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Alan M. Rifkin Chairs Panel On Sports Law and Evolving Legal Issues at International Law Conference

BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON ATTORNEY ALAN M. RIFKIN CHAIRS PANEL ON SPORTS LAW AND EVOLVING LEGAL ISSUES AT INTERNATIONAL LAW CONFERENCE Attorneys from around the world gathered at SCG Legal’s 2016 Annual Meeting BALTIMORE, Md., September 28, 2016 - Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), announced today that managing partner, Alan M. Rifkin, led a panel session on Evolving Legal Issues in Sports Law at the worldwide network, SCG Legal, at its 2016 An...

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Michael Berman Co-Authors ESI Article in MSBA’s Maryland Litigator

Michael Berman is a co-author of the article, New ESI Principles in the District of Marylandwhich is featured in the January edition of MSBA’s Maryland Litigator newsletter.  The article can be accessed through the below link: Read More

Joyce Smithey receives Centers of Influence award from Smart CEO

“When someone meets a good attorney for the first time, that person should feel like a weight has been lifted from her shoulders,” says Joyce E. Smithey. “She should feel informed and empowered to know what can be done. I strive to leave all my clients with that sense of knowledge and empowerment.” Smithey’s dedication to her clients inspired one to write a poem about her: “She was a grand lady of the bar, Who achieved a great reputation from afa...

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Joyce Smithey honored by SmartCEO as one of its 2016 Centers of Influence Awardees

joyce-smitheyJoyce E. Smithey was recently honored by SmartCEO as one of its 2016 Centers of Influence Awardees.  SmartCEO’s Centers of Influence Awards program honors the leadership, innovation, impact and success of the region’s most enterprising accountants, attorneys and bankers....

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Baltimore Sun Profiles Alan Rifkin in “Five Minutes with” Article

Five Minutes with Alan Rifkin, sports franchise and business lawyer Read More

Alan M. Rifkin Featured in The Baltimore Sun

He's not a professional athlete, but Alan Rifkin is a player of sorts in Baltimore sports history. The sports franchise and business lawyer — and primary outside counsel to the Orioles since 1994 — was instrumental in the approval and funding of  Read More

Michael Johansen Honored by Government Relations Peers at MGRA

Annapolis – The Maryland Government Relations Association (MGRA) recently honored three government affairs professionals at its inaugural conference and dinner. MGRA is the statewide organization for government affairs professionals who lobby and advocate in front of elected and appointed officials in Maryland. “MGRA is delighted to recognize these three outstanding leaders for their contributions to their profession, community, and public policy...

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Rifkin Weiner Livingston Co-Lead Counsel in Landmark Settlement of Dishwasher Class Action Suit

Settlement Valued at up to $100 Million for Millions of U.S. Consumers BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 14, 2016  - Prominent Maryland law firm Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC (RWL), co-lead counsel, joined other firms in reaching a settlement of a landmark class action suit involving Whirlpool-manufactured dishwashers, approved by the Los Angeles federal court on October 11, 2016.  The settlement could affect ...

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