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Offit Kurman Attorneys File Amicus Brief in Third Circuit on Behalf of F&G Life Insurance Company

June 26, 2014

Offit Kurman attorneys Stephen Kaufman, Eric Pelletier, and Revee Walters filed an amicus curiaebrief on behalf of F & G Life…

What Motivates Employees?

June 26, 2014

  Compensation vs. Intrinsic Motivation Money is not the most significant motivating factor for most employees. It goes without saying…

The Weekly Scenario: Do we have a common law marriage?

June 25, 2014

Question: We have lived together as husband and wife in Maryland for many years but have never had a ceremony…

The Federal Government Confirms That Women-Owned Small Businesses are Eligible to Compete for Large Value Contracts

June 25, 2014

By: REVÉE M. WALTERS, ESQ AND EDWARD J. TOLCHIN, ESQ. Economically disadvantaged women-owned small business (EDWOSB) concerns, and eligible women-owned small business (WOSB)…

Compensation and Compliance Matters: The QM Safe Harbor Just Became Less ‘Safe’

June 24, 2014

We already knew that the safe harbor for qualified mortgage loans did not protect lenders from common law and statutory…

Combating the Bankruptcy Preference Demand- Don’t Overlook the New Value Defense

June 24, 2014

Scenario:  You are owed substantial money by a bankrupt company.  You then receive a letter or lawsuit demanding the return…

Offit Kurman Wins Judgement in United States Court of Appeals in Case Against Verizon

June 23, 2014

In a published opinion issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on May 13, 2014…

Friday Factoid: International Copyright Treaties and Conventions

June 20, 2014

Although there is no form of single copyright registration that will automatically protect an author’s writings globally, most countries offer…

Biz Tek Today From Michael Mercurio: Increase in M&A

June 20, 2014

M&A is on the increase . . . . It’s been my personal observation that there is more M&A out…

The Trend of Solo Practitioners Joining Larger Firms

June 19, 2014

As an attorney for more than 35 years, I have seen many solo practices come and go. Many young attorneys…