Maryland Bar Bulletin
Publications : Bar Bulletin

January, 2005



Eric E. McLauchlin

Mary Beth Beattie of the Rockville-based Law Office of Mary Beth Beattie has been made a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Jose A. Toro has been appointed senior vice president of WILMAX Clinical Research Inc. at Spring Hill Memorial Hospital in Mobile, Alabama.

Eric E. McLauchlin has become a shareholder of the law firm of Gessner, Snee, Mahoney & Lutche, P.A., of Bel Air, where he will continue to concentrate in litigation, employment, estate planning and general business matters.

Ober Kaler announces that associates Kelly J. Davidson, William T. Mathias, Kevin M. Robertson and Anthony F. Vittoria will become principals. All attorneys are resident in the firm’s Baltimore office and were unanimously elected by the firm’s stockholders.

Davidson Vittoria Mathias Robertson

Kelly J. Davidson

Anthony F. Vittoria

William T. Mathias

Kevin M. Robertson

Paul B. DeWolfe has become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.

Saul Ewing LLP has elected David W. Erb and Jay A. Shulman to the firm’s partnership. Both Erb and Shulman are attorneys in the firm’s Baltimore office, focusing their practices in litigation and bankruptcy, respectively.


Bradley R. Stover

Michael D. Stein announces the formation of the intellectual property law firm of Stein, McEwen & Bui, LLP, 1400 Eye Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, D.C. 20005, (202) 216-9505.

Adam C. Paul has joined Kirkland & Ellis LLP as a partner in the firm’s bankruptcy and litigation practice groups. He will be based in its Chicago office.

The Law Offices of Richard B. Strofberg, LLC, announce that Donald C. Wright has joined the firm as an associate. Wright will focus his practice in the areas of estates and trusts, probate litigation, real estate, guardianships and complex commercial and civil litigation.


Mark J. Klemans

Bradley R. Stover, an associate with the Bel Air law firm of Gessner, Snee, Mahoney & Lutche, P.A., has been appointed by Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., to the Harford Community College Board of Trustees.

Gessner, Snee, Mahoney & Lutche, P.A., announces that Mark J. Klemans has joined the firm as an associate. Klemans represents clients in various legal matters including civil litigation, criminal defense, domestic, personals injury and landlord/tenant litigation.

Anne Marie Jackson has become a partner in the law firm of Ain & Bank. Rebecca C. Shankman has also joined the firm as an associate.

Martin Himeles and Gregg Bernstein, partners with Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, have been named two of the top lawyers in the country and will be profiled in the upcoming edition of The Best Lawyers in America 2004-2006.

Venable LLP partner Geoff Garinther has been honored with the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland’s pro bono award for his dedication and commitment to providing pro bono services.

The law firm of Chandler Franklin & O’Bryan has changed its name to the Chandler Law Group, PLC.

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Publications : Bar Bulletin: January, 2005

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