The Daily Record welcomes letters to the editor and opinion columns on public policy issues that affect Maryland businesses and the legal community. Letters to the editor should be 300 words or less. Columns can be up to 800 words. All are subject to editing for length or clarity. Submissions must include the writer’s name, address and a daytime phone number for confirmation. They can be sent to Editor Thomas Baden Jr. at tbaden@thedailyrecord.com.

Facebook and its obligations


These days, we spend a lot of time online — probably more than we should. And for most of us, especially during the pandemic, a good percentage of our after-work downtime occurs on social networks. We share (and sometimes overshare) ...

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Commercial tenants should pay attention to SNDAs


When commercial landlords borrow against their real estate, their mortgage lender will typically require signed Subordination, Non-Disturbance and Attornment Agreements from current and future tenants. Commercial tenants should resist the temptation to treat SNDAs as “mere forms” and instead carefully ...

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Mediation can help create an equitable workplace


Traditionally, when analyzing risk management and its role within HR, areas of consideration generally include hiring practices, new employee onboarding, employee exit policies, employee management, and occupational health and safety. Analyzing these areas through the lens of diversity, equity and ...

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