We provide a wide range of legal counsel and representation.

The increasingly sophisticated needs of our clients often require the legal advice of attorneys in many practice areas. Our attorneys are sufficiently skilled—and equally versatile—to allow us to assemble a team whose members offer just the right combination of knowledge and experience to handle every aspect of the most complex legal matters.

Each of these practice areas maintains a similar standard for providing legal advice that is as sound as it is supportive. Whether they’re handling a real estate transaction, negotiating the sale or purchase of a business, creating and implementing a multifaceted estate plan or litigating a case in federal or state courts, our attorneys bring the resources—and the responsiveness—that deliver practical and cost-effective solutions.

Practice Areas

We provide a wide range of legal counsel and representation.

The increasingly sophisticated needs of our clients often require the legal advice of attorneys in many practice areas. Our attorneys are sufficiently skilled—and equally versatile—to allow us to assemble a team whose members offer just the right combination of knowledge and experience to handle every aspect of the most complex legal matters.

Each of these practice areas maintains a similar standard for providing legal advice that is as sound as it is supportive. Whether they’re handling a real estate transaction, negotiating the sale or purchase of a business, creating and implementing a multifaceted estate plan or litigating a case in federal or state courts, our attorneys bring the resources—and the responsiveness—that deliver practical and cost-effective solutions.

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Business Practices

We represent individual entrepreneurs, small businesses and large corporations, in Maryland, DC and Virginia, as well as businesses across the country. We are capable of representing your legal and business interests no matter the scope.

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Individual Practices

We represent individuals and business professionals with their personal legal matters. Whether you need counsel on your estate plan, a real estate transaction or any other concern that may arise, our attorneys bring the resources and responsiveness that deliver practical and cost-effective solutions.

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News

November 10, 2016

Jim Hammerschmidt Provides Commentary in Law360 Article on the Effects of a Trump Presidency

Jim Hammerschmidt provides commentary in Law360 article, “BigLaw Reacts To Donald Trump's Election To The White House” (November 9, 2016).

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Blog

Is It Possible Someone Filed For My Tax Refund? I’m Worried About Tax-Related Identity Theft

What happens if you are the victim of tax refund identity theft?

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Awards

For the fifth year in a row, Paley Rothman earned national and local honors in US News-Best Lawyers 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that 14 lawyers have been named to the 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America. We would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to this year’s list...

Paula Calimafde and Debbie Cohn were elected Fellows of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a nonprofit association of lawyers and law professors skilled and experienced in the preparation of wills and trusts; estate planning; and probate procedure and administration of trusts and estates of decedents, minors and incompetents. Lawyers and law professors are elected to be Fellows based on their outstanding reputation, exceptional skill, and substantial contributions to the field by lecturing, writing, teaching and participating in bar activities.

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