Maryland Bar Bulletin
Publications : Bar Bulletin : November 2007


Carroll James Harris, a member of the MSBA’s Business Law Section Council and special counsel in the Business Department at Saul Ewing, LLP, has been selected to participate in the Ambassador Program for the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.

Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd., has added attorneys Raymond J. Sherbill, Joel S. Aronson, Stuart A. Schwager and Theodore R. Goldstock as principals, while bringing in Alex S. Tanouye, Michael J. Neary, Emily B. Rachlin and Julie A. Reddig as associates.

Peter Nothstein, former law clerk for the Honorable Marvin J. Garbis, has joined Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP as an associate.

Eileen Morgan Johnson, an attorney with Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, has been named to the Legal Section Council of the American Society of Association Executives & The Center for Association Leadership. Thurman W. Zollicoffer, Jr., also an attorney with Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, was named a gubernatorial appointee to the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland.

Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC, has added business litigators John Parker Sweeney and Sky Woodward to their Baltimore Office.
Ben Yhim has become an associate in the Business and Securities Department of the Baltimore Office at McGuireWoods, LLP.

The law firm of Offit Kurman has added two attorneys to their Howard County office. Michael P. Donnelly joins as a partner in the Estates & Assets Protection Group, while Stanley Todman has become an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice.

Carmen M. Shepard, formerly a counsel to the Buc & Beardsley law firm, is now a partner. She will continue to concentrate in FDA-related litigation.
The law firm Larry A. Blosser, P.A., has expanded its service into offering life-care planning services under the trade name LifeCare Advisors.

Richard L. Flax has formed the Law Offices of Richard L. Flax, LLC. The firm will focus on insurance defense and general litigation matters. It is located at 29 West Susquehanna Avenue, Suite 500, Baltimore, Maryland 21204; (410) 561-6451.

Governor Martin O’Malley has appointed Timothy A. Hodge, Jr., a partner at Tydings & Rosenberg, LLP, to the Maryland Economic Development Commission, a movement aimed at cultivating a positive business climate in order to enhance economic development in the state. Hodge will be sworn into the role in January 2008.

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Publications : Bar Bulletin: November 2007