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: Visualizing the Top 50 Most Valuable Global Brands"

For many brands, it has been a devastating year to say the least. Over half of the most valuable global brands have…

"Read & Share: 2021 Predictions: What Experts See in the Year Ahead"

Making predictions is a tricky business at the best of times, but especially so after a year of upheaval. Even…

"Letters of Intent (LOI) – Buyer’s Exclusivity"

I’ve reviewed many LOIs over the years – some we’ve prepared and others the client prepared. I’ve found that too…

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