Offit Kurman Attorney Named Chair of the Maryland Racing Commission May 26, 2010 Louis Jay Ulman, Offit Kurman attorney, has been designated Chair of the Maryland Racing Commission. He has served on the Maryland Racing Commission since 2007. He previously served on the Commission from 2001 to 2005. During that time he also served a term as Chair. Mr. Ulman has been in the industry for over 20 years and is extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of the horse racing industry in Maryland. He is a horse owner himself and has owned both standard bred and thoroughbred horses over the years. Lou is a Senior Partner at Offit Kurman where he concentrates his practice on estate tax planning, business succession planning, the preservation of assets in connection with long term care stays and special needs planning. “We are pleased that Lou’s hard work and upstanding character have been recognized by the Governor” says Maurice Offit, head of the Trust and Estates Practice Group.  “Lou is a tireless community leader and brings a wealth of experience to any group of which he is a member.” Mr. Ulman is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Columbia Foundation and he serves as counsel to the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. He has served as Vice Chairman of the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission, Vice Chairman of the Howard County Social Services Board, President of the Baltimore Junior Association of Commerce and President of Santa Claus Anonymous, Inc. He is also a member of the Howard County Bar Association, and the Maryland Bar Association.  He received his Bachelor of Arts from Dickinson College in 1967 and received his Juris Doctor from the Washington College of Law at American University in 1970.  He was admitted to the Maryland bar in 1970.  He is a resident of Howard County.