Barry Gogel Voted University of Maryland School of Law’s Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year

RWL partner Barry Gogel was voted the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year by its student body. On April 4, 2017, the School of Law’s Student Bar Association hosted its annual election for best faculty member, adjunct faculty member, staff and student organization for the 2016-2017…

Chuck Fax Invited to Speak at 2017 Annual Conference of Lawyers for Civil Justice

RWL partner Chuck Fax has been invited be speak at the annual conference of the Lawyers for Civil Justice, which is being held in Washington, D.C. on May 4 and 5, 2017.  The panel is titled “The Future of Discovery” and Fax will be joined by Vanderbilt University law professor Brian Fitzpatrick.  They will be…

Managing Partner Alan Rifkin’s Comments on the 25th Anniversary of Camden Yards, the Iconic Ballpark that Changed Baseball

http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-camden-yards-impact-20170331-story.html Impact of Camden Yards is debated as it turns 25 Jeff Barker, The Baltimore Sun April 1, 2017 Before Mayor Kurt Schmoke walked through the cast-iron gates into Oriole Park at Camden Yards for the stadium’s inaugural game in 1992, he said the new ballpark would “help fulfill our dreams not only on the…

Alan M. Rifkin Chairs Panel On Sports Law and Evolving Legal Issues at International Law Conference

BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON ATTORNEY ALAN M. RIFKIN CHAIRS PANEL ON SPORTS LAW AND EVOLVING LEGAL ISSUES AT INTERNATIONAL LAW CONFERENCE Attorneys from around the world gathered at SCG Legal’s 2016 Annual Meeting BALTIMORE, Md., September 28, 2016 – Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), announced today that managing partner, Alan M. Rifkin, led a panel session on Evolving Legal…

Michael Berman Co-Authors ESI Article in MSBA’s Maryland Litigator

Michael Berman is a co-author of the article, New ESI Principles in the District of Maryland, which is featured in the January edition of MSBA’s Maryland Litigator newsletter.  The article can be accessed through the below link: http://www.msba.org/uploadedFiles/MSBA/Member_Groups/Sections/Litigation/LitigationJANUARY2017.pdf

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…

Baltimore Citybizlist Interview with Arnold Weiner – Part II

Interview by Edwin Warfield at citybizlist Original article

Baltimore Citybizlist Interview with Arnold Weiner – Part I

Interview by Edwin Warfield at citybizlist Original Article

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

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. These professionals represent the best and brightest in the region and have demonstrated an unrivaled commitment…

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

Five Minutes with Alan Rifkin, sports franchise and business lawyer October 21, 2016 Jeff Barker, The Baltimore Sun http://www.baltimoresun.com/business/bs-bz-five-minutes-rifkin-20161021-story.html

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…

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,…