In commercial litigation, a primary role of a financial expert is to compute economic damages that may have been suffered by a party. In order to quantify economic damages, experts are commonly asked to calculate lost profits and/or lost business ...Read More »
It can be humbling to watch one’s own opinions change. Eight years ago, in this space, I posited that leakers are a necessary corrective to governmental abuse of secrecy, supplementing the functions of the press in our constitutional scheme. At ...Read More »
Legislation that would have established statewide standards in Maryland to streamline the permitting and installation of new high-tech equipment so Internet and wireless cell phone providers can offer a faster, more reliable service known as 5G has once again been ...
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The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland recently held that the lien position of the assessments under the declaration that encumbers the land in Columbia, Maryland (the “Declaration”) was subordinate to that of a deed of trust ...
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Every organization needs to have a few well-written items for use in consistent brand messaging as part of its tool box to achieve strategic goals. These typically include a mission statement, an organizational “elevator speech,” a theme line (or tagline) ...Read More »
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created Internal Revenue Code Section 199A, which allows for an income tax deduction generally equal to 20% of a taxpayer’s share of income from a pass-through entity (a sole proprietorship, an S ...Read More »
A small but important drama escaped notice because of the hubbub surrounding Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh’s “Healthy Holly” book deals. Two days after the deals first made the news, newly appointed Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison traveled to Annapolis in ...Read More »