Rita J. Piel, Experienced Corporate and Transactional Attorney, Joins RWL

RWL is pleased to announce that Rita Piel has joined the firm as a partner. Rita is joining the firm’s Business and Commercial Transactions and Sports Franchise and Media Rights Law groups. “Rita is a very accomplished corporate and transactional attorney and will be a great asset to the firm and our clients,” said Alan…

Obie Chinemere, Former Regional Director for US Senator Chris Van Hollen, Joins RWL

OBIE CHINEMERE JOINS RIFKIN WEINER LIVINGSTON LLC Regional Director for United States Senator Chris Van Hollen and Former Campaign Manager for Maryland State Senator Cory McCray Adds to RWL’s Government Relations Division Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL) is pleased to announce the addition of Obie Chinemere to our Annapolis office.  Prior to joining RWL, Obie most…

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan Announces the Maryland Strong Economic Recovery Initiative

Today, Governor Larry Hogan announced $250 million in new funds for economic relief in Maryland.  The Economic Recovery Initiative includes funds for small business relief, layoff aversion, PPE and other purposes.  The Initiative will be funded by the rainy-day fund and will create new relief programs and expand certain current relief measures. The Economic Recovery…

RWL Managing Partner Alan M. Rifkin Honored as The Daily Record 2020 Icon Honors Award Winner

RWL managing partner Alan M. Rifkin has been honored by The Daily Record as one of its 2020 Icon Honors award winners.  This prestigious award recognizes leaders across Maryland for their notable success and demonstration of strong leadership.  Alan joins 25 Maryland leaders in this year’s Icon Honors list.  RWL partner Arnold M. Weiner received…

Baltimore Sun Editorial Board Believes “Maryland racing is still a good bet”

Maryland racing is still a good bet | COMMENTARY By BALTIMORE SUN EDITORIAL BOARD BALTIMORE SUN | OCT 04, 2020 AT 5:07 AM There were no hot air balloons floating in the sky. No hotels and restaurants packed with out-of-towners. No Inner Harbor fireworks finale or even a “Pee Wee Preakness” with youngsters on bouncy balls in Patterson Park.…

RWL Partner Steve Kuperberg Interviewed Regarding 340B Federal Drug Pricing Program

RWL partner Steve Kuperberg was recently interviewed by Ted Slafsky, former executive director of the trade association 340B Health and current publisher of 340B Report.  In addition to publishing 340B Report, Mr. Slafsky  is a monthly contributor to a blog hosted by Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG), a third-party administrator that provides consulting and software solutions…

Former Federal Prosecutor and Experienced Trial Attorney, Stephen Kuperberg, Joins RWL

STEPHEN KUPERBERG, FORMER STATE AND FEDERAL PROSECUTOR AND EXPERIENCED TRIAL LAWYER, JOINS RWL RWL is pleased to announce that Stephen Kuperberg has joined the firm as a partner.  Steve will join the firm’s Complex Civil Litigation Group. Steve has extensive experience investigating, prosecuting, and defending complex financial and healthcare fraud matters, pharmaceutical and medical device…

Maryland Governor Announces Stage 3 Reopening Effective September 4th

MARYLAND GOVERNOR LARRY HOGAN ANNOUNCES STAGE 3 REOPENING EFFECTIVE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH AT 5:00 PM Today, Governor Larry Hogan announced the Stage 3 reopening of all businesses effective this Friday at 5:00 pm.  As with prior announcements, local jurisdictions may opt out of these reopenings and continue closures or impose stricter requirements.  Similar to Phase 2,…

RWL Partner Chuck Fax Co-Author of Fourth Edition of “Discovery Problems and Their Solutions”

RWL congratulates our colleague and partner, Chuck Fax, on the ABA publication of the Fourth Edition of “Discovery Problems and Their Solutions”.                     Hot off the presses!  The American Bar Association has just published the fourth edition of Discovery Problems and Their Solutions, a highly regarded…

RWL Attorneys Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for 2021

RWL is proud to announce that a number of our attorneys have again been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for its 2021 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) Barry L. Gogel (Commercial Litigation, Professional Malpractice Law…

Maryland Governor Announces Expanded Mask Order, Travel Advisory and Freeze of Further Re-Openings

Today, Governor Larry Hogan announced an expanded mask order effective Friday, July 31, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Masks must be worn in all indoor public settings (subject to certain exceptions) and in outdoor settings where physical distancing cannot be maintained.  Read the Governor’s Executive Order here:  Gatherings-10th-amended-7-29-20. Governor Hogan said the State will not move…

RWL Announces New Firm Leadership

JR Reith Appointed RWL Chief Operating Officer, Camille Fesche and Brad Rifkin to Co-Chair Government Relations Division Eric Bryant Appointed Chief of Staff to U.S. Congressman Kweise Mfume ANNAPOLIS, MD – Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), a premier legal and government relations firm based in Annapolis, Baltimore and Bethesda, today announced John (JR) Reith has…