Former U.S. Attorney General Benjamin R. Civiletti, who became one of the nation's most expensive private attorneys as chair of Baltimore-based Venable, has died.
Vignarajah and Scott receive most campaign contributions from lawyers
Venable LLP has selected Stacie Tobin to serve as the new partner-in-charge of its Baltimore office, the firm announced Monday. Tobin, who has spent seven years at Venable as a commercial litigation attorney, has practiced locally since 1992, when she graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. She is originally […]
A New York City-based intellectual property firm will join Venable LLP, creating one of the largest IP groups in the country, Venable announced Tuesday.
When Nan Zhang decided to grow her company out of her alma mater, Johns Hopkins University, she knew to handle the science but not the business side. Zhang is the CEO and founder of Vision Interchange, an online trading platform that lets people trade-in designer eyeglass frames. The site had a beta launch in November […]
Six teams are vying to become an independent monitor over police reforms in Baltimore. The Baltimore Sun reports that the six teams were chosen as finalists from a list of more than two dozen applicants for the job. The team selected will oversee the implementation of reforms mandated under the agreement between the city and U.S. Department […]
An attorney for indigent people said Maryland’s top court should immediately implement its landmark decision that they have a right to counsel at initial bail hearings, while a lawyer for the state urged a delay at least until the start of the fiscal year on July1.
It all came down to two teams Thursday night. The game? Bocce. The venue? A 10th-floor, rooftop terrace near the Inner Harbor. The players? Attorneys and law firm staff.
Mitchell Y. Mirviss, a prominent appellate attorney and a pro bono advocate whose cases have set new standards in state and federal courts — including the U.S. Supreme Court — will take on a new challenge on Jan. 1 when he becomes partner-in-charge of Venable LLP’s Rockville office.
One lawyer says to be sure a 'proffered proffered partnership position is indeed a prize, not a trap.'
Both sides in a closely watched lawsuit over alleged pollution of a Chesapeake Bay tributary by a Berlin-based farmer and Perdue Farms Inc. have wrapped up their cases in U.S. District Court in Baltimore — but the verdict will not be in for more than a month.
Several local lawyers are receiving high honors these days.