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Using Non-compete and Non-disclosure Agreements to Protect Your Business’s Assets

May 22, 2014

For businesses, especially small businesses, former employees can pose a financial threat. If you’ve invested time and money into a…

What Do You Do If Your Ex-spouse Owes You a Large Settlement Payment, But Has Filed For Bankruptcy?

May 21, 2014

I’m divorced and my spouse owes me a large settlement payment, but he/she has filed for bankruptcy.  Am I out…

The Weekly Scenario: My Son is Turning 18. What Does He Need In Terms of an Estate Plan?

May 21, 2014

Question:  My son is turning 18. What do I need to do in terms of my son’s estate plan, if…

Compensation and Compliance Matters: A Reminder of the Risks from Lending Through Third Parties

May 20, 2014

Last month, BMO Harris Bank changed policies on auto lending to pay a flat percentage of the loan amount to…

4 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a Government Contract Through GSA

May 19, 2014

On its surface, the government contracting process seems similar to sales in the private sector: A vendor finds an opportunity,…

Michael Mercurio’s Read|Delete: The Most Valuable Trophy In American Sports

May 19, 2014

  The 2014 Preakness winner, California Chrome, took home over a million dollars in prizes; however, the Preakness Trophy made…

New Minimum Wage Law Signed In Maryland

May 16, 2014

On May 5, 2014, Governor Martin O’Malley signed a law to raise the minimum wage in Maryland to $10.10 an…

Neil Morris Named to Super Lawyers

May 15, 2014

Super Lawyers has named Offit Kurman attorney Neil A. Morris to its recent Philadelphia Super Lawyers 2014 listing. Neil Morris…

A Conversation with Doug Ulman, President & CEO, The LIVESTRONG Foundation and Founder, The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

May 15, 2014

Doug Ulman, CEO of the Livestrong Foundation tackles the organization’s considerable challenges with the same tactic he employed to defeat his own…

Compensation and Compliance Matters: What Small Mortgage Lenders Can Learn from Credit Card Settlement

May 14, 2014

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has once again utilized its broadest and most powerful weapon—Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices—to…