Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Washington College of Law, The American University, 1998
  • M.A., School of International Service, The American University, 1994
  • B.S., University of Scranton, 1991
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Supreme Court

Not Admitted in Pennsylvania -
Supervised by a Pennsylvania Attorney



  • Serves on informal advisory boards for a number of firm clients
  • Founder of the Family Business Roundtable, with chapters in Columbia, MD and Frederick, MD
  • Graduate of the Leadership Howard County Class of 2008
  • Founder of CONNECTIONS ( a C-Level exclusive networking forum

Public Speaking

Mr. Mercurio draws on his business attorney experience as a frequent lecturer on business law topics that include mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation structuring, business succession planning, executive compensation, and business exit considerations and transfers.




"Read & Share: Understanding How the Air Quality Index Works"

  Air quality levels have received a lot of attention in recent months. In the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns, many…

"The Current M&A Market: Three Questions & Three Pieces of Advice"

A while ago (when the M&A market was super-hot), I developed this infographic as a primer for business owners considering…

"Read & Share: The Growth of Home Fitness Apps"

  Home fitness apps have been shaping our lives—and our glutes—long before COVID-19, but their popularity has truly surged in…

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