LawMatters- April 2017

CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Eugene Poverni, Managing Partner and CEO of Poverni Sheikh Group
Eugene Poverni is the managing partner and CEO of Poverni Sheikh Group, a real estate development company based in Baltimore. Unlike many firms, PSG is vertically integrated and fully manages every stage of its projects, from brokerage and advisory to construction to property management.

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Also See: A Video Conversation with Michele Tsucalas, Founder and Owner of Michele’s Granola

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

What is a Jury Trial Waiver and How Can It Help My Business? by Howard Kurman, Esq.

In today’s workplace, it is imperative for employers to take steps to prevent litigation or to limit their financial liability should employees file lawsuits against them. However, even the best of plans cannot prevent litigation from occurring, which is why employers should consider including a Jury Trial Waiver...Read More

Also See: Cultivating Your Estate Plan

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OFFIT KURMAN PRESENTS
Offit Kurman Attorney Jay Levin on His Most Interesting Case- The Attack On September 11th

Jay M. Levin is a principal-level attorney in Offit Kurman’s Philadelphia office. An experienced appellate lawyer with over thirty years of experience in briefing and arguing appeals in state and federal court, Jay focuses his practice on representing policyholders in disputes with insurance companies involving all types of insurance coverage.

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Also See: Meet Tom Repczynski, Principal With Offit Kurman - 20 Years A Lawyer

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THE LAWYER IS IN  
IP Alert: Improving Software Patent Environment by Kristin Nevins, Esq.

Many technology companies have not embraced patent strategies for protecting their software-related inventions, and instead have embraced the open-source ethos, which forgoes proprietorship and emphasizes decentralized, iterative collaboration between companies and individuals. While the open-source model....Read More

Also See: New Landlord Tenant Laws In Montgomery County, MD By Revée M. Walters, Esq

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PLACES TO BE
6 Ways to Use the Law to Elevate Your Business Seminar  on  May 19th

Don’t let laws and regulations be a burden to your business. Join us for our complimentary breakfast workshop and learn to use them to your advantage. Too many businesses find great success, yet view rules and regulations as a barrier to further growth.  Click here for more information

Also see: Mid- Atlantic CFO Roundtable on May 24th

 

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
Offit Kurman Names Seven New Practice Group Leaders

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that it has named new practice group leaders for 7 of its 24 Practice Groups. The new Practice Group leaders are Joseph Armstrong (Business Litigation), Russell Berger (Labor & Employment), Daniella Casseres (Financial Institutions Regulatory), Rajiv Goel (Estates and Trusts), Jay Levin (Insurance Recovery), Joshua Quinter (Construction), and Philip Vogler (Mass Toxic Torts)....Read More

Also See: Offit Kurman Attorneys Give Back with Non-Profit Special Love

PUBLISHED IN
Ryan Boland Was Featured in the Legal Intelligencer

"Cautionary Tale About Waiver of Attorney-Client and Work-Product Privileges"

In Bousamra v. Excela Health, 2017 PA Super 66 (March 13), the state Superior Court addressed whether a company waives the attorney-client and work-product privileges when it shares privileged communications with a third party. More specifically.....Read More

Also See: Federal Circuit Cases Clarify What Makes a Valid Software Patent by Rich Gilly