News: Press Release

Offit Kurman Names 6 New Practice Group Leaders

For Immediate Release

Maple Lawn, MD | April 20, 2017 Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that it has named new practice group leaders for 6 of its 24 Practice Groups. The new Practice Group leaders are Joseph Armstrong (Business Litigation), Russell Berger (Labor & Employment), Rajiv Goel (Estates and Trusts), Joshua Quinter (Construction), and Philip Vogler (Mass Toxic Torts).


“Joe, Raj, Jay, Josh, Russell, and Phil are key members and leaders in our firm,” said Tim Lynch, Offit Kurman Managing Principal. “Some have been with us for years. Others have only just begun their careers at Offit Kurman. Each have excelled and are considered leaders in their practice area. We look forward to involving them further, and continuing to work with our existing practice group leaders, in shaping the future here at Offit Kurman.”  John Raftery, Practice Management Principal at Offit Kurman, echoed Tim Lynch’s comments and added “Our attorneys’ commitment to provide ‘first in class’ advice and representation to firm clients will be greatly enhanced by and through the leadership of these new practice group leaders.  I look forward to working with the new practice group leaders as they shape and direct their groups to enhance the services provided to the firm’s clients.”


Among legal organizations in the United States Mid-Atlantic region, Offit Kurman stands out for its diversity—both in terms of services offered, and in regards to the men and women who preside over the firm’s various practice areas. In addition to their work with the firm’s clients, Practice Group leaders oversee the activities of their colleagues throughout the firm’s multiple office locations in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York, and New Jersey. These 24 individuals collaborate with the firm’s Regional Managers, as well as members of Offit Kurman’s Management Committee, to develop legal service offerings and meet the firm’s long-term, strategic objectives.


As a whole, Offit Kurman’s Practice Group leaders have achieved numerous distinctions and accolades, such as Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent ratings and recognition in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers, as “go-to” attorneys, mediators, and advisors in their fields. The full list of Practice Groups can be found here.  To view a complete list of attorneys click here.



Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the Mid-Atlantic region. With over 130 attorneys offering a comprehensive range of services in virtually every legal category, the firm is well positioned to meet the needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. Our eleven offices serve individual and corporate clients in the Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York City. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, professionals who help maximize and protect business value and personal wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ confidence by remaining focused on furthering their objectives and achieving their goals in an efficient manner. Trust, knowledge, confidence—in a partner, that’s perfect.

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