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Offit Kurman Attracts Premier Clients and Top Legal Talent in Virginia

Long recognized as one of the fastest growing law firms in the mid-Atlantic region, Offit Kurman is also proving to be one of the fastest-growing law firms in northern Virginia. In just over a year, it has experienced a three-fold increase in the size of its Tysons Corner legal staff. The announcement was made by Ted Offit, the firm’s co-founder and managing principal, who stated: “We are not only proud that we continue to attract top Virginia businesses as clients, but also that they are represented by some of the finest legal talent in the state. Our dynamic growth has attracted a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable attorneys who are proud to be part of an entrepreneurial law firm that offers them extraordinary opportunities for representation and compensation. ”

 

David-GoldbergwebsiteDavid Goldberg, a principal at Offit Kurman, focuses his practice on business litigation and family law. With nearly 20 years of experience in practicing law, David has built a diverse practice encompassing business law, business litigation, and family law. He is an accomplished litigator who has tried a wide variety of cases over the years. While David enjoys mastering the skills of trial advocacy, he also strives to help his clients find out-of-court solutions to their disputes and legal issues whenever appropriate. David’s full service family law practice covers the full gamut of family law matters: divorce, equitable distribution and asset division, child custody and visitation, spousal support, child support, and premarital agreements. David takes pride in guiding his clients through the challenging and often highly complex family law issues they confront. David also handles a wide variety of business law matters. He represents individuals and companies in contract disputes, commercial litigation, business collections, corporate litigation, shareholder and partnership disputes, as well as employment law. Drawing on both his entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen, David has handled diverse business cases over the years and enjoys helping clients solve their unique challenges and legal issues. David also handles business transactions in various practice areas, including the buying and selling of businesses, real estate contracts, corporate formation, partnership agreements, operating agreements, consulting agreements, and employment agreements.

Jenkins headshotLauren A. Jenkins focuses her practice on tax and estate planning, trust and estate administration, and tax compliance.  Ms. Jenkins represents individuals and families with creating and implementing estate plans to achieve their personal and financial objectives. Such planning often includes drafting wills, revocable trusts, and powers of attorney, as well as more advanced estate planning to preserve wealth for future generations. Ms. Jenkins also has experience advising clients who require both domestic and international components to their estate plans.  Ms. Jenkins guides clients through the complexities and nuances of trust and estate administration. She advises fiduciaries with respect to their powers and responsibilities, including filing obligations under state and federal law. Additionally, Ms. Jenkins represents beneficiaries who desire separate counsel to ensure their interests are protected and they receive their full entitlement.

 

Alfredo Acin website headshotAlfredo Acin is an associate in the firm’s Family Practice Group. He assists clients in a variety of family law matters including divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, alimony, property division, post-divorce decree enforcement, modification of custody, visitation, and support,  and domestic violence and drafting pre-nuptial and separation agreements. Although he believes that it is in every party’s best interests to resolve matters between the parties, Mr. Acin recognizes that sometimes this is not possible, in which case he will apply his zealously advocate on his clients’ behalf.

 

 

 

The following Offit Kurman attorneys are also located in the Tysons Corner Office:

Estate Planning Attorney Alison K. Noll Alison K. Noll is an estate planning attorney who assists individuals, families, and small business owners with all of their estate planning needs. Ms. Noll prepares comprehensive estate plans, including all types of revocable and irrevocable trusts, each specifically tailored to her client’s individual needs. Her practice also includes estate and trust administration. She occasionally serves as executor and trustee on behalf of clients as well as representing executors, trustees and beneficiaries in fiduciary litigation matters.

 

 

 

Bankruptcy Attorney Thomas RepczynskiThomas W. Repczynski is a creditor-side bankruptcy attorney, estates and trusts litigator, real estate litigation lawyer, and principal with Offit Kurman’s Bankruptcy and Restructuring Practice Group. Tom focuses his practice in general commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis on fiduciary disputes, creditors’ rights enforcement, and real estate related matters of all types. Tom represents an array of lenders, businesses, and individual clients from across the country in federal, bankruptcy, and state court and administrative proceedings with a broad range of trust and estate (i.e. inheritance related) disputes and general business contract and tort issues.  Tom’s bankruptcy-related experience has most recently emphasized non-debtor spouse priority claim matters (advising and assisting divorce/family law counsel), commercial landlord and Chapter 7 panel trustee representation, and includes more than 16 years of preference claims defense, and other secured, unsecured, and priority creditor representation in Chapter 7, Chapter 11, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings with both local and national implications.

 

Business Litigation Principal Douglas KayDouglas Kay possesses a broad range of practical experience to assist clients in reaching business and litigation resolutions for their most threatening and difficult problems. He has represented a wide variety of clients from individuals to publicly traded corporations and small businesses. His cases run the gamut of complexity from relatively simple breach of contract and employment litigation matters to the most complicated commercial litigation cases involving allegations of contract breach, business conspiracy, tortious interference with prospective economic advantage and misappropriation of trade secrets.

 

 

Criminal and Civil Litigation Attorney Steven David StoneSteven David Stone represents clients before all state courts in Virginia, before government agencies, and before local governments, school boards, and departments. His clients include area education associations and other trade and professional organizations; Families and individuals. He has also provided legislative and lobbying services on behalf of a wide variety of groups – labor, business, attorneys and doctors. He takes pride in the fact that most of his cases are quietly resolved in the best interest of his clients. His philosophy is that every reasonable effort should be made to settle legal claims or disputes in a way that protects his clients’ rights, and that costly litigation and adversarial proceedings should always be the last resort.

 

Estate Planning Attorney Christianna L. NiepraschkChristianna L. Niepraschk is an estate planning attorney who focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and estate/trust administration. She works closely with clients to help them achieve their goals for the distribution of assets during life and after death, including planning for minor children and preserving assets by minimizing estate taxes and shielding assets from creditor claims. Christi also assists clients with the daunting task of estate or trust administration, providing fiduciary services and support at every step, and counseling executors and trustees about their fiduciary duty.

ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN

As one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the mid-Atlantic region, Offit Kurman is well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently strive to maintain our clients’ trust, further their objectives and help them achieve their goalsTrust. Knowledge. Confidence. In a partner, that’s perfect.  Please contact us for more information on Offit Kurman’s comprehensive Legal services. 

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