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 M. Rifkin, managing partner of RWL. “We are delighted that Rita is joining the firm and the partnership.”
Rita’s practice areas include mergers, acquisitions, recapitalization, business formation, contract drafting and negotiation, stockholder and member agreements, financing and investment documents, real estate, labor and employment. Rita also has extensive experience in reviewing, drafting and negotiating e-commerce, IT and web-related contracts, such as software development and licensing, SaaS, mobile app development and maintenance, e-commerce aggregation, social media analytics and integration, and commercial and vendor agreements.
Rita previously has been affiliated with Miles & Stockbridge and Fedder & Garten, where she addressed business and intellectual property matters, including trademarks, copyrights and protection of technology. She also has experience working with federal, state and local government contractors on transactional and litigation issues, including drafting, reviewing and advising on proposals; drafting and negotiating subcontractor, teaming and licensing agreements; and handling bid protests at the U.S. Government Accountability Office and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
“I am very pleased to join RWL and look forward to assisting RWL’s clients with their corporate and transactional needs,” said Rita Piel.
Rita will be located in the firm’s Baltimore office. She can be reached at (410) 769-8080 and [email protected]
RWL is a full-service law firm with offices located in Annapolis, Baltimore and Bethesda, Maryland. RWL is also a member of SCG Legal, a global network of law firms.