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Offit Kurman Welcomes Five Attorneys in New Jersey and Maryland

BETHESDA, MD – (Sep. 13, 2023) – Offit Kurman welcomes the additions of Stephanie Lehman, Scott Piekarsky and Fara Rodriguez as Principals in its Hackensack, N.J. office, as well as Associates R. Chase Frederick and Lauren Mullin in the firm’s Bethesda and Columbia, MD offices, respectively.

“Each of these fine lawyers brings a needed experience and skills to our litigation teams in family law and commercial litigation” said Tim Lynch, President of Offit Kurman. “As Offit Kurman continues to grow its ranks, we are always seeking talented, diverse and exceptional lawyers with a focus on middle market and family business clients.”


Professional headshot of Attorney Stephanie LehmanWith more than 27 years of experience, Lehman represents clients in all areas of matrimonial and family and law; she regularly advises high-net-worth and celebrity clients with complex litigation involving custody, parenting time, marital and separate property, paternity UCCJEA and inter-jurisdictional related issues. She is a certified mediator and can practice in the collaborative model and also has expertise in the cutting edge of fast-evolving fertility law. Lehman also regularly drafts prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She holds the title of Executive Advisor to the Family Law Practice Group.







Professional Headshot of Attorney Scott PiekarskyPiekarsky has decades of a broad array of litigation experience and regularly handles matters involving general corporate and business law, professional liability, real estate, and appellate matters.









Professional Headshot of Attorney Fara RodriguezFocused on all aspects of family and matrimonial law for over a decade, Rodriguez handles disputes involving divorce, distribution of marital and separate property assets, complex financial and custodial matters, parenting time, child and spousal support, paternity, and other areas of family and matrimonial practice, including negotiating and drafting prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.








Professional Headshot of Attorney Chase FrederickFrederick recently concluded a clerkship for Associate Judge Kathleen M. Dumais at the Montgomery County Circuit Court. She will be joining Offit Kurman’s family law practice.










Professional Headshot of Attorney Lauren MullinMullin is a litigator with several years of experience representing healthcare clients at the trial and appellate level and will be joining Offit Kurman’s commercial litigation practice group, which handles all manner of complex commercial litigation on a national basis.









Offit Kurman, a full-service AmLaw 200 law firm, serves dynamic businesses, individuals and families. Founded in 1987, the firm’s nearly 300 attorneys counsel clients across more than 25 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. For more information, visit