fortuna Center Plaza (retail)
  • Haymarket Village Center (retail/office)
  • Bristow Center (retail)
  • Dominion Valley Market Square


  • Single-family residential projects for regional and national homebuilders
  • Multi-family and townhome projects


  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Star of Bethlehem; Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran; Heritage Baptist; First United Presbyterian; Seventh-day Adventist; St. Margaret‚Äôs Episcopal; Covenant Presbyterian; Prince of Peace UMC; First Mount Zion Baptist


  • Broad Run Industrial Park area rezonings
  • J.D. Long Masonry headquarters

Community Involvement

  • Sentara Northern Virginia Medicare Affairs Committee
  • Prince William County Boys & Girls Club, Board of Directors
  • Prince William Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, and Chairman (2012/2013)
  • Prince William DCSM/Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee
  • Serve Our Willing Warriors


Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning


John Marshall School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1996

Lead Articles Editor, The John Marshall Law Review

Hamilton College, B.A., 1990

Professional Membership

Virginia State Bar Association

Prince William County Bar Association

NVBIA, Prince William Chapter

NAIOP, Prince William

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