Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and seven of its partners – Benjamin Rosenberg, Barry Greenberg, Gerard Martin, Stanley Fine, Cynthia Spell, Gerard Gaeng and Caroline Hecker – have been ranked in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland’s leading lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation, white-collar crime & government investigations, real estate and land use in Maryland. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading business lawyers throughout the USA.
Chambers states the following in its Maryland rankings:
Benjamin Rosenberg is the founder and chairman of the firm, and is highlighted for his acclaimed experience in commercial litigation. One source praises him as “one of the toughest questioners I’ve ever seen,” further observing: “Throughout my whole career there are a handful of lawyers I wouldn’t want my clients to be deposed by, and he’s one of them.”
Barry Greenberg acts as the firm’s managing partner and is considered by sources to be “a truly superb real estate lawyer.” His robust real property practice runs the gamut of transactional matters and he is frequently sought out by builder and developer clients for advice on industrial and retail projects.
Gerard Martin is an expert in white-collar criminal defense and civil litigation, pairing this experience with an in-depth understanding of government investigations based on his time as a federal prosecutor. Interviewees hold him in high regard for being “a very good strategist with good instincts.”
Stanley Fine is regarded as “an excellent zoning and land use lawyer” by market sources, and is particularly well respected for his work in Baltimore city. He brings extensive experience to significant real estate projects, including the development of industrial sites, retail space and commercial property.
Cynthia Spell is a skilled real estate attorney who demonstrates strength in acquisitions, sales, financing and development projects. She adeptly represents regional developers in connection with a broad range of matters.
Gerard Gaeng’s varied practice spans a range of commercial and financial services-related disputes, including notable strength in class action defense. Sources note that he “really presents well in the courtroom” and “handles matters in a very efficient, common-sense way.”
Caroline Hecker‘s burgeoning practice offers clients expertise in all manner of zoning and land use matters. She skillfully assists real estate entities in obtaining permits and approvals for development projects, and is identified by market sources as an “excellent lawyer.”
Chambers commends Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s litigation group by noting that “Sources highlight the “very high-quality lawyers” at the firm, and note that “disputes involving real estate financing and acquisition is a strong area for Rosenberg.”
Chambers also speaks highly of Rosenberg Martin Greenberg’s real estate group, affirming that the team is known for “commercial and transactional real estate team with experience acting for developers, owners and investors at a regional and national level. Broad practice includes financing, acquisitions and easement matters. Additionally handles leasing matters, often representing landlords of office and retail properties. Also well known for its land use practice.” Interviewees say RMG’s lawyers, “They have some wonderful, very skilled lawyers involved in some significant transactions.”R