Harry S. Johnson
The Baltimore Community Foundation, which manages and distributes funds for
charitable purposes in the greater Baltimore region, has announced the election
of MSBA Past President Harry S. Johnson to its board of trustees. Johnson
is a partner in the law firm of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP.
MSBA Entertainment & Sports Law Committee Chair Cheryl
L. Slay has been selected as a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation.
E. Scott Johnson
E. Scott Johnson, an intellectual property lawyer
in the Baltimore office of Ober Kaler, has become a Fellow of the Maryland
Bar Foundation, Inc.
W. Franklin Coppersmith, III, has received a Master
of Business Administration Degree from the Wharton School of the University
of Pennsylvania. Coppersmith is the Deputy General Counsel for Toppan Photomasks,
Inc., and lives in Round Rock, Texas.
Alan Robert Swendiman has been appointed to serve
as Associate Administrator for the Office of General Counsel in the U.S. General
Dino C. La Fiandra
Robert A. Scott, counsel in the Litigation Department
in the Baltimore office of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has
been elected to the Board of Directors of the Loading Dock, Inc. The nation’s
first successful, self-sustaining, nonprofit clearinghouse of reusable and
surplus building materials, the organization works to improve living conditions
for families, neighborhoods and communities while positively impacting the
Benjamin H. Carney
Dino C. La Fiandra, a partner in the Real Estate Section
of the Towson office of Whiteford Taylor & Preston L.L.P., has been elected
to the Board of Directors of Children’s Home, Inc., a non-profit organization
that provides housing and support services for abused and neglected children
Michael H. Delauter has been named managing principal
of Miles &
Stockbridge P.C.’s Fredrick Office. A business and transactional attorney,
Delauter concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial financing, general
business transactions and estate planning and administration.
The Law Firm of Peter A. Holland, P.A., has changed
its name to the Holland Law Firm, P.C. Benjamin H. Carney has joined
the Annapolis-based firm as a litigation associate.
The MSBA Real Property, Planning & Zoning Section has
named Morton P. Fisher, Jr., its 2004-2005 Distinguished Maryland
Real Property Practioner of the Year. Fisher has also been recognized in Chambers
USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, 2005 Edition, and The
Best Lawyers in America 2005-2006.
Chiarra-May Stratton has joined Obler Kaler’s
Washington, D.C., office as a Health Law associate.
Jay Bernstein, an experienced litigator and former
Bond Claim Managing Director at St. Paul Travelers in Baltimore, has joined
Ober Kaler as a principal.
S. Allan Adelman, senior partner of Adelman, Sheff & Smith,
LLC, has been appointed president of the American Health Lawyers Association.
Stanley Goldschmidt has joined Roetzel & Andress
as a partner in the Real Estate and Litigation Practice Groups in the law firm’s
Washington, D.C., office.
Cecilia Januszkiewicz has been appointed to serve
as Secretary of Budget &
Management by Maryland Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr.
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, announces the election
of Judith C. Ensor and John B. Gontrum as Fellows of the Maryland
Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, LLC,
has announced that Timothy D.A. Chriss, David H. Fishman, Lawrence P. Fletcher-Hill,
Robert C. Kellner and Abba David Poliakoff have been selected for
the 2005 edition of Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Business
Thomas Mugavero has joined Whiteford, Taylor & Preston,
LLP, as Counsel in the law firm’s Washington, D.C., office.
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