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Publications : Bar Bulletin : July 2008

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Martin T. Fletcher, a partner in the Corporate Restructuring and Business Section at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, a public/private partnership that unites business, government and educational institutions.

Governor Martin O’Malley has named Nancy A. Sachitano, a managing attorney at Strickler, Sachitano & Hatfield, P.A., to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation’s Board of Directors.

Altria Client Services has named Vanessa Allen Sutherland, a former Fellow in MSBA’s Leadership Academy, as Senior Counsel.

Peter Angelos has donated $5 million to his alma mater the University of Baltimore, the largest private donation the institute has ever received, in support of a $107 million law building.

Barnett Q. Brooks has assumed the role of managing shareholder for the Tampa office of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

The publication Chambers and Partners recently ranked 10 Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, attorneys on its list of America’s leading business lawyers. They were: Thomas C. Barbuti, Mary Claire Chesshire, Robert B. Curran, James P. Gillece, Jr., Peter D. Guattery, Eva H. Hill, Paul W. Madden, Rose M. Matricciani, Jeanne M. Phelan and William F. Ryan, Jr.

At the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Legacy of Excellence in Litigation award ceremony, Peter D. Ward was inducted into the Litigation Hall of Fame.

Steven R. Smith was appointed Attorney-in-Charge of Ober Kaler’s Washington, D.C. office.

Lawrence Adashek, P.A., brought in Imtiaz M. Jindani as an Associate in their Towson office.

The Baltimore Estate Planning Council installed Sheldon S. Satisky, a Partner and Co-Chair at Saul Ewing, LLP, as President for a one-year term.

Jon Laria, a Partner at Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, was elected President of The Baltimore Jewish Council. Shelly Marie Martin was named a Partner with Brown Goldstein Levy, LLP.

Jeffrey Fenster has opened a general practice concentrating on personal injury litigation. The Law Office of Jeffrey Fenster, LLC, is located at 50 West Montgomery Avenue, Suite 335, Rockville, Maryland 20850; (301) 251-0333.

Miller & Zois, LLC, has added John B. Bratt, who will continue his practice in representation of individuals injured by others’ negligence.

P. Terrence Gaffney joined Duane Morris, LLP, as a Partner.

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