Doreen M. Edelman
The American Immigration Lawyers Association, DC Chapter, elected Cynthia B. Rosenberg as its Vice Chair. The Association represents immigration attorneys in Maryland, Virginia and DC. Rosenberg is an attorney at Rourke & Rosenberg, LLC.
Shale D. Stiller, a partner at DLA Piper, LLP, received the 2011 American Inns of Court Professionalism Award for the Fourth Circuit.
Chesapeake-Potomac Spina Bifida, Inc., elected Hodes, Pessin & Katz, P.A., attorney Ryan M. McConnell to its Board of Directors.
Attorneys Timothy F. Maloney, Cary J. Hansel, Steven B. Vinick, Veronica B. Nannis (all of Joseph, Greenwald & Lake, P.A.) and Thomas J. Mooney (of Mooney & Associates) received the Maryland Association of Justice 2011 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award.
Jonathan R. Carroll joined Jezic, Krum & Moyse, LLC, as an associate in civil litigation.
Deborah A. Cohn, a member with Paley Rothman, was elected a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. And Daniel S. Koch, chair of Paley Rothmanís Government Contracts practice, contributed a chapter to Inside the Minds: The Impact of Recent Changes in Governmental Contracts.
Sharon Sirota Rubin joined the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene as Special Counsel for the Division of Recoveries and Financial Services.
Venable LLP, added Kenneth Thompson to its Baltimore office, where Thompson is now a litigation partner.
Erik P. Arena joined Dragga, Hannon, Hessler & Willis, LLP, as an associate.
Dawinder S. Sidhu, 2010-2011 MSBA Leadership Academy Fellow, accepted a tenure-track faculty appointment at the University of New Mexico School of Law.
Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, elected Doreen M. Edelman as a shareholder in its Washington D.C. office.
Adam Swaim was added as a new associate to Pasternack & Fidis, P.C. Swaim works in the Estate Planning & Administration Group.
DLA Piper, LLP, promoted Christina Pappas to of counsel in the firmís Real Estate practice.
Kramer & Connolly relocated to The Offices at Ebaugh House, 465 Main Street, Reisterstown, MD 21136; (410) 581-0070.
Passman & Kaplan, P.C. moved to 1828 L Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20036; (202) 789-0100.