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New York Supreme Court Sustains Woman Lacrosse Player’s Personal Injury Claim Brought By RWL Against NCAA

NCAA Rule Prohibiting Protective Helmets Exposed Student-Athlete to Risks That Were “Unreasonably Increased” Court allows personal injury claim by lacrosse player who sustained multiple concussions BALTIMORE, MD, September 14, 2017 - A New York court has held that a former Hofstra University lacrosse player from Annapolis, Maryland, Samantha Greiber, may proceed with a claim for negligence against the NCAA because ...

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RWL Seeks Equal Protection For Women Lacrosse Players In NCAA Concussion Class Action


Court filing urges helmet requirements to protect women lacrosse players

BALTIMORE, MD, August 29, 2017 - A former National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) women's lacrosse player has filed an Objection to a proposed settlement of NC...

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Arnold Weiner and Michael Berman Successful in Oral Argument Before Maryland Court of Appeals

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Arnold M. Weiner and Michael D. Berman Argue Before Maryland Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals considers lawsuit over state’s medical cannabis licenses By: Bryan P. Sears Daily Record Government Reporter July 27, 2017 ANNAPOLIS — An attorney representing the state’s medical cannabis commission told Maryland’s highest court Thursday that members of an association of marijuana growers and processors should be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit o...

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Maryland’s highest court stops medical marijuana hearing


Maryland's highest court stops medical marijuana hearing

The Baltimore Sun June, 2, 2017, Erin Cox
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Barry Gogel Voted University of Maryland School of Law’s Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year

RWL partner Barry Gogel was voted the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s Adjunct Faculty Member of the Year by its student body. On April 4, 2017, the School of Law’s Student Bar Association hosted its annual election for best faculty member, adjunct faculty member, staff and student organization for the 2016-2017 school year.  In addition to Gogel being voted the Adjunct Facility Member of the Year, the Alternative Disp...

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Managing Partner Alan Rifkin’s Comments on the 25th Anniversary of Camden Yards, the Iconic Ballpark that Changed Baseball

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