Maple Lawn, MD | September 6, 2013 – Ten Offit Kurman attorneys have been recognized for inclusion in the 2014 Best Lawyers list. Inclusion in this prestigious list is based solely on a detailed peer review and represents a high degree of peer recognition and professional excellence. Maryland attorneys who were named Best Lawyers are Sara M. Donohue (Family Law), Cheryl Hepfer (Family Law), James H. Hoffman (Business Law and Litigation), Ronald L. Ogens (Family Law), Bryn Sherman (Real Estate Litigation), Tim Lynch (Commercial Litigation) Ted Offit (Business Organization), and Brian Rosenberg (Real Estate). Michael Conley (Insurance Recovery) made the Pennsylvania list and Steven Stone (Civil and Criminal Litigation) was named a Best Lawyer in Virginia. This year’s list was based on tens of thousands of lawyers confidentially evaluating their peers. Lawyers are not permitted to pay to participate or be included on the list.  Lawyers must maintain votes to remain on the list. ABOUT BEST LAWYERS Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Started more than three decades ago, Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred by a lawyer on his or her peers.  Its stated mission is “to publish the most transparent, accurate and useful information on the legal profession worldwide.”  The Twentieth edition of the Best Lawyers in America (2014) includes 50,835 attorneys in 134 practice areas, covering 50 states including the District of Columbia and inclusion in this year’s publication is based on more than 4.9 million evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. More than 17 million readers see Best Lawyers lists in dozens of city and regional publications in the U.S., including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Chicago Tribune as well as in major business and general publications around the world.  Three years ago, Best Lawyers partnered with U.S. News and World Report. 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 Jeanne Hyatt Business Development Manager Offit Kurman 300 E. Lombard Street Suite 2010 Baltimore, MD 21202 410.209.6487 ###