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PROUD TO ANNOUNCE 

Offit Kurman Attorney Seymour Stern Voted Best Lawyer in Frederick County

Readers of Frederick Magazine recently voted Offit Kurman attorney Seymour Stern the best lawyer in Frederick County, Maryland. Mr. Stern appears in the “Best of Frederick 2019” list in the magazine’s February issue...Read More

GROWTH MATTERS

Offit Kurman Launches Employee Mobility and Trade Secret Protection Practice Group

In today’s employment landscape, companies in competitive industries face tougher challenges than ever before.... Read More

Also See: Offit Kurman Attorney Kathryn E. Pettit Elected VP of MBCEA Mid-Atlantic Chapter

PLACES TO BE

CEO Corporate Bot Fighting Challenge
Thursday, March 7

Business Reputation Panel
Wednesday, March 20th

CLICK HERE FOR MORE OFFIT KURMAN EVENTS

GIVING BACK 

Commemorating Sergeant Eddison Hermond’s Heroic Sacrifice Last May, the Ellicott City Future Fund Contributes to Culinary Scholarship Fund

Months after National Guard Sgt Eddison Hermond’s heroic death during the Ellicott City Flood, a group of business partners— along with help from Matt Stover and his Players Philanthropy Fund — have raised money from public donations to ensure the National Guardsman’s legacy lives on... Read More

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Maryland’s Minimum Wage Is Poised to Increase — Is Your Business Ready? by Russell Berger

If your business has employees in Maryland, get ready to start issuing pay raises. The Maryland General Assembly is currently considering a bill that would steadily increase the state’s minimum wage by approximately 50% in four years...Read More

 

Also See: Choice of US Entity for Foreign Companies

CEO MINUTES

Meet James Ryan & Jason France — Founders of Pocket Guardian

James Ryan and Jason France are the co-founders of PocketGuardian. Available for iPhone and Android devices, PocketGuardian helps protect children from sexting and cyberbullying...Read More

 

 

Also See: Dan Medinger: Publisher and Owner of Business Monthly

THE LAWYER IS IN  

Clash Between ‘Free and Clear’ and Tenants’ Rights Under Section 365(h) by Albena Petrakov 

With the recent carnage in the retail industry, including SearsThe Mattress FirmNine WestClaire’sThe Bon-Ton StoresThe Walking CompanyBrookstone, and many other retailers of all shapes and sizes.... Read More

 

Also See: Building the Wall: Suing Based on Eminent Domain by Theodora Stringham

ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the mid-Atlantic region. With over 185 attorneys offering a comprehensive range of services in virtually every legal category, the firm is well positioned to meet the needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. Our twelve offices serve individual and corporate clients along the I95 corridor in the Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York City regions. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, professionals who help maximize and protect business value and personal wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ confidence by remaining focused on furthering their objectives and achieving their goals in an efficient manner. Trust, knowledge, confidence—in a partner, that’s perfect.

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