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Appellate Court of Maryland Holds That “Loss Before Foreclosure Rule” Applies to Non-Recourse Reverse Mortgages

August 2, 2023 By: William L. Hallam The “loss before foreclosure rule” provided for in the Restatement (Third) of Property (Mortgages) §4.8 specifies that when improvements on secured property are destroyed by fire and the loan is due and payable, where a mortgagee has a right to foreclose and is entitled to insurance proceeds, the…

U.S. Supreme Court: Requiring Corporations to Consent to Jurisdiction As A Condition To Qualifying to Do Business In A State Does Not Violate Due Process Clause

June 28, 2023 By: William L. Hallam The June 27, 2023 decision of the United States Supreme Court in Mallory v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co. demonstrates that the Justices of the Court, as currently constituted, have difficulty reaching consensus even on issues that are not politically-charged. A Pennsylvania statute requires an out of state corporation…

The Justices of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Disagree as to What Section 385 of the Restatement (Second) of Torts Means

June 16, 2023 By: William L. Hallam The American Law Institute, a group of prominent judges, lawyers, and professors, publishes the Restatements of the Law.  According to Brooklyn Law School, “The drafting process of the Restatements is painstaking and can take anywhere from 9-21 years.” With such an august group of authors putting so much…

Chambers USA 2023 Ranks RMG Attorneys and Practices

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg proudly announces that the firm and eight of its partners have been ranked in the 2023 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland’s leading lawyers. Chambers USA is an authoritative reference to the reputations and qualifications of leading lawyers throughout the USA. Chambers has included the following practices in its Maryland rankings:…

Baltimore County Begins 2024 Comprehensive Zoning Map Process

May 5, 2023 By: Adam D. Baker & Jennifer R. Busse In September 2023, Baltimore County will kick off its Comprehensive Zoning Map Process (“CZMP”).  The CZMP is the quadrennial process through which Baltimore County redraws its zoning maps.  Every four years, the Baltimore County Council, in conjunction with the Planning Board, the Department of…

Land Use and Zoning Attorney, Jennifer Busse, Joins Rosenberg Martin Greenberg

April 10, 2023 Baltimore, MD – Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP is pleased to announce that Jennifer Busse has joined the firm as partner in the Land Use and Zoning practice. Jenn brings over two decades of knowledge and experience to the firm. Jenn is a highly skilled real estate attorney, with a focus on land…

Abstention Trumps the Barton Doctrine in the Fourth Circuit

April 5, 2023 In Barton v. Barbour, the United States Supreme Court held that before another court could obtain subject matter jurisdiction over a suit against a receiver for acts committed in the receiver’s official capacity, the plaintiff had to obtain permission to sue from the court that appointed the receiver. The United States Court…

WJZ 13 Interviews Adam Ruther on Trump’s Court Appearance

March 31, 2023 On March 31, WJZ 13 hosted Adam Ruther live on their show for an interview about Trump’s appearance in NYC court on Tuesday, April, 4. Click below to see the full interview.

Chrissy Bolmarcich Named to Maryland’s Top 100 Women by The Daily Record

March 27, 2023 The Daily Record has named Rosenberg Martin Greenberg partner, Chrissy Bolmarcich, to its 2023 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. Maryland’s Top 100 Women was founded in 1996 to recognize outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. Chrissy is active in the Baltimore community through her service…

Adam Ruther Interviewed by WBAL-TV 11 on Federal Fugitive Roy McGrath

March 15, 2023 Adam Ruther was interviewed by WBAL-TV 11 to explain the next steps and potential consequences for Roy McGrath, Former Gov. Larry Hogan’s former chief of staff, after his failure to appear in federal court on Monday, March 13. “The federal government has an awful lot of resources that they can bring to…