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Oct 31, 2022

Introducing The Daily Record’s 2022 Business & Employment Law Power List

The 25 people you’ll meet in The Daily Record's 2022 Business & Employment Law Power List are among the finest practitioners in the business and employment law sector in Maryland.

Oct 31, 2022

W. Bryan Rakes

W. Bryan Rakes Partner Venable LLP W. Bryan Rakes takes a collaborative approach to help companies with their corporate legal matters. He is also a key leader in his firm, selected for Venable’s management committee as co-chair of its business division. Also serving as co-chair of Venable’s mergers and acquisitions practice, he helps businesses with […]

Oct 31, 2022

Tom Pilkerton

Tom Pilkerton Partner Corporate, DLA Piper LLP (US) A 2007 graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law, Tom Pilkerton has represented both private and public companies in connection with a variety of business and finance transactions. Those transactions include mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financings, joint ventures, corporate governance, securities and regulatory […]

Oct 31, 2022

Suzzanne W. Decker

Suzzanne W. Decker Principal Miles & Stockbridge Suzzanne W. Decker is on the Miles & Stockbridge Coronavirus Task Force, a cross-disciplinary team deployed to tackle pandemic changes. A key issue for Decker has been tracking the growth of the virtual office, especially when businesses hire virtual employees in other states with different tax and labor […]

Oct 31, 2022

Steven A. Thomas

Steven A. Thomas Managing Director and President Thomas & Libowitz Steven A. Thomas provides key assistance to companies and investment firms through his practice of business law. As co-founder of his firm, he also strategically plans for his own business and manages employees. His practice includes business structuring, venture capital raises, secured and unsecured financings, […]

Oct 31, 2022

Russell Berger

Russell Berger Principal Offit Kurman While working with small and mid-size businesses, Russell Berger aims to become a strategic partner that owners come to when discussing opportunities and challenges. The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law graduate joined Offit Kurman 11 years ago as an associate attorney. Berger was named principal in […]

Oct 31, 2022

Roberto N. Allen

Roberto N. Allen Partner Witherup Allen Law Roberto N. Allen has been a practicing employment lawyer for 25 years. His caseload includes consumer bankruptcy, immigration and general corporate/business law for small businesses. He founded a solo practice, The Law Offices of Roberto N. Allen, in 2009 and served as the managing partner for nearly 13 […]

Oct 31, 2022

Michael C. Hardy

Michael C. Hardy Partner Duane Morris Michael C. Hardy, a partner in Duane Morris’ Corporate Practice Group, said a college internship on Capitol Hill sparked interest in a law career after he saw the connections among law, politics and policy. While earning his law degree from Vanderbilt University, Hardy gained crucial experience in business contract […]

Oct 31, 2022

Meredith “Merry” Campbell

Meredith “Merry” Campbell Chair, Employment and Labor Law Shulman Rogers With a combination of knowledge and practicality, Meredith “Merry” Campbell serves as a business adviser to her local, national and global clients. A graduate of Harvard Law School, she is chair of the employment and labor practice & corporate investigations, governance and risk management at […]

Oct 31, 2022

Melissa Calhoon Jones

Melissa Calhoon Jones Counsel Tydings and Rosenberg As chairwoman of the employment and labor law group at the Baltimore law firm of Tydings and Rosenberg, Melissa Calhoon Jones counsels small and medium-sized companies on labor, employment and immigration matters. A graduate of the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State University, she has more than two decades […]

Oct 31, 2022

Meagan Cooper Borgerson

Meagan Cooper Borgerson Associate Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard LLC With a focus on business and employment law, Meagan Cooper Borgerson is an associate attorney at Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard LLC. Helping individuals as well as businesses, she aides clients as an advisor as well as a litigator on a variety of matters. She also […]

Oct 31, 2022

M. Celeste Bruce

M. Celeste Bruce Partner Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC With more than three decades of experience, M. Celeste Bruce is a partner and co-chair of Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC‘s complex civil and commercial litigation practice. Earning her Juris Doctor from Catholic University’s School of Law, she previously worked for Marcus & Bonsib LLC as a law […]

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