LawMatters - February 2018

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SPOTLIGHT ON US
Katherine Witherspoon Interviewed by WILM 1450/ WDOV 1410 Radio

On February 9, 2018, Katherine Witherspoon was interviewed on WILM 1450/ WDOV 1410 radio station about sexual harassment and sexual orientation discrimination in the workplace...Listen here

Also See: 27 Offit Kurman Attorneys in Maryland Named to 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

PLACES TO BE

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace on 3/1

Sexual Harassment Prevention and Remediation Workshops

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

How the Tax Reform Bill Could Impact Homeowners and Real Estate Developers

How will the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affect real estate? In November, we wrote that both versions of the bill would raise the standard deduction from $6,350 to $12,000 for single filers...Read More

Also See: The Weekly Scenario: Roth IRA Contributions Under TCJA

CEO CORNER
A Video Conversation with Matt Stover, Vice President & Co-Founder of Players Philanthropy Fund

Matt Stover is a former American Football placekicker, two-time Super Bowl Champion, Baltimore Ravens “Ring of Honor” inductee—and now, a major philanthropist in the Maryland region...Click here to watch the interview

OFFIT KURMAN PRESENTS
The Entrepreneur’s Lab Video Series: Definitive Sales Agreement

Definitive sales agreement – the sales agreement is the key document for the seller in a transaction. It encompasses the hard work of the parties from LOI through diligence. Definitive agreements typically are drafted by the buyer’s counsel and will be a large document with many moving parts....Watch the video here

THE LAWYER IS IN  
ALERT: Maryland Paid Sick Leave Went Into Effect on February 11, 2018 by Russell Berger, Esq.

Despite efforts to postpone the effective date of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (sick leave), the law went into effect on February 11, 2018. This means that employers that have not updated existing leave policies or implemented new policies are likely not in compliance and could be exposed to damages and penalties. Although legislative efforts remain ongoing, all employers in Maryland should take the steps necessary to comply with the law....Read More

Also See: Complying with the Montgomery County Towing Regulations by Angela Pallozzi, Esq.