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December 14, 2012

Nine Paley Rothman Attorneys Earn “Maryland Super Lawyers” Honors

BETHESDA, MD — Paley Rothman, one of the Washington area’s leading suburban law firms for the past 40 years, has announced that nine of its attorneys were selected 2013 Maryland Super Lawyers.

“Super Lawyers” is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. According to the publisher, the “Maryland Super Lawyers” list is comprised of only 5% of the licensed, active attorneys in the state and is created in part through a statewide survey of lawyers that solicits nominations based on professional achievement.

The Paley Rothman lawyers selected “Super Lawyers” include:

• Paula Calimafde, of Potomac, Md., who chairs the firm’s Retirement Plans and Employee Benefits practice groups, was named in the Employee Benefits/ERISA category

Glenn Cooper, of Potomac, Md., the manager and a senior member of Paley Rothman’s Family LawAppellate Practice and Litigation practice groups, was selected in Family Law

Hope Eastman, of Kensington, Md., chair of the firm’s Employment Law practice group (Employment Litigation/Defense)

Jeffrey Kolender, of Rockville, Md., who chairs Paley Rothman’s Estate Planning and Estate & Trust Administration groups (Estate Planning & Probate)

Roy Niedermayer, of Bethesda, Md., a member of Paley Rothman’s Litigation and Appellate practice groups (Business Litigation)

Linda Schwartz, of Rockville, Md., who chairs the Professional Ethics & Discipline practice group, and is a member of the Real EstateEstate Planning and Estate & Trust Administration groups (Real Estate)

Howard Soypher, of New Market, Md., a member of Paley Rothman’s Family Law and Litigation groups (Family Law)

Two of the firm’s lawyers were recognized in the “Maryland Rising Stars” category: 

Bibi Berry (former Principal), of Gaithersburg, Md., previously a member of the Family Law group (Family Law)

Tracey Coates, of Northern Virginia, who belongs to the Family Law and Litigation groups (Family Law)

Paley Rothman, founded in 1972, has grown to a firm of more than 30 lawyers that provides legal counsel to corporate and individual clients in a wide range of practice areas. It maintains a business-orientation and handles tax, real estate, employment law, estate planning, litigation and a variety of other matters for businesses and professionals in Montgomery County and throughout the Washington metropolitan area.

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Kristin Brunett
Paley Rothman
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