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Rosenberg Martin Greenberg Launches Criminal Defense and Investigations Microsite

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP, a 40-attorney law firm headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland with offices in Maryland, Delaware, New York and Washington, D.C. is pleased to announce the launch of its Criminal Defense and Investigations microsite.  The Criminal Defense and Investigations team is comprised of former prosecutors and investigators, as well as seasoned attorneys with significant…

Just Say No…To The Condemning Authority’s First Offer, That Is.

Public infrastructure projects are on the rise, from new transit systems to comprehensive highway renovations and everything in between.  Behind the scenes, some governmental body is fast at work acquiring private land along the project route by power of eminent domain.  This harsh reality is endlessly vexing to anyone who stands to lose land to…

In re: Muhs “Willful and Malicious” Does Not Mean “Willful and Malicious”

May 30, 2019 | William L. Hallam, Creditors’ Rights In In re Muhs, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit was called upon to decide whether “the meaning of ‘willful and malicious’ under Alaska law is identical to the meaning of ‘willful and malicious’ under the Bankruptcy Code.”  In its May 8, 2019…

Maryland Governor Signs into Law New Statute Assisting Commercial Lenders Seeking to Obtain Receiverships over Borrowers and/or Real Estate Collateral

May 28, 2019 | Louis J. Ebert, Creditors’ Rights There is good news for commercial lenders in Maryland seeking the appointment of a receiver over a borrower or solely over real estate collateral.  On  April 30, 2019, Governor Hogan signed into law HB 1065, which creates an entirely new set of rules when a commercial lender…

The Supreme Court Says That Rejection of My Trademark License Doesn’t Put Me Out of Business After All?

May 21, 2019 | William L. Hallam, Creditors’ Rights In Mission Products Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, the United States Supreme Court resolved a split between the United States Courts of Appeal for the First and Seventh Circuits as to effect of rejection of a trademark license by the licensor under Section 365 of the Bankruptcy…

New Legislation Proposed to Lower Threshold for Projects to Qualify for Baltimore City’s High-Performance Market-Rate Rental Housing Tax Credit

May 21, 2019 | Justin Williams, Land Use and Zoning Attorney On May 9th, Councilman Bill Henry introduced CCB #19-389, which proposes to modify the number of rental units required to qualify a multi-family dwelling project for the City’s High-Performance Market-Rate Rental Housing Tax Credit (the “Tax Credit”) from 20 units to 10 units.  First enacted…

Demystifying Life Estate Deeds in Maryland

By Craig A. Enck, Esq., Partner, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP and Richard (Ricky) Adams, Associate, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP In Maryland, you can make a beneficiary designation on your real property. This type of transaction is called a Life Estate Deed. It can be a very useful tool to avoid probate while also preserving tax…

Seven Rosenberg Martin Greenberg Partners Ranked by Chambers USA in 2019

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…

Newly Constructed Dwelling Unit Property Tax Credit Due to Expire on June 30, 2019

April 17, 2019 | Justin Williams, Land Use and Zoning Attorney Expiring opportunity to obtain significant reductions in property taxes for newly constructed or substantially rehabilitated homes in Baltimore City Time is running out for buyers of newly constructed homes to obtain a significant reduction on property taxes in Baltimore City.  Since 1996, buyers of newly…

Anne Arundel County 2040 General Development Plan Gets New Direction under County Executive Pittman

April 9, 2019 | Adam D. Baker, Land Use and Zoning Attorney After a brief hiatus following the election of Steuart Pittman as the new Anne Arundel County Executive, Anne Arundel County is resuming its efforts to update the County’s General Development Plan (the “GDP”).  The GDP is the comprehensive plan which guides land use…