Chevy Chase, Maryland Business Lawyers

Daniel P. Connors Esq.
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Elizabeth Fitch
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Maryland Business Law Attorney

University of Baltimore School of LawMaryland
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Chaitra Gowda
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Maryland Business Law Lawyer

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of LawMaryland
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Brian M. Maul
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Maryland Business Law Lawyer with 18 years experience

Brian is an attorney who specializes in business transactions and civil litigation, including in the areas of business/partner law, construction law, employment law, landlord-tenant disputes, real estate, and appeals.... Read More »
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Peter Antonoplos
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Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(301) 328-8927 5425 Wisconsin Avenue,
Suite 600
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Free ConsultationBusiness, Estate Planning, Probate and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center and The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
For over a decade, Mr. Antonoplos has represented individuals, families and business leaders with real estate, litigation, and estate planning and probate matters. Mr. Antonoplos has been selected as a SuperLawyers Rising Star three years consecutively. Mr. Antonoplos’ practice covers a wide range of topics from real estate, estate planning and probate, to commercial litigation, asset protection and preservation and business law issues. A classic generalist, Mr. Antonoplos counsels clients on business transactions and routinely litigates real estate; construction and probate matter is the Courts of the District of Columbia and State of Maryland on behalf of individual and corporate...
James J. Gross
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Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(301) 907-4585 4601 Willard Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business, Divorce, Family and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Missouri - Columbia
Managing Partner and Co-founder of Thyden Gross and Callahan, a law firm in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Author of four books on divorce. Formerly tax counsel for Satellite Business Systems, communications attorney for the FCC, and chemical engineer for the Procter & Gamble Company. Master of Laws in Taxation, Georgetown. Highest ratings by Martindale-Hubbell, SuperLawyers and Avvo.com.
Patricia Kennedy Hammar
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Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(240) 744-7133 9104 Brierly Rd
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Employment
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(301) 652-4535 6935 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(301) 652-6880 8401 Connecticut Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Real Estate
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(301) 961-4969 4504 Walsh St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Real Estate
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(301) 961-5300 4504 Walsh St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Real Estate
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
7202 Rollingwood Dr
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business, Administrative, Bankruptcy and International
University of Houston Law Center
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(301) 652-6880 8401 Connecticut Ave.
Suite 1100
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business, Estate Planning and Insurance Defense
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(301) 961-1224 4504 Walsh St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business, Bankruptcy and Real Estate
Barton D. Moorstein
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Maryland Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience

Mr. Moorstein provides legal representation with a concentration in family law, while also representing clients in their employment, real estate, personal injury and business issues. With almost 30 years experience... Read More »
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Michael J. Levin
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Maryland Business Law Attorney

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of LawDistrict of Columbia and Maryland
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Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(301) 347-1212 8401 Connecticut Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business, Divorce and Family
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(301) 656-1177 4610 Elm St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Real Estate
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(301) 656-1177 4610 Elm St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(301) 656-1177 4610 Elm St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Real Estate
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(301) 961-5300 4504 Walsh St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business, Civil Rights, Insurance Defense and Real Estate
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(202) 637-8855 4412 Ridge St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Insurance Defense
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(301) 841-2744 4445 Willard Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Bankruptcy
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 836-2546 5404 Wisconsin Avenue
Ste 1150
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Real Estate
Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(301) 961-5300 4504 Walsh St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business
Chevy Chase, MD Business Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(301) 961-5300 4504 Walsh St
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Business and Real Estate
Joseph H. Ostad
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Maryland Business Law Lawyer with 29 years experience

Joseph H. Ostad, Esquire, has been in the practice of law for the past twenty (20) years graduating from the University of Maryland, College Park with a BA, and subsequently receiving his MA from the University of... Read More »
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David Keith Felsen
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Maryland Business Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

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Richard Sternberg
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Potomac, MD Business Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(888) 541-4020 6509 Persimmon Tree Road, Suite 100
Potomac, MD 20818
Business, International, Probate and Real Estate
Center for International Legal Studies and Georgetown University
The Law Offices of Richard S. Sternberg is dedicated to the principle that bigger is not always better. Instead, it rests on a tradition that actually antedates the rise of the “mega-firm”-the solo practice. Emulating a country lawyer in a big-city environment allows Mr. Sternberg to provide more individualized service to his clients, and, at the same time, pursue more collegial relations with other members of the Bar. Since 1984, Mr. Sternberg has dedicated his practice to representing individuals and smaller businesses. For those corporate clients who have larger needs, he is affiliated with the Metropolitan Washington Law Consortium,...
Patricia Weaver
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Ln
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Appeals and Arbitration & Mediation
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Trish Weaver is Chair of the Appellate Practice group and a member of the Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Corporate practices. Over the past 20 years, she has handled numerous appeals, authored briefs and argued before the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She is admitted to, and awaits the chance to argue before, the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to joining Paley Rothman, Trish clerked for the Honorable Howard S. Chasanow on the Maryland Court of Appeals.
Trish enjoys building ongoing relationships with her clients as their...
Daniel Hodin
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Ln
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business and Real Estate
Georgetown University Law Center and Tulane University School of Law
For more than 30 years Dan Hodin has advised businesses and individuals in commercial and residential real estate and loan transactions, including acquiring, financing, developing, owning, leasing, managing and selling real estate. Co-chair of the firm’s Real Estate practice, he has represented local, national and international real estate developers, builders, owners, and office and retail tenants in conjunction with prominent real estate projects including hotels, office buildings, condominiums, apartment complexes and shopping centers located throughout the United States.
Dan knows that responsiveness and organization in the fast-paced world of real estate are key to keeping clients satisfied. He instills confidence in...
Arthur House
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 46 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and Real Estate
University of Virginia School of Law
For more than 40 years, Art House has been working with businesses of all types as a corporate lawyer and litigator. He chairs the firm’s Science & Technology and Alternative Dispute Resolution practice groups, and is a member of the Corporate practice group. Art brings responsiveness and an ability to offer practical solutions to his clients, understanding that his clients’ business needs drive the deals, not the lawyer.
Art’s background in enterprise development, licensing for technology-based companies and assisting both established and start-up businesses in developing legal, business alliance and acquisition strategies gives him unique insight into the real-world problems facing...
David Philip Shapiro
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Ln
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Employment and Health Care
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
David Shapiro is the Chair of Paley Rothman's Health Law practice group, and a member of the firm's Corporate, Science & Technology, Employment Law and Government Contracts practice groups. David has an extensive background representing business entities, healthcare providers, surgical centers, professional service vendors and entrepreneurs in a broad range of general business, commercial, regulatory and complex transactional matters, including early-stage business planning, business management and operations, equity and asset transfers, inter- and intra-business contract relationships, mergers and acquisitions and collaborative and adversarial business owner and proxy dispute resolutions.
David’s business practice focuses on full life-cycle representation for emerging and established...
Ronald Dweck
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business and Tax
American University Washington College of Law
Ron Dweck is Chair of the firm’s Corporate practice group, and a member of the Tax, Nonprofit and Science & Technology groups. Ron acts as general counsel to a number of companies, including large and small corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and business organizations in various fields. As such, he knows a great deal about many different practice areas and applies that knowledge to better serve his corporate clients. His corporate work includes preparing and negotiating a wide variety of business contracts, as well as counseling in conjunction with executive compensation, corporate governance and risk & litigation management. He has...
Brian C. Williams
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Hyattsville, MD Business Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(301) 891-8485 6475 New Hampshire Ave
#205
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Business, Bankruptcy, Collections and Immigration
Howard University School of Law
The Law Offices of Brian C. Williams is a small firm, established in 1999 in Hyattsville, Maryland, dedicated to working in the best interests of the firm's clients. In some situations, the best interests of the client are to seek solutions to their problems that will exclude the firm from realizing a fee. Our Maryland immigration attorney will not hesitate to advise clients of alternative solutions to the issues they face.

The firm takes great pride in personalized representation and strives to make its clients comfortable during and even after the representation ends. We excel at ensuring that our clients goals...
Paul Marcotte Jr
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Baltimore School of Law
Paul Marcotte, Jr. Chairs the firm’s Tax practice group and is a member of its Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration and Nonprofit groups. He concentrates his practice on federal, state and international tax matters (both planning and controversy), estate and wealth preservation planning, probate and trust administration, nonprofit organizations, and business counseling and succession planning. Paul helps his clients by putting complicated tax issues into simple English. He makes sure that the individuals, businesses and international clients he services have help navigating our complex tax systems and avoid potential minefields such as increased levels taxation and/or penalties.
Paul’s international...
Lorna Maloney
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SILVER SPRING, MD Business Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(443) 302-9086 10125 COLESVILLE RD, UNIT 133
SILVER SPRING, MD 20901
Business, Landlord Tenant and Personal Injury
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Lorna Maloney, Esq. is the Founder and Managing Partner of Maloney & Hayes Law Offices, PC. with offices in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology; Master of Arts Degree in Political Management and her Juris Doctorate Degree with honors.

Ms. Maloney taught legal courses for several years before getting into private practice. She is committed to providing exceptional legal service to all of her clients.
Paula Calimafde
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Paula Calimafde chairs the firm’s Retirement Plans, Employee Benefits and Government Relations practice groups and is also a senior member of the Estate Planning, Tax and Nonprofit groups. She has more than 35 years of experience advising companies and tax-exempt organizations on qualified and non-qualified retirement plans and employee benefits, including non-qualified deferred compensation, welfare benefit and cafeteria plans. She is a nationally recognized leader in the field of creative retirement plan designs for businesses and works closely with management and owners to prepare retirement plans, which suit the particular corporate needs.
Paula’s practice encompasses sophisticated estate planning and advising individuals...
Ryan Scott Spiegel
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business
Stanford Law School
Ryan Spiegel chairs the firm’s Government Contracts practice and is a member of its Litigation, Corporate, and Science & Technology practice groups. His work spans a wide range of industries, includes general business and risk management counseling, and is characterized by outstanding client service, effective case strategy, and creative legal arguments. While he can be a tenacious litigator when necessary and maintains an excellent grasp of procedure, Ryan strives to understand his clients’ interests and goals and seek the best solution for them. He believes that resolving problems and disputes is more important than arguing for its own sake.
In recent...
Wayne Eig
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
George Washington University - Mount Vernon campus
Wayne Eig refers to himself as a business and tax lawyer for individuals and closely held entities, providing advice to clients involved in various business, investment, financial and succession planning activities. Sometimes, his clients are individuals or families, sometimes entities and often a combination of individuals/families and affiliated entities working together. Sometimes, these businesses have great value, sometimes they do not – but all of these clients have needs which require legal attention.
Over the course of his career, Wayne has chaired some of the firm’s major practice groups – Estate & Trust Administration, Estate Planning, Tax, and Corporate. In forty...
Jessica Summers
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Lawyer
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business and Employment
American University Washington College of Law
Jessica Summers is an Associate in the firm’s Employee Benefits, Employment Law, Retirement Plans, Litigation and Government Relations practice groups. Jessica works with companies and organizations on a wide range of matters, including establishing and implementing effective employment policies, drafting employment agreements, maintaining employee benefit plans, addressing corporate planning issues and monitoring and advising clients on legislative and regulatory developments of import to them.
As an all-purpose business attorney with experience across several practice areas, Jessica has a comprehensive understanding of the legal and business needs of her clients and uses a common sense approach to finding solutions. In looking out...
Robert MacLay
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Estate Planning, Health Care and Tax
The Catholic University of America
Robert Maclay is Co-President of the firm, and a member of its Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, Corporate and Tax practice groups, among others. In all areas of his practice, Bob’s clients continually praise him for the personal attention he consistently gives them, touting him as a good listener, responsive to their needs, and capable of managing complex issues.
On the estate planning side of his practice, Bob Maclay works with people who may be facing a very difficult time in their lives and alleviates their personal concerns regarding their children and grandchildren. Whether he is preparing wills, trusts or...
Christopher Wampler
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Kensington, MD Business Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(301) 942-0802 10605 Concord Street
#206
Kensington, MD 20895
Business, Appeals, Bankruptcy and Collections
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Christopher R. Wampler is a graduate of Bridgewater College, Virginia, and the Catholic University School of Law. Chris has been practicing Bankruptcy Law since 1987 in Maryland, DC, & Virginia. In the past, Chris has served as President of the Wheaton Kensington Chamber of Commerce, served as a member of the Prince George's County Judicial Selections Committee, and was involved in the Montgomery County Bar Association Pro Bono Program. Chris has also worked on the Law Foundation of Prince George's County Homeless Project for which he received an award for his service to the community.
Arnold Sherman
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate and Tax
New York University School of Law and Northwestern University School of Law
As a member of the firm’s Tax, Retirement Plans, Employee Benefits, Estate Planning, Estate & Trust Administration, and Corporate practice groups, Arnold Sherman focuses his practice on the areas of tax and business planning, and estate planning and probate administration matters. He has extensive experience in negotiating, structuring and documenting business contracts, tax-deferred exchanges and wealth preservation structures.
Arnie’s knowledge and familiarity with how businesses work make him especially adept at understanding and responding to the needs of his business clients. He is diligent in keeping himself apprised of current tax laws and continually works to provide his clients with the...
Robert Shulman
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Arbitration & Mediation and International
Tulane University School of Law
For 35 years, Robert has specialized in insurance recovery on behalf of policyholders. As Chair of the Insurance Recovery group and a member of the firm’s Litigation practice, Robert litigates complex disputes against insurance companies on behalf of corporations seeking coverage for all manner of claims involving every form of risk and exposure such as those arising out of products, securities, directors & officers, energy, automotive, financial institutions, medical devices and health, among others.
Robert has successfully argued precedent-setting appeals in the second, third, and fourth U.S. Courts of Appeals, as well as the California Court of Appeal, San Francisco...
Mark Rothman
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 50 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, Estate Planning and Tax
Syracuse University, New York University School of Law and Syracuse University College of Law
Mark Rothman is a founding member of the firm and currently serving as senior counsel to the Corporate, Estate Planning, Tax and Estate & Trust Administration practice groups. He practices primarily tax and business law and estate planning, and represents large real estate holding companies and large retail operating companies. He has extensive experience structuring proposed business ventures, such as limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships and Subchapter-S corporations, and also represents clients in conjunction with the sale and acquisition of a business. In addition to his business-related practice, Mark handles sophisticated and complex estate and succession planning matters, particularly...
Dinesh C. Verma
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(240) 456-0000 4550 Montgomery Avenue
Suite 775N
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business, IP, Immigration and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School
Dinesh C. Verma concentrates his practice in commercial litigation and immigration matters. He routinely litigates matters involving restrictive covenants, trade secrets, real estate, construction and other commercial matters. Prior to the firm's establishment in 2000, Mr. Verma served as law clerk to the Hon. Laura D. Millman, Special Master, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and worked for a Washington, DC firm where he handled complex commercial, airline, and banking cases.
Katherine Palumbo
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Bethesda, MD Business Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Business and Real Estate
American University Washington College of Law
Kathy Palumbo is a member of the firm’s Real Estate, Financial Services and Corporate practice groups. Her practice includes a wide range of sophisticated real estate and commercial transactional matters, with emphasis on drafting and negotiating documentation for complex transactions. She has assisted both purchasers and sellers in the acquisition or sale of commercial real estate properties in Maryland and the District of Columbia and has represented lenders and borrowers in conjunction with real estate and asset-based financing, including refinancing, construction loans and construction/permit loans, among other things. Kathy also represents both tenants and landlords in the structuring, documenting and...
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