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Prominent lawyer fights claims he violated ethics rules in seeking $25M fee

03.12.09 TOWSON, MD.  Attorney Stephen L. Snyder speaks to the media after the winning verdict is given in his case against Exxon. Photo by Rich Dennison/The Daily Record

Did a well-known malpractice lawyer commit a potentially disbarrable offense in seeking – perhaps with the threat of a damaging public disclosure – a $25 million consulting gig with the University of Maryland Medical System while representing a woman whose ...

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Md. court weighs state’s liability when defending employees, immunizing itself

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ANNAPOLIS – Maryland must be held liable for the full damages awarded when it defends a sued state employee who is later found liable for gross negligence on the job, a plaintiffs’ lawyer told Maryland’s top court Tuesday in seeking ...

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