“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...Read More
Joyce 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....Read More
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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...Read More
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 ...Read More
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...Read More
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 ...Read More