Education & Admissions

  • J.D., Washington College of Law, The American University, 1998
  • M.A., School of International Service, The American University, 1994
  • B.S., University of Scranton, 1991
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • United States Supreme Court

Not Admitted in Pennsylvania —
Supervised by a Pennsylvania Attorney



  • Serves on informal advisory boards for a number of firm clients
  • Founder of the Family Business Roundtable, with chapters in Columbia, MD and Frederick, MD
  • Graduate of the Leadership Howard County Class of 2008
  • Founder of CONNECTIONS ( a C-Level exclusive networking forum

Public Speaking

Mr. Mercurio draws on his business attorney experience as a frequent lecturer on business law topics that include mergers and acquisitions, corporate formation structuring, business succession planning, executive compensation, and business exit considerations and transfers.



"Healthy Businesses Lead to Successful Sales: Business Ownership Maintenance is Key"

What does getting your car its annual safety inspection and selling a business have in common? More than seems obvious.…

"Why is M&A Due Diligence Important?"

The success of a Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deal depends heavily on the due diligence process. Due diligence refers to…

"Read Delete: Which Countries Change the Clock?"

Read Delete: Which Countries Change the Clock?   Every spring, the clocks in several countries around the world change by one…

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