Bettina Guevara was elected president of the Hispanic National Bar Associationís Region V, which covers Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington D.C.
The American Financial Services Association awarded its 2009 Distinguished Service Award to Tom Hudson and Robert Cook, founding partners of Hudson Cook LLP.
Andrew Radding, an attorney at Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC, has been asked to appear as a recurring panelist on WMAR-TVís new Square Off public affairs program, airing 9:30 a.m. on Sundays.† Other panelists include Ed Norris, former-Governor Robert Elrich, and Kweisi Mfume.
Gary C. Norman has been chosen as one of the 2009 Ten Outstanding Young Americans.
The Litigation Counsel of America, a nationwide trial lawyer honorary society, selected Danny B. OíConnor as a Fellow.
Matthew S. Evans, III, was recently designated as a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP) by the United States Green Building Council.† Evans is a partner with Council, Baradel, Kosmerl & Nolan, P.A.
Steven Gevarter joined Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, LLC, as a member in the Tax Planning and Business Law Practice Groups.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C., added Robert R. Niccolini to its Washington D.C. office as a shareholder.
Lord & Whip, P.A., added Lara K. Simon and Tiffany Mazzulli as associates in their Litigation Department.
Ober Kaler brought Jeffrey S. Greenberg into their Creditorsí Rights, Workouts & Bankruptcy Group as an associate.
Cory L. Zajdel opened Z Law, LLC, and will practice in consumer protection litigation with a focus on vehicle repossessions and usury finance charges.† The firm can be contacted through www.zlawmaryland.com.
Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, has formed a tax practice group, Nonprofit Organizations, to address federal and state tax issues for 501(c) (3) organizations.