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RWL Partner Alan Rifkin Interviewed and Quoted by WBAL-AM

https://www.wbal.com/article/413778/21/young-deal-to-keep-preakness-in-baltimore-historic

WBAL.com

Young: Deal To Keep Preakness In Baltimore "Historic"

10/5/19 There is a tentative deal between Baltimore City and the owners of Pimlico Race Course to keep the Preakness in Baltimore. Read More

Baltimore Sun – Schmuck: All hail the deal that just might keep the Preakness in Baltimore forever

Baltimore Sun

Schmuck: All hail the deal that just might keep the Preakness in Baltimore forever

Peter Schmuck, 10/5/19 Read More

RWL Negotiates Historic Preakness, Pimlico and Laurel Park Deal

https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-preakness-pimlico-20191005-6bn5tr3dinfezjmwltujaszgze-story.html

Baltimore Sun, 10/5/19

’Historic’ deal aims to keep Preakness in Baltimore; track owner, city reach agreement after 4 months of talks Jeff Barker, Pam...

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STUART CHERRY, FORMER DEPUTY LEGAL COUNSEL TO MARYLAND GOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN, JOINS RWL

RWL is pleased to announce that Stuart Cherry, former Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Larry Hogan, has joined the Firm as a partner.  Mr. Cherry is joining the Firm’s Complex and Civil Litigation, Administrative and Regulatory Compliance, and State Contracting and Procurement practice groups. Mr. Cherry served as Deputy Legal Counsel to Maryland Governor Larry Hogan from 2017 – 2019.  In that capacity, he advised the Governor and members of h...

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RWL Partners Chuck Fax and Liesel Schopler in the News – False Claims Act Case to Move Forward

https://www.law360.com/governmentcontracts/articles/1195810

Translators Can Move Forward With Army Deal FCA Suit

By Daniel Wilson Law360 (September 6, 2019, 9:34 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge has allowed a False Claims Act case accusing a DynCorp- Read More

RWL Assists Ripken Baseball to Bring The Ripken Experience to Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex

RWL is pleased to have assisted Ripken Baseball to bring this exciting relationship to fruition. https://www.ripkenbaseball.com/news_article/show/1043006 The Ripken Experience at Walt Disney World Resort to Bring Premier Youth Tournaments to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in 2020 By Ripken Baseball, 08/20/19, 1:00PM EDT LAKE BUENA VISTA,...

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RWL Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2020

RWL is proud to announce that a number of our attorneys have again been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for its 2020 edition, including:

  • Alan M. Rifkin (Sports Law)
  • Arnold M. Weiner (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs)
  • Aron U. Raskas (Commercial Litigation)
  • Barry L. Gogel (Professional M...

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Maryland Procurement Alert: MSBCA Holds That a Prospective Offeror was Properly Excluded from Competition Because it Assisted in Drafting the RFP

BEWARE: if you “assist” the State in drafting the Solicitation, you may be disqualified from competing for the contract. Trouble is, what deeds constitute “assistance” are unknown and hardly knowable until after the deeds are done. In MGT Consulting Group, LLC, MSBCA No. 3108, the MSBCA addressed as a matter of first impression whethe...

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