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Construction Executive Lists Offit Kurman Among Top 50 Construction Law Firms
Construction Executive magazine has recognized Offit Kurman as one of the “Top 50 Construction Law Firms” in the United States... Read more »
24 Offit Kurman Attorneys Listed Among 2020 Best Lawyers in America
Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that 24 of the firm’s attorneys have been included on lists of The Best Lawyers in America for 2020. Based on over 7 million peer reviews... Read More
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The Legali(teas) of Today’s Pop Culture: Why is Johnny Depp in Fairfax County, VA?
In December of 2018, Johnny Depp filed a complaint in Fairfax County, Virginia for defamation regarding an opinion piece written by Amber Heard and published by The Washington Post. In the op-ed, Heard never mentioned Depp by name, but described great... Read More
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The New School Year: FMLA and Employees’ Absence for School-Related Meetings By Theodora Stringham
Work-life balance is a critical component of business. However, the line between what is “required” by law for employee absence and what employers “should” do is sometimes blurred. A recent Department of Labor... Read More
Meet Jim DeCarlo — CEO of StratWealth
Jim DeCarlo is the chief executive officer of StratWealth, a financial planning firm based in Maryland. Since its founding in 1991, StratWealth has provided extraordinary wealth management for clients by... CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE INTERVIEW
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THE LAWYER IS IN
Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD ACT)
New York has enacted the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD ACT) which was signed on July 25, 2019 by Governor Cuomo.
The SHIELD Act amends New York’s existing data breach notification statue to impose additional requirements on businesses that hold private information of New York residents. Section 3 of the SHIELD Act broadens the definition... Read More
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ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN
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.