Bethesda, MD | November 1, 2011 – Offit Kurman and four of its attorneys have been named to the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings released by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers. The U.S. News Media Group announced its list of 2011-2012 “Best Law Firms,” which will appear in U.S. News & World Report’s Money issue on November 15, 2011.  In the metropolitan rankings, the firm was recognized in the Family Law category (Tier 1, Washington DC) and Insurance Law (Tier 2, Philadelphia). Four Offit Kurman attorneys were also selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012 ranking and include the following, listed with their cited practice areas:  Ronald Ogens, Family Law; Cheryl Hepfer, Family Law; Sara Donohue, Family Law; and Michael Conley, Insurance Law.

“Best Lawyers was very pleased with the reaction from the legal profession and from legal clients to the first edition of the “Best Law Firms” rankings,” says Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers. “By combining hard data with peer reviews, and client assessments, we continue to believe that we are providing clients with the most thorough, accurate, and helpful rankings of law firms ever developed.”

The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. ABOUT OFFIT KURMAN Offit Kurman is one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the mid-Atlantic region. With offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Wilmington, we are well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. At Offit Kurman, we are our clients’ most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently maintain our clients’ trust and confidence by remaining focused on their objectives to help them achieve their goals. CONTACT Steve Kozak Director of Marketing Offit Kurman 8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Suite 200 Maple Lawn, MD 20759 443.738.1573 ###