Eric McLauchlin, an attorney at Shaffer, McLauchlin & Stover, was named the 2013 Maryland Attorney Advocate of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Baltimore Office.
Ober Kaler adds Catherine A. “Cathy” Martin as a principal in its Health Law Group.
Damon Orobona, an attorney at Miller, Miller & Canby, and his teammates representing Georgetown University’s Masters of Professional Studies in Real Estate Program received third place in The CASE completion during MIT’s annual Global Real Estate Forum. The competition required teams to prepare and present an abstract redevelopment strategy for Washington, D.C.’s J. Edgar Hoover building, the current home of the FBI.
Alex Tanouye joined Pasternak & Fidis as an associate in the firm’s Estate Planning and Administration group.
Weinstock, Freidman & Freidman, P.A., has promoted the following attorneys: William Thrush to managing partner; Judith Tortora to partner; Victor Lembo and Rebecca Cater to managing attorney in the firm’s LegalShield Department; and Jamie Glick to managing attorney in the firm’s Retail Collection Department.
Kurt J. Fischer, a regulatory attorney who handles real estate, land use, and tax matters, joined the Baltimore office of Venable LLP as a partner.
Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, LLC, added Lisa M. Goldblatt as an associate in the firm’s litigation practice group. Goldblatt practices in the areas of complex civil litigation, construction litigation, commercial and corporate litigation, and family law matters.
Michelle Dickinson founded the Law Office of Michelle J. Dickinson, a civil litigation law firm, located at 10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 300, Columbia, Maryland 21044; (410) 740-5630.