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Best Lawyers Names Richard Wasserman a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year”

Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that attorney Richard L. Wasserman has been named a “Lawyer of the Year” in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America rankings.

Based on over 7 million peer reviews provided by attorneys, Best Lawyers is a leading, unbiased source of legal referrals in the United States. “Lawyer of the Year” is an honor bestowed on a single lawyer in a specific practice area and community per year. Mr. Wasserman received the honor in the category of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (Baltimore).

“I am very pleased and humbled to receive this award,” said Mr. Wasserman. “Helping businesses to reorganize or assisting stakeholders in recovering value from troubled business situations can be a very challenging but also very positive professional experience. To be recognized by one’s peers is an honor I very much appreciate.”

Mr. Wasserman, whom Best Lawyers first listed in its 1995 edition, focuses his practice in matters involving bankruptcy and bankruptcy-related litigation, creditors’ rights, secured transactions, workouts, reorganizations, and restructurings. He has extensive experience representing clients in major business, commercial and real estate bankruptcy, workout and reorganization matters, and has also served as a Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Trustee, as a court-appointed Examiner and as a mediator in bankruptcy adversary proceedings and claims resolution proceedings. He is a member of ADR Maryland and is available to mediate complex bankruptcy, business, and commercial dispute matters. Mr. Wasserman has been honored by being selected as a Fellow in the American College of Bankruptcy.

For more information about Mr. Wasserman and the other 22 Offit Kurman attorneys listed among this year’s Best Lawyers, please click here.





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