Alexis B. Rohde
Ober Kaler estates and trusts attorney Alexis B. Rohde has
been voted to the Board of Directors of Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc., an organization
that fights housing discrimination, supports integrated communities, provides
community education and outreach and advocates for persons with disabilities
on accessible housing issues.
Mediator Barry W. Thomas of Reisterstown has accepted
the position of Academic Dean at the Owings Mills Campus of Strayer University.
Paul F. Kemp
Mary Alane Downs, a partner in the firm of Morgan
Shelsby Carlo Downs &
Everton, P.A., has become a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Paul F. Kemp, a partner in the Rockville office of
Venable, LLP, has been installed as President of the Bar Association of Montgomery
Bonnie Green has been promoted to Assistant General
Counsel at Sodexho, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg.
Miles & Stockbridge, P.C., announces that John B.
Frisch, chairman of the firm, has been appointed to the Governor’s
Workforce Investment Board, part of the state Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation.
Additionally, J. W. Thompson “Topper” Webb, a principal
of the firm, has been appointed to the Maryland Economic Development Commission,
a part of the Department of Business and Economic Development.
The Washington Bar Association has honored Washington malpractice
lawyer Jack Olender with its prestigious Charles Hamilton Houston Medallion
of Merit for his legal achievements and outstanding service to the community.
Paul W. Kim
Former Amazing Race contestant Mirna Hindoyan has
joined the Elder Law and Estate & Wealth Preservation Group of the firm
of Hodes, Ulman, Pessin &
Paul W. Kim has joined Ober Kaler’s Health Law
department as Counsel in the firm’s Baltimore office. Representing health
care providers, manufacturers, researchers and payors, Kim advises clients
in all aspects of health law from corporate compliance to reimbursement issues.
The law firm of Paley Rothman announces that David B.
Shapiro has joined the firm as an associate. Shapiro’s practice
areas include business and commercial transactions, health law, employment
law and other transactions associated with technology development and licensing.
Kathleen M. Dumais, a principal and member of Paley
Rothman’s Litigation and Family Law practice groups and a member of Maryland’s
House of Delegates, has been named one of “Maryland’s Top 100 Women” by The
Roy I. Niedermayer
Hope B. Eastman, the chair of Paley Rothman’s
Employment Law group, has been selected to serve on the Board of Governors
of the College of Labor &
Patricia M. Weaver, a principal and a member of Paley
Rothman’s Employment Law group, is the new president of the Montgomery
County Women’s Bar Association.
Roy I. Niedermayer, a principal and a member of Paley
Rothman’s Litigation and Appellate practice groups, has been nominated
to the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Paula A. Calimafde
Paula A. Calimafde, a principal of Paley Rothman who
chairs the firm’s Retirement Plans and Employee Benefits practice groups
and Employee Benefits practice groups and is also a member of its Estate Planning,
Government Relations and Nonprofit practice groups, recently testified before
Congress on behalf of the Small Business Council of America regarding the repeal
of the estate tax.
Along with two colleagues, Kevin Ewing, an environmental
attorney in the Washington office of Bracewell & Giuliani LLP, has been
awarded a 2005 Burton Award for Le gal Achievement in recognition of excellence
in legal writing and analysis for their “Corporate Environmental Disclosures:
Old Complaints, New Expectations”, published in the September 2004 issue
of Business Law International.
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