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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

OFFIT KURMAN WECOMES RUSSEL BERGER TO THE FIRM’S EXPANDING LABOR & EMPLOYMENT GROUP

Maple Lawn, MD | December 13, 2011 An experienced and efficient litigator in both state and federal courts, Mr. Berger concentrates his practice on labor and employment disputes including minimum wage and overtime litigation arising out of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) as well as state law; claims of discrimination and harassment arising under Title VII and state anti-discrimination laws; claims arising under federal statues such as the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and American with Disabilities Act (ADA); wrongful termination; employment contract and general contract claims; employment- related claims; and other business and professional tort claims. Mr. Berger frequently represents employers, business and professional clients in litigation throughout the United States.

“Russell is a talented and experienced litigator, and we look forward to involving him in representing our clients throughout the mid-Atlantic,” said Howard Kurman, Chair of Offit Kurman’s Labor & Employment Group. “I believe Russell will quickly distinguish himself as a rising star in the legal community.”

Mr. Berger was recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2012 Rising Star, a peer nominated survey in which lawyers are asked to nominate the best attorneys under 40 practicing 10 years or less whom “they have personally observed in action – whether as opposing counsel or co-counsel or through other firsthand courtroom observation. Only 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named to the list.”

About Offit Kurman

Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the mid-Atlantic region. With offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Wilmington, we are well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ trust and confidence by remaining focused on their objectives to help them achieve their goals.

Contact

Steve Kozak Director of Marketing Offit Kurman 8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Suite 200 Maple Lawn, MD 20759 443.738.1573 skozak@offitkurman.com ###