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: The Top 10 Billionaire Cities in 2020"

  In 2020, the world gained 493 new billionaires—that’s one every 17 hours. For the last seven years, New York City has…

"Read & Share: COVID-19 Had Mixed Fortunes For The U.S. Craft Beer Industry"

With draught beer off the menu in many parts of the United States, the pandemic has had a noticeable impact…

"Read & Share: Mapping the World’s Key Maritime Choke Points"

  Mapping the World’s Key Maritime Choke Points Maritime transport is an essential part of international trade—approximately 80% of global merchandise is…

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