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LawMatters – February 2019

Going through a transition at the moment? You’re not alone. From the job market to the stock market, the world appears to be caught in a state of flux. That includes the legal landscape. With legislatures in Maryland and other states in the Mid-Atlantic currently debating bills, new laws regarding hot topics such as minimum wage, employee discrimination, real estate taxes, and more could be right around the corner. As always, the attorneys at Offit Kurman are here to help. In our latest articles and resources, business owners will find not just alerts and legal updates, but guidance about how to prepare for and take advantage of current trends and potential changes ahead. Find it all, along with news from our ever-evolving firm, in this month’s edition of LawMatters:



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In the February edition of LawMatters:

  • Maryland’s Minimum Wage Is Poised to Increase — Is Your Business Ready? by Russell Berger
  • Commemorating Sergeant Eddison Hermond’s Heroic Sacrifice Last May, the Ellicott City Future Fund Contributes to Culinary Scholarship Fund
  • Clash Between ‘Free and Clear’ and Tenants’ Rights Under Section 365(h) by Albena Petrakov

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