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August 20, 2020

Twenty Paley Rothman Attorneys Selected to 2021 Best Lawyers in America

Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that 20 lawyers have been named to the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in America.


We would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to the 2021 Best Lawyers in America list: 

Paula Calimafde Tax Law
Trusts and Estates
Business Organizations
(including LLCs and Partnerships)
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Michelle Chapin  Trusts and Estates
Charles Claxton  Commercial Litigation
Tracey Coates Family Law
Deborah Cohn Trusts and Estates
Glenn Cooper Family Law
Hope Eastman Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Wayne Eig Trusts and Estates
James Hammerschmidt Litigation - Labor and Employment
Daniel Hodin Real Estate Law
Lynette Kleiza Family Law
Jeffrey Kolender Trusts and Estates
Carlos Lastra Family Law
Robert Maclay Trusts and Estates
Paul Marcotte Tax Law
Trusts and Estates
Alan Mark Real Estate Law
Roy Niedermayer Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Robert Shulman Insurance Law
Ryan Spiegel Commercial Litigation
Patricia Weaver Appellate Practice
Commercial Litigation

Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch Award
Hayes Edwards - Litigation - Labor and Employment

Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of the profession, the media, and the public as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals. Lawyers are reviewed by their peers on the basis of professional expertise, and undergo an authentication process to make sure they are in current practice and in good standing.

Click here to view our firm profile on Best Lawyers.


March 21, 2023

Michelle Chapin’s Article on the Use of Arbitration Causes in Trusts is Published by the MSBA’s Estate & Trust Law Section

Michelle Chapin, a Principal in Paley Rothman’s Estate Planning department, authored an article titled "(Un)Enforceability of Arbitration Clauses in Maryland Trusts" in the MSBA's Estate & Trust Law Section Newsletter Volume 29 Issue 1.

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Sec. Deb Haaland – First Native American in the Cabinet

Sec. Deb Haaland is the first Native American to serve in the President’s cabinet and has been instrumental in bringing attention and action to the horrific incident rate of...

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Paley Rothman shares this library of resources with clients and friends of the firm to help them stay ahead of legal and business developments and trends. Here, you will find helpful tips and tools written by our attorneys and relevant to our areas of practice.

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