Apr 27, 2022

Maryland board OKs additional $83K to exoneree in 1984 killing

Maryland has agreed to pay the first death row inmate exonerated post-conviction by DNA an additional $83,000.

Walter Lomax
Oct 30, 2019

Md. board approves $9M in compensation for exonerees

The Board of Public Works voted unanimously Wednesday to approve more than $9 million in compensation for five men who were wrongfully incarcerated. Comptroller Peter Franchot, who sits on the board along with Gov. Larry Hogan and Treasurer Nancy Kopp, released a statement announcing the approval, expressing his appreciation to board staff for “hard work […]

Jul 25, 2018

Randi Lewis: Top 5 reasons why partners change firms

We want to be paid fairly for our efforts. But partners are looking for much more than compensation comparisons.

Nov 30, 2017

Study: It pays to be general counsel

But it pays more to be a male general counsel, according to a recent report.

Tony Dorsett
Jul 7, 2014

Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

A federal judge on Monday granted preliminary approval to a landmark deal that would compensate thousands of former NFL players for concussion-related claims.

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Jun 5, 2014

Jury awards $750K to passenger in crash

A Harford County jury has awarded almost $750,000 to a former Ellicott City resident who was injured when the car she was riding in was sideswiped by a dump truck carrying 22 tons of concrete.

May 29, 2014

Woman awarded $750K in assault by ex

A Howard County jury has awarded nearly $750,000 to a woman who was sexually assaulted and beaten by her ex-boyfriend at her Marriottsville home in August 2012.

May 28, 2014

Guard who lost leg awarded $5.2M, gets $1.5M

A Baltimore jury awarded a security guard more than $5.2 million after a misdiagnosis of a leg injury led to an amputation days later.

Oct 7, 2013

At least 26,000 file for unemployment in DC, Md.

WASHINGTON — Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week. D.C. Department of Employment Services spokeswoman Najla Haywood says the claims filed by Monday represent a major increase. Under the district’s recent unemployment rate, the agency […]

Sep 11, 2013

In-House Interrogatory

Does the gender gap in in-house counsel compensation surprise you?

Aug 21, 2013

In-House Interrogatory

Do compensation findings from a recent survey hold up?

Aug 16, 2013

Top court cuts $4M from ex-CareFirst executive’s golden parachute

A former CareFirst executive lost a $4 million battle on Friday when Maryland’s top court unanimously held that he was entitled to just $2.7 million of the $6.7 million termination package his employment contract had provided.

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