News: Press Release

Offit Kurman Well-Represented on 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers List

For Immediate Release

December 21, 2020


Offit Kurman is pleased to announce that twenty-seven of the firm’s attorneys have been included on the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2021 list. Additionally, Cheryl Hepfer, Catherine McQueen, and Pilar Nicholas were included on the Top 100 and Top 50 Female lists, respectively. Ronald Ogens was also included in the list’s Top 100 attorneys.

The Offit Kurman lawyers on the list are a diverse group of individuals whose practices span various legal service areas, including family law, bankruptcy, insurance, real estate, education law, business organizations, and commercial litigation. Many of the attorneys recognized this year have appeared on the list multiple times.

Links to these attorneys’ biographies, along with their practice areas and years included on the list, can be found below.

* Selected to Top 100 List | *+ Selected to Top 100 and Top 50 Females List


Super Lawyers

Sandra Brooks

Years: 1 | Family Law


Sara M. Donohue

Years: 10 | Family Law


Cheryl L. Hepfer*†

Years: 15 | Family Law


James M. Hoffman

Years: 8 | Business Corporation


Catherine H. McQueen*†

Years: 7 | Family Law


Stephen A. Metz

Years: 8 | Bankruptcy: Business


Pilar C. Nichols*†

Years: 6 | Family Law


Ronald L. Ogens*

Years: 15 | Family Law


John R. Orrick, Jr.

Years: 10 | Business Corporation


Eric J. Pelletier

Years: 7 | Business Litigation


Bryn H. Sherman

Years: 3 | Bankruptcy Business


Rising Stars

M. Jemi Cho

Years: 2 | Family Law


Michelle L. Evans

Years: 4 | Estate & Probate


Emily B. Gelmann

Years: 5 | Family Law



Howard K. Kurman

Years: 10 | Employment & Labor


Timothy C. Lynch

Years: 7 | Business Litigation


Richard L. Wasserman

Years: 14 | Bankruptcy, Business


Rising Stars

Russell B. Berger

Years: 10 | Employment & Labor


Veronica Yu

Years: 4 | Employment & Labor


Super Lawyers

David S. Coaxum

Years: 7 | Family Law


Linda S. Ostovitz

Years: 5 | Family Law


Rising Stars

Kelcie L. Longaker

Years: 7 | Administrative Law


Joseph B. Mathis

Years: 7 | Elder Law


Super Lawyers

Ian P. Bartman 

Years: 8 | Business Litigation


Keith N. Schiszik

Years: 14 | Family Law