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Joyce Smithey receives Centers of Influence award from Smart CEO

“When someone meets a good attorney for the first time, that person should feel like a weight has been lifted from her shoulders,” says Joyce E. Smithey. “She should feel informed and empowered to know what can be done. I strive to leave all my clients with that sense of knowledge and empowerment.” Smithey’s dedication to her clients inspired one to write a poem about her: “She was a grand lady of the bar, Who achieved a great reputation from afa...

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Joyce Smithey honored by SmartCEO as one of its 2016 Centers of Influence Awardees

joyce-smitheyJoyce E. Smithey was recently honored by SmartCEO as one of its 2016 Centers of Influence Awardees.  SmartCEO’s Centers of Influence Awards program honors the leadership, innovation, impact and success of the region’s most enterprising accountants, attorneys and bankers....

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Baltimore Sun Profiles Alan Rifkin in “Five Minutes with” Article

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Michael Johansen Honored by Government Relations Peers at MGRA

Annapolis – The Maryland Government Relations Association (MGRA) recently honored three government affairs professionals at its inaugural conference and dinner. MGRA is the statewide organization for government affairs professionals who lobby and advocate in front of elected and appointed officials in Maryland. “MGRA is delighted to recognize these three outstanding leaders for their contributions to their profession, community, and public policy...

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Rifkin Weiner Livingston Co-Lead Counsel in Landmark Settlement of Dishwasher Class Action Suit

Settlement Valued at up to $100 Million for Millions of U.S. Consumers BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14, 2016  - Prominent Maryland law firm Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), co-lead counsel, joined other firms in reaching a settlement of a landmark class action suit involving Whirlpool-manufactured dishwashers, approved by the Los Angeles federal court on October 11, 2016.  The settlement could affect ...

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Eric Bryant named The BBJ’s Tech 10

The BBJ’s Tech 10: Eric Bryant Jun 10, 2016, 6:00am EDT Rebecca Logan Contributor Eric Bryant is a partner at the law firm Rifkin, Weiner, Livingston LLC. Age: 45 Education: Bachelor’s from Duke University; law degree from University of Maryland, College Park Why he got involved in technology: “That’s where we have the most challenges. That’s where we have the most...

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The Baltimore Business Journal’s Tech 10 Features Eric Bryant

With technological innovations comes a need for a legal framework. Eric Bryant is right in the middle of establishing that. A partner at the law firm Rifkin, Weiner, Livingston LLC, Bryant says he spends about 40 to 45 percent of his time on tech-related issues.

“I enjoy ...

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