Best Lawyers Recognition


Best Lawyers in America 2020 Edition

When you partner with Offit Kurman, you partner with excellence. Our firm stands out for the breadth and depth of our legal services, as well as the accomplishments of our team. Offit Kurman attorneys have earned client- and peer-reviewed distinctions such as AV-Preeminent ratings by Martindale-Hubble, listings in Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America, and inclusion in countless top lawyer polls by local and national publications. Collectively, the firm and our various Practice Groups have achieved recognition among numerous lists ranking the top law firms and the largest law firms in the US overall, as well as the regions we serve.

Discover the latest accolades, awards, and honors our attorneys and firm have received.


Offit Kurman Best Lawyers

(Year) First-year the lawyer was listed in any practice area.
(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Best Lawyers.
[#] Anniversary plaque for which lawyer is eligible (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 years).

Baltimore, MD

Joyce A. Kuhns (2007) [10]
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Litigation - Bankruptcy 

Howard K. Kurman (2015) [5]
Employment Law - Management 

Timothy C. Lynch (2013) [5]
Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate

Bethesda, MD

Edward A. Bloom (2010) [10]
Real Estate Law

Sandra A. Brooks (2018)
Family Law
Family Law Arbitration

Sara M. Donohue (2010) [10]
Family Law

Cheryl L. Hepfer (1995) [25]
Family Law

James M. Hoffman (2013) [5]
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Catherine H. McQueen (2018)
Family Law

Pilar C. Nichols (2018)
Family Law

Ronald L. Ogens (2008) [10]
Family Law
Family Law Arbitration
Family Law Mediation

Bryn H. Sherman (2013) [5]
Real Estate Law

Philadelphia, PA

Michael Conley (2010) [10]
Insurance Law

Neil A. Morris (2012) [5]
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Tysons Corner, VA

Joseph A. Condo (1983) [35]
Family Law

C. Thomas Hicks III (1989) [30]
Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Corporate Law
Real Estate Law

Shirley F. Keisler (2015) [5]
Family Law

Steven David Stone (2013) [5]
Education Law


Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm with offices throughout the East Coast and in Southern California, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s 280+ attorneys counsel clients across more than 30 areas of practice. Offit Kurman helps maximize and protect business value and personal wealth by providing innovative and entrepreneurial counsel that focuses on clients’ business objectives, interests and goals. The firm is distinguished by the quality, breadth and global reach of its legal services and a unique operational structure that encourages a culture of collaboration.