RWL Partners Alan M. Rifkin and Barry L. Gogel to Participate in University of Maryland Carey School of Law 3rd Annual Sports Law Symposium

RWL Partners Alan M. Rifkin and Barry L. Gogel will be participating in the upcoming 3rd Annual Sports Law Symposium presented by the Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Association at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law on March 10, 2020.  Mr. Rifkin will be speaking about his work that resulted in the creation…

RWL Congratulates Partner Eric Bryant for Successfully Managing Campaign of Democratic Nominee to Congress

RWL congratulates its partner and Government Relations Division co-chair Eric Bryant for successfully managing the congressional campaign of former U.S. Representative Kweisi Mfume, who won yesterday’s special election primary to fill the seat vacated by the death of former U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings. Over the course of just 90 days, Eric assembled and worked alongside…

Maryland Procurement Alert: BPW Amendments to I-495/I-270 P3 Program Affect Phasing, Transit, and Schedule

On January 8, 2019, the Maryland Board of Public Works (“BPW”) approved amendments to its prior conditional designation of the I-495/I-270 P3 Program, ensuring regional transit improvements and incorporating recent developments concerning the Capital Beltway Accord Partnership.  In addition, a new Preliminary Solicitation Schedule was announced that anticipates Statements of Qualifications due in April of…

MARILEE L. MILLER, FORMER ASSISTANT ATTORNEY GENERAL AND FEDERAL PROSECUTOR, JOINS RWL

RWL is pleased to announce that Marilee L. Miller, former Assistant Attorney General and federal prosecutor, has joined the Firm as a partner.  Ms. Miller is joining the Firm’s Complex Commercial and Civil Litigation, White-Collar Criminal Investigations and Defense, False Claims Act Litigation, and Sports Franchise and Media Rights Law practices. Most recently, Ms. Miller…

RWL Partner Barry Gogel Discusses Benefits of Early Mediation in Daily Record Article – Part 2

https://thedailyrecord.com/2019/11/13/early-mediation-how-to-maximize-efficiency/ Early mediation: How to maximize efficiency By: Barry Gogel and Jeff Trueman November 13, 2019 The success and efficiency of mediation depends, to large degree, on timing. If it occurs too soon, critical facts may not be found and counsel may not be able to determine the scope of the claim or the risk of exposure.…

RWL Partner Barry Gogel Discusses Benefits of Early Mediation in Daily Record Article

https://thedailyrecord.com/2019/11/07/early-mediation-obstacles-to-efficiency/ Early mediation: Obstacles to efficiency By: Special to The Daily Record Jeff Trueman and Barry Gogel November 7, 2019 How often have you filed or defended a case that you knew ought to be settled out of the gate, but it just does not happen? How often does your case settle after the close of expensive and…

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. The Baltimore Sun first reported this morning the Stronach Group will donate the land where the track sits to the city or another entity…

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 https://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/analysis/schmuck/bs-sp-all-hail-the-new-preakness-deal-20191005-5rhb56sfgzdlhhnvxdhle53l6q-story.html With this new plan, Preakness will likely remain in Baltimore forever; here are some key takeaways from the plan. The deal that has been struck to keep the Preakness in Baltimore in perpetuity still has…

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, Pamela Wood The city of Baltimore and the owners of the historic but dilapidated Pimlico Race Course have come up with a way to keep the prestigious Preakness Stakes at the…

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…

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–AECOM joint venture of lying about being the true employer of workers under multibillion-dollar U.S. Army translation services contracts to move forward, saying most claims had been…