Sanjay M. Shirodkar
Jerald B. Lurie, of the law firm of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Handler,
LLC, has been elected a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the preeminent
research center of law, legal institutions and legal processes in society.
Sanjay M. Shirodkar has joined Ober Kaler’s
Baltimore office, complimenting the firm’s securities and general corporate
James J. Gorney announces the relocation of his law
offices to the new Baldus Center, 101 Charles Street, Suite 202, LaPlata, Maryland.
The mailing address remains P.O. Box 386, LaPlata, MD 20646-0386.
Elizabeth Frey, a nurse-attorney at the Washington,
D.C., malpractice firm of Jack H. Olender & Associates, has been
installed as President-Elect of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association at the
Association’s annual convention in Baltimore.
The law firm of Daniel M. Twomey, P.A., announces
that W. Randolph Shump has joined the firm as of counsel. The firm has
relocated to 401 Washington Avenue, Suite 701, Baltimore, Maryland 21204; (410)
Rhian McGrath has joined Lerch, Early & Brewer,
Chtd., as an associate in the firm’s Family Law group.
S. Craig Holden
Ober Kaler president and Health Law principal S. Craig
Holden has been selected for Nightingale’s Healthcare News’ “Outstanding
Compliance Lawyers 2005” list. Chosen from a pool of other nationally-recognized
candidates, Holden was nominated for the list by clients and colleagues.
MSBA Technology Committee chair Donald A. Rea has
joined the Baltimore Office of McGuireWoods LLP, while Michelle N. Lipkowitz also
has joined the office as an associate.
The MSBA Family Law Section Council announces that the
Honorable Julia B. Weatherly has been selected as the 2005 recipient
of the Beverly Groner Family Law Award in recognition for her work as an
advocate for family law causes.
Michelle N. Lipkowitz
David R. Polodsky has relocated his office to 25 West
Middle Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20850. Polodsky has also become of counsel
to the firm of Stein, Sperling, Bennett, De Jong, Driscoll & Greenfeig,
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P. announces that associate Jennifer
R. Busse has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Baltimore
County Chamber of Commerce for 2005-2008. Busse works in the Real Estate
Section in the firm’s Towson office, where she focuses here practice
in land use, zoning and real estate development.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P. announces that Priscilla
K. Carroll has been elected to the American College of Real Estate Lawyers.
Carroll chairs the firm’s Real Estate Section. (w/pic)
Donald A. Rea
The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC) has selected F.
William Dubois, III, an associate in the Government Affairs practice
group of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP, as the recipient of its Pro
Bono Service Award, in recognition of his work on behalf of organizations
striving to found charter schools in Baltimore City. PBRC has also granted
to Pro Bono Service Award to the firm of Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz.
Kimberly A. Talbert Myers spoke recently at the New
Towne Village Senior Center on power of attorney, wills and advance directives.
Steven Paul Anderson has been appointed the new Director
for the State Law Library at the Robert C. Murphy Courts of Appeal Building
in Annapolis, Maryland.
Priscilla K. Carroll
Venable LLP announces that litigation partner Paul Kemp has
been named recipient of the John Adams Award from the U.S. District Court in
Maryland for his work in representing indigents as a member of the Criminal
Justice Act panel.
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. “Mike” Miller has
been inducted into the University of Maryland Alumni Hall of Fame.
Aubrey Moss and Howard Soypher – both
members of the Litigation and Family Law practice groups at Paley Rothman – have
been named principals at the firm.
The Rockville-based law firm of Shulman, Rogers, Gandal,
Pordy & Ecker, P.A., announces the addition of John D. Adams as
an Associate in the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department.
Aida M. Lebbos has joined Saul Ewing LLP as an Associate
in the Business Department of the firm’s Baltimore office.
DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP associates M. Peter
Moser and William L. Reynolds have been named Life Members of
the American Law Institute.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P. announces that Thomas
C. Barbuti, Priscilla K. Carroll, James R. Chason, Robert B. Curran, Peter
D. Guattery, Jeanne M. Phelan, Joseph K. Pokempner, William F. Ryan, Jr.,
and Larry M. Wolf have been recognized in the 2005-2006 edition of America’s
Leading Business Lawyers, published by Chambers & Partners.
Dana Petersen Moore has been named Chair of the Advisory
Board of the Weinberg Center for Women’s Health and Medicine at Mercy
Hospital; Moore has also recently been named to serve a five-year term on the
Board of Trustees of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, announces that
firm attorneys Ronald P. Fish, Morton P. Fisher, Jr., and Raymond
G. Truitt have been named “Leaders in Their Field” in the 2005-2006
edition of Chambers USA, a referral guide to leading lawyers in the United
States based on the opinions of their clients and peers. Ober Kaler’s
Health Law practice, chaired by Sanford Teplitzky, has tied for first
place in Chambers USA’s national rankings. Chambers USA has
also given its top tier ranking to four practice groups in the Baltimore office
of DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US LLP, giving favorable mentions to law partner
residents Russell H. Gardner, Richard J. Hafets,
Dana Petersen Moore
Emmett F. McGee and Larry Seegull. The 2005
edition has also recognized McGuireWoods partners James P. Gillece, Jr.,
Douglas M. Topolski and Patrick M. Shelly as leading lawyers.
The law firm of Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver has launched
its annual John Chandler Baldwin Community Grants Program. Named in
honor of the firm’s former chair, the $35,000 community grants program
will aid nonprofit organizations serving the Baltimore and Washington, D.C.,
A group of Eastern Shore attorneys has formed the Eastern
Shore Bankruptcy Bar Association to address the equities of Maryland bankruptcy
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