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Maryland Daily Record Honors RWL Partner Arnold Weiner

Arnold Weiner

Partner Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC

Arnold Weiner has stood up in court for the Orioles, former governor Marvin Mandel and for bankrupt national retailer Merry-Go-Round. “Arnold Weiner has not only been one of the most outstanding lawyers that the state of Maryland has ever seen, he has been a leader in law firms since leaving the U.S. Attorney General’s Office in the early 1960s,” says Barry L. Gogel, partn...

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RWL Attorneys Recognized in 2018 Edition of Best Lawyers

Arnold Weiner (Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation, Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiff, Criminal Defense: White-Collar), Aron U. Raskas (Commercial Litigation), Ty Kelly (Criminal Defense: White-Collar), and Barry Gogel (Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiff) have been recognized by Best Lawyers for its 2018 edition....

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Arnold Weiner Named a Maryland Daily Record Icon Honors Recipient

Arnold Weiner has been selected by the Maryland Daily Record as one of its inaugural Icon Honors recipients.  Established this year, the Daily Record’s Icon Honors recognizes Maryland business leaders over the age of 60 for their notable success, demonstration of strong leadership within and outside their chosen fields, and difference they have made in the community.  To be eligible for Icon Honors, honorees must have a long-standing commitment t...

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New York Times Coverage of RWL Win for Women Lacrosse Players, Who May Now Pursue Claims for Compensation from the NCAA for Concussion Injuries

As Concussion Worries Rise, Girls’ Lacrosse Turns to Headgear By BILL PENNINGTON, NOV. 23, 2017 The debate over whether headgear should be mandatory in girls’ lacrosse has been contentious for decades, fueled by fears that such equipment would turn their temperate game into a rugged version of hard-hitting boys’ lacrosse, where helmets have been required for years. ...

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ESPN Coverage of RWL’s Landmark Efforts to Protect Women Lacrosse Players from Concussions and Serious Head Injuries

Legal ruling adds intrigue to NCAA concussion settlement

Nov 23, 2017 Peter Keating, ESPN Senior Writer A little-noticed but unprecedented court ruling could rip the lid off the NCAA's concussion settlement by putting a fundamental question back on the legal table: Does the organization that covers collegiate sports have a duty to care for its athletes? Until now, courts have essentially said no and held schools, rather than th...

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RWL and Biran Kelly in the News

Rifkin Weiner Livingston acquiring Biran Kelly By: Anamika Roy Daily Record Legal Affairs Writer November 1, 2017 In an effort to expand its litigation practice, Annapolis-based Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC is acquiring Baltimore-based Biran Kelly LLC effective Jan. 2. Principals Jonathan Biran and Ty Kelly and associate Alison Schurick will be based out of RWL’s...

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Biran Kelly LLC Joins RWL Litigation Group

 LAW OFFICES OF BIRAN KELLY LLC TO JOIN AND COMBINE WITH RIFKIN WEINER LIVINGSTON LLC Effective January 2, 2018, Well-Respected Former Assistant U.S. Attorneys Jonathan Biran and Ty Kelly to Join RWL Litigation Group  ANNAPOLIS, MD (November 1, 2017) – Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), an Annapolis-based law firm with offices in Baltimore, Bethe...

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New York Supreme Court Sustains Woman Lacrosse Player’s Personal Injury Claim Brought By RWL Against NCAA

NCAA Rule Prohibiting Protective Helmets Exposed Student-Athlete to Risks That Were “Unreasonably Increased” Court allows personal injury claim by lacrosse player who sustained multiple concussions BALTIMORE, MD, September 14, 2017 - A New York court has held that a former Hofstra University lacrosse player from Annapolis, Maryland, Samantha Greiber, may proceed with a claim for negligence against the NCAA because ...

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RWL Seeks Equal Protection For Women Lacrosse Players In NCAA Concussion Class Action


Court filing urges helmet requirements to protect women lacrosse players

BALTIMORE, MD, August 29, 2017 - A former National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) women's lacrosse player has filed an Objection to a proposed settlement of NC...

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