FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Baltimore, MD | January 13, 2015 Offit Kurman has appointed business litigation and government contracts attorney Edward Tolchin chair of the firm’s Government Contracting practice group. In a change that took effect January 1st, Mr. Tolchin now oversees the activities of Offit Kurman’s other government contracting practitioners spread across eight office locations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Mr. Tolchin succeeds previous group leader, who will continue his role as an attorney with the firm. With over two hundred federal, state, and administrative decisions reported in the online databases, Edward Tolchin is an authority on legal issues at the meeting point between government and commercial business operation. In representing prime and subcontractors, Mr. Tolchin has appeared before many of the federal and state boards of contract appeal, Government Accountability Office, Small Business Administration, United States Court of Federal Claims, Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and other federal and state courts across the United States. His writing on government contracting matters has been published in Legal Times, Defense News, and Law and Policy in International Business. “Ed has each demonstrated an unparalleled capacity for leadership in his practice area,” said Offit Kurman Managing Principal Timothy Lynch. “I congratulate him on his new role at the firm.”
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