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Alan M. Rifkin Named a Top Rated Lawyer in Litigation by Martindale-Hubbell

September 10, 2015 News

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Alan M. Rifkin, a well-recognized commercial and business attorney who represents many national and international corporations and institutions, has been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell for over three decades of excellence in the practice of law as a Top Rated Lawyer in litigation.

Mr. Rifkin, Founder and Managing Partner of Rifkin Weiner Livingston, LLC (, previously served as Counsel to former Maryland Governor William Donald Schaefer, and currently focuses his practice in the areas of complex civil litigation, business law and transactions, and sports franchise law. Whether in the courtroom or boardroom, Mr. Rifkin has successfully represented and counseled many national and international corporations and institutions, and has negotiated, litigated, or favorably settled many complicated and often public commercial disputes. Mr. Rifkin also serves as primary outside counsel to the Baltimore Orioles Major League Baseball Club and the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network.

Throughout his notable career, Mr. Rifkin has been recognized annually as a top-rated lawyer by Super Lawyers and Legal Leaders Magazine and his firm annually has received top-rated recognition in U.S. News and World Report. In addition, in 2015, Mr. Rifkin was elected as Chairman of SCG Legal (, a worldwide network of leading law firms, which Chambers Magazine rated in 2015 as the top international law firm network.

Mr. Rifkin is a graduate of Loyola College and received his JD from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law. Mr. Rifkin is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and American Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts and the Supreme Court of the United States. In addition to managing the firm, Mr. Rifkin serves on a number of civic and charitable boards, including the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, and previously served on the Board of Trustees of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Loyola University, and Howard County General Hospital.

As the firm’s Managing Partner, Mr. Rifkin has guided Rifkin Weiner Livingston, LLC since its founding in 1989. With offices in Annapolis and Baltimore, Maryland, and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, the firm connects the nation’s capital with Maryland’s commercial centers. The firm is well-regarded for providing practical solutions to complex legal problems in the areas of civil litigation, business transactions, administrative and election law, health care, labor and employment, legislation and government relations, municipal law, real estate, and zoning, state procurement, government contracting, sports and franchise law, and strategic communications.

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