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June 19, 2020: Reflections on American and Baltimore History

I write to you today to recognize and pay respect to an important moment in American history. Friday, June 19th, or “Juneteenth,” represents the 155th anniversary of the occasion most commonly celebrated to commemorate the abolition of slavery – on that date in 1865, Union Army soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas, with the news that enslaved…

Raising Capital Post-COVID-19 – What Now?

Right about now, many business owners are asking themselves – what’s next?  How can I sustain my business?  Where can I obtain additional financing?  What if I need quick access to capital?  Am I out of options? Maybe your business received federal, state, or local government financial assistance in response to the crisis.  Maybe you…

Seven Rosenberg Martin Greenberg Partners Ranked by Chambers USA in 2020

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 2020 edition of Chambers USA as among Maryland’s leading lawyers in the areas of commercial litigation, white-collar crime & government…

My Deal Was Approved By High-Ranking Government Officials How Can I Not Have a Binding Contract?

Parties entering into contracts with corporations, limited liability companies, and other legal entities often require proof, in the form of resolutions by the board of directors or members authorizing an identified officer to sign the contract on behalf of the entity, that a contract signed by that officer will bind the entity.  In the absence…

“No Harm, No Foul:” Suit to Set Aside Foreclosure Sale for Failure to Comply With Deed of Trust Doomed By Failure to Allege That Compliance Would Have Changed Outcome

“No Harm, No Foul:” Suit to Set Aside Foreclosure Sale for Failure to Comply With Deed of Trust Doomed By Failure to Allege That Compliance Would Have Changed Outcome

The opinion of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals in Young-Allen v. Bank of America provides both hope for lenders frustrated by borrowers who delay inevitable foreclosure sales by requiring the lender to comply with every applicable pre-foreclosure requirement and guidance for borrowers seeking to hold lenders to such requirements.

Can I Garnish That Joint Bank Account? That May Depend On What The Term “Judgment” Means

Does a creditor who obtains a judgment against a debtor in Florida and then records that judgment in Maryland have a single judgment that it can enforce in Florida and Maryland or a Florida judgment and a separate Maryland judgment?  In a February 28, 2020 opinion, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that, for…

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Virginia Supreme Court Adopts Partial Subordination Rule to Interpret Subordination Agreements

Everyone is familiar with the “Rock, Paper, Scissors” method of resolving disputes where scissors cut paper, paper covers rock, and rock breaks scissors.  In Futuri Real Estate, Inc. v. Atlantic Trustee Services, the Virginia Supreme Court had to decide whether a Subordination Agreement in which the first lienholder agreed to subordinate its lien to the…

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg Law Firm Grants $18,000 in Education Programming from Charitable Fund

On, Thursday, December 26, 2019, the Baltimore Community Foundation announced $18,000 in grants to fund important education work from the Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP Continuing Fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation.   In 2012, Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP (RMG) established the Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP Continuing Fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation in celebration of…

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg, LLP Creates Pro-Bono Commitment

After celebrating its 33rd year in Baltimore City, prominent law firm Rosenberg Martin Greenberg LLP (RMG) recently announced a lease renewal in its long-time offices in the Inner Harbor. In addition to this demonstration of its commitment to the community, partner Louis Ebert, formerly the co-chair of RMG’s Creditors’ Rights department, will move into a…

Nineteen Rosenberg Martin Greenberg Lawyers Honored by Maryland Super Lawyers in 2020

Rosenberg Martin Greenberg is proud to announce that nineteen of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2020 edition of Maryland Super Lawyers®. The firm’s attorneys who have been selected include Benjamin Rosenberg, Gerard Martin, Barry Greenberg, Gerard Gaeng, Andrew Baida, Louis Ebert, William Hallam, David Wyand, Jonathan May, Charles Curlett, Jr., Steven…