Practice Areas

Representative Matters: Litigation: Business

  • Representation of stockholders, officers and directors, or partners and limited liability company members in closely held ventures involving cases of intra-entity disputes over allocation of distributions, tax liabilities, dissolution, misappropriation of business opportunities and interference with contracts or prospective business advantages ranging from $50,000-$20 million.
  • Land use disputes involving ground leases, options to rent/purchase, and development rights and interference with development rights in urban redevelopment areas.
  • Lease disputes representing hotel franchise owner/operator in dispute with national chain restaurant as subtenant within hotel space over lease renewal and lease term compliance.
  • Representation of owners, and general and sub-contractors in construction contract disputes including mechanic’s liens and delay damages, including representation of major mechanical subcontractor in $10 million dispute with general contractor in construction of the Embassy of Greece.

News

January 2, 2018

3 Paley Rothman Attorneys Named to “Best Lawyers” List by Washingtonian

Glenn Cooper, Deborah Cohn, and Michelle Chapin were all selected to Washingtonian's "Best Lawyers" list for 2017.

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Blog

Maryland’s New Sick and Safe Leave Law Goes Into Effect February 11

Effective February 11, 2018 – Maryland employers must provide employees with sick and safe leave in compliance with Maryland’s new Healthy Working Families Act.

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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;...

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