Education & Admissions

  • George Washington University Law School, J.D.
  • Georgetown University School of Law, LL.M.
  • Trinity College, B.A.
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Honors & Distinctions

  • James J. Hanks Lifetime Achievement Award, given annually by the Maryland State Bar Association (Business Law section) to a retired or practicing attorney whose lifetime achievements have contributed to the practice of business law, 2021  
  • Awarded Milton E. Kettler Award for lifetime participation, contribution and service to the building industry by Maryland Building Industry Association, 2019
  • Named a “Top Attorney” by Bethesda Magazine, 2019
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016-2021
  • Selected as a Maryland Business/Corporate Super Lawyer for 2018 by Super Lawyers 
  • Selected as a Maryland Super Lawyer for 2012-2021 by Super Lawyers
  • Selected as a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer for 2012-2021 by Super Lawyers
  • Directors Community Service Award – Home Builders Care Foundation, 2014
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated 5.0 out of 5.0; highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards
  • Life Fellow, Maryland Bar Foundation
  • Life Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Posts

"Employer Restraints on Employee Competition Under Attack"

In many employment relationships, particularly those involving employees with management roles, customer contacts or specialized knowledge, employers have sought to…

"Newly Enacted Requirements for Disclosure of Beneficial Ownership of US Business Entities"

Congress has passed legislation over the veto of former President Trump to require the disclosure of the direct or indirect…

"SEC Expands Definition of Accredited Investor for Regulation D Exempt Offerings"

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted revisions to the definition of “Accredited Investor,” which expands the list of…

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