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Law movers – 7/25/11: Saltzman leads Learning board

Brian A. Goldman, of Goldman and Goldman, P.A., recently was elected president of Jewish Community Services in Baltimore. Goldman has served on the Board of Jewish Community Services and Jewish Family Services for over 30 years, holding many positions. He received the Distinguished Leadership Award for 2007 from the Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies.

Chambers USA recently recognized 15 lawyers in the Baltimore office of DLA Piper: Jason C. Harmon, Jay Smith, Michael Stein and Wm. David Chalk, corporate/M&A; Linda Marotta Thomas and Mark Muedeking, employee benefits & executive compensation; Russell H. Gardner, labor & employment; Richard M. Kremen, litigation: bankruptcy; Brett Ingerman, Charles P. Scheeler, Neil Dilloff and Robert J. Mathias, litigation: general commercial; and Guy E. Flynn, John Machen and Richard E. Levine, real estate.

Four partners in the Baltimore office of Saul Ewing have been honored as “Top Women Lawyers in the Northeast” in the July/August issue of Arrive magazine: Harriet Cooperman, labor and employment; Sherry H. Flax, intellectual property; Laura L. Katz, health care; and Eileen O’Brien, estates.

Jerald B. Lurie, a member of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, of Baltimore, recently was installed as executive vice president, planning for Temple Oheb Shalom. He previously has served as the Baltimore temple’s development vice president and executive vice president for operations; he continues to be its legal counsel. Lurie concentrates his practice in the areas of business, real estate, employment, intellectual property, health care and tax law. He joined ARD&H in 1982 and is chair of its business section. Lurie is also president of The Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society, Baltimore Chapter; co-chair of the Maryland State Bar Association program committee; and grants committee chairman of the Maryland Bar Foundation. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland and the University of Maryland School of Law.

Saul Ewing LLP has earned Gold Standard Certification from the Women in Law Empowerment Forum. The designation is given to law firms that prove — through statistics — that they have integrated women into their highest leadership positions. Saul Ewing has 240 lawyers in 10 offices in Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York and the District of Columbia.

Saltzman leads Learning board

Oren D. Saltzman, of Adelberg, Rudow, Dorf & Hendler, of Baltimore, recently began a two-year term as board chairperson of Learning Inc., a nonprofit whose mission is “to re-engage Baltimore City at-risk adolescents in the process of education and to provide them with academic and life skills so that they may grow into caring and responsible adults with economic opportunity.” Saltzman concentrates his practice in business, commercial, transactional and corporate law, banking, civil litigation, estate planning and administration, and taxation. He works primarily in Howard County, where he has been practicing for 20 years. Saltzman also serves on the board of directors of the Colleen and Erin Marlatt Scholarship Fund. He is past president of Temple Emanuel of Baltimore and a past chair of the board of directors for the Howard County Division of the American Heart Association.

Oren D. Saltzman

Education: B.A., Loyola College; J.D., University of Baltimore; LLM, University of Baltimore.

Resides in: Owings Mills, Md.

Daily commute: Howard County office — 30 minutes; Baltimore office — 35 minutes.

Most recent vacation: Aruba in January.

Hobbies: Working with nonprofits like Learning Inc. trying to save the world or at least just a few people who need help.

Favorite books: All of Gore Vidal’s books.

Recently read: “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho.

Favorite food: Anything sweet.

Favorite quotation: “If I am not for myself, who will be for me? And when I am for myself, what am ‘I’? And if not now, when?” — Hillel