, Bar Counsel to the Attorney Grievance Commission
of Maryland by the Court of Appeals, celebrated his 50th year with the Maryland
Bar on October 28, 2005.
MSBA Past President and Chair of Ober Kaler’s Employment & Labor practice Pamela
J. White has been named the 2005 recipient of the Charles H. Dorsey,
Jr. Mentor Award, a merit-based award that is given to attorneys who demonstrate
a strong service in the community, high standards of professional conduct
and positive guidance as a mentor to other attorneys.
Pamela J. White
Gary B. Eidelman, Partner of the Business Department and Vice Office
Managing Partner in the Baltimore office of Saul Ewing LLP, has been elected
to the Board of Directors of the Downtown Partnership, a nonprofit corporation
working with the public and private sectors to revitalize Downtown Baltimore
for businesses, employees, residents and visitors.
Venable LLP announces that Michael J. Baader has been named Partner-in-Charge
of its Baltimore office. Baader becomes the second person in the firm’s
century-long history to hold that position.
Paul W. Kim, a counsel for Ober Kaler, has been ranked among the nation’s “Outstanding
Young Healthcare Lawyers – 2005” by Nightingale’s Healthcare
The Greater Baltimore Committee has added Michael C. Hodes, Managing
Director of Hodes, Ulman, Pessin & Katz, P.A., to its President’s Advisory
Ballard Sphar Andrews &
Ingersoll, LLP has added Joseph J. Bellinger, Jr., and Matthew G.
Summers to their Litigation Department as a partner and associate, respectively.
Bellinger and Summers are also both members of the firm’s Bankruptcy,
Reorganization and Capital Recovery Group.
Douglas M. Topolski, a partner in the Baltimore office of McGuireWoods
LLP, has been highlighted in the Who’s Who Legal: Management Labor & Employment
Law list of 2006. The list is compiled through questionnaires distributed to
lawyers in the field of labor and employment.
Gary H. Leibowitz
Gary H. Leibowitz, an Associate in the Bankruptcy and Restructuring
Department in the Baltimore office of Saul Ewing LLP, has been named to Baltimore
Business Journal’s “40 under 40” 2005 list, for his achievements
in the workplace and public service involvement.
Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine has recognized Adam S. Zarren,
an associate in Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber’s corporate
and transactional practice group, as one of “Maryland’s Legal Elite”.
Mark T. McDermott has opened a new office at 910 17th Street, N.W.,
Suite 800, Washington, D.C., 20006; (202) 331-1440. McDermott will continue
to practice in the areas of adoption law, aviation law and litigation.
Adam S. Zarren
Lisa M. Alexander has joined the law firm of Collins & Talley LLC
as an associate. Alexander concentrates her practice in the areas of domestic
relations, elder law, real estate and personal injury.
Hodes, Ulman, Pessin &
Katz, P.A., has recently expanded their firm, which currently ranks as the
seventh largest in Maryland. Jennifer Kleeman joins the firm as an
associate in the Litigation group, while Jeffrey S. Glaser has joined
the firm’s Estate and Wealth Preservation group.
In a joint meeting between the Intellectual Property Owners Association and
the Japan Intellectual Property Association, held in Seattle, Washington, William
S. Boshnick of Greenblum & Bernstein, PLC, in Reston, Virginia, was a panelist
and co-author for the Asian Practice International Congress.
Mark T. McDermott
Thomas F. Casey has joined the legal department of the American Farm
Bureau Federation, an independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization
governed by and representing farm and ranch families.
Ryan R. Dietrich has joined Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber,
P.A., as an associate to the firm’s Litigation department.
Due to the expansion of the firm’s Health Care department, Crowell & Moring,
LLP, announces the addition of Christine C. Rinn, a 20-year veteran
of managing care law issues, as a partner.
The following Maryland attorneys have been included in the 2006 Edition of Best
Lawyers in America, published by Woodward/White, Inc.:
Gunst Thomas, P.C. – James B. Astrachan.
Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A. – Price O. Gielen, Allan
J. Gibber, Richard Rubin, Deborah H. Devan and Robert M. Ercole.
Kaler – Sanford V. Teplitzky, Leonard C. Homer, Howard L. Sollins,
M. Hamilton Whitman, Jr., Donald C. Greenman, Joseph C. Kovars, John A. Wolf,
Donald R. Mering, E. Scott Johnson, Frank C. Bonaventure, Marika M. Ostendorf and Pamela
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