PK Law’s 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) is honored to have twenty- five of its attorneys selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers Magazine’s top attorneys in Maryland for 2016.

PK Law’s 2016 Super Lawyers are

  • Steve A. Allen – Business Litigation
  • James R. Benjamin, Jr. – Environmental Litigation
  • Robert S. Campbell – Business Litigation
  • Joan Cerniglia-Lowensen Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Gregory K. Kirby – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Thomas D. Kohn – Business Litigation, Business/Corporate
  • Patricia McHugh Lambert – Business Litigation
  • Michael E. Leaf – Real Estate
  • Natalie C. Magdeburger – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Mairi Pat Maguire – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Mark D. Maneche – Business Litigation
  • Edmund J. O’Meally – Construction Litigation
  • Lisa Y. Settles – Employment & Labor
  • Leslie R. Stellman – Schools & Education, Employment & Labor
  • Catherine W. Steiner – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice, Health Care
  • Thomas Zagami – Business Litigation
  • Drake Zaharris – Business Litigation, Business/Corporate, Construction Litigation

 

PK Law’s 2016 Rising Stars are

  • David A. Burkhouse – Employment & Labor
  • Brian M. Cathell – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Chantelle M. Custodio – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Cheryl A. Jones – Estate Planning & Probate
  • Talley H-S Kovacs – General Litigation
  • Kimberly Longford – Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice – Defense
  • Kimberly H. Neal – Business Litigation
  • Andrew G. Scott – Schools & Education
  • Aiden F. Smith – Criminal Defense

Only 5 percent of the lawyers in Maryland are identified as Super Lawyers by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics. PK Law has been honored over the past years to have numerous members and associates named as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

We congratulate these attorneys as this shows their dedication to PK Law clients and professionalism within the legal field.

PK Law Receives Baltimore Sun Top Workplaces Honor for 2015

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For the fourth year in a row, PK Law was selected one of the Baltimore Sun’s Top 100 Workplaces.  

The selection was based on information gathered from surveys taken by the firm’s employees.  The survey solicited information about work/life balance, managers, pay and benefits, where the company is headed, execution, connection and engagement.  PK Law was among an impressive group of companies and was one of only three law firm’s among the 100 workplaces for 2015.

PK Law Baltimore Business Journal Best Places to Work 2015 Finalist

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PK Law was named a finalist for the Baltimore Business Journals’ Best Places to Work in 2015 in the midsize category. There were only five finalists in the mid-size category and no other law firms.  

PK Law Attorney, Mark F. Scurti, Appointed To The Baltimore City District Court

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (“PK Law”) is pleased to announce that Member, Mark F. Scurti, has been appointed as a judge to the Baltimore City District Court.

Mr. Scurti has worked at PK Law since 2007, focusing his practice in all aspects of bankruptcy proceedings, debt restructuring and same-sex law. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law, and a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Maryland.

Mr. Scurti is well known throughout Maryland for his commitment to helping ensure access to pro bono legal resources for those in need. He has provided numerous hours of pro bono time providing legal counsel in the areas of bankruptcy, debt consolidation, foreclosure assistance and same-sex legal issues through the Maryland Pro Bono Resource Center, the Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland, and Maryland Volunteer Lawyer’s Service. He is also Past President of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, Baltimore Bar Foundation, LGBT Bar of Maryland, Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland, Free State Legal Project, a clinic for low income LGBT individuals, and past Chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Consumer Bankruptcy Section. He has served on the MSBA Board of Governors, the National LGBT Bar Association board as well as a number of local and state bar association committees and sections.

In recognition of his commitment to community service, he was named Maryland Volunteers Lawyers Services’ “Volunteer of the Year” and was a Legal Aid Bureau of Maryland “Top 100” Civil and Human Rights award recipient in 2011.