RIFKIN, LIVINGSTON, LEVITAN & SILVER, LLC
A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH TO COMPLEX ISSUES
Since 1989, RIFKIN, LIVINGSTON, LEVITAN & SILVER, LLC (RLLS)
has helped countless clients find practical solutions to complex
legal problems. With offices in Annapolis and Baltimore and
Washington metropolitan areas, the firm provides a vital link to the
state’s major business, commercial and government centers. Known
for their team approach to the practice of law and consummate
dedication to their clients’ interests, RLLS attorneys have the
experience to help clients navigate through the maze of state laws,
regulations and governmental institutions in the areas of business
and commercial transactions, administrative law, health care law,
employment law, government relations, sports and entertainment
law, zoning and land use, procurement law and complex litigation.
RLLS CONGRATULATES THEIR ATTORNEYS RECEIVING
SPECIAL RECOGNITION TO MARYLAND SUPER LAWYERS.
ALAN M. RIFKIN, managing partner of the firm, is a well-respected commercial attorney who has represented many national
and international corporations and institutions, including the
Baltimore Orioles, the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, the Maryland
Jockey Club, the Washington Redskins and The Washington Post,
among many others. Rifkin focuses on business transactions, sports
and entertainment law and complex commercial litigation matters.
M. CELESTE BRUCE, co-chair of the firm’s litigation group, focuses
her practice on complex civil and commercial matters in state and
federal courts. Bruce has represented clients in diverse matters,
including antitrust, contract disputes, fraudulent transactions, election
law, creditors’ rights, commercial paper, business torts, franchise
rights and catastrophic personal injury cases.
CHARLES S. FAX concentrates on complex commercial
and business cases, insurance coverage disputes and class
actions. Fax has co-authored Discovery Problems and Their
Solutions, published by ABA Publishing, and Discovery
Problems and Solutions, published by MICPEL. He is an
adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore School of
Law and writes a column on civil procedure published by the
ABA’s Section of Litigation.
JOYCE E. SMITHEY leads the firm’s labor and
employment practice. Smithey regularly advises employers
and employees on employment discrimination matters,
affirmative action, wage and hour issues, restrictive
covenants and sexual harassment. Smithey also assists
employers and employees with employment law
compliance, drafting employee handbooks and providing
on-site training sessions on employment law topics.
We also congratulate our partner, MICHAEL D. BERMAN,
and his co-editors on the recent ABA publication of Managing
E-Discovery and ESI: From Pre-Litigation Through Trial.
Maryland’s Local Law Firm®
225 Duke of Gloucester St.,
Annapolis, MD 21401
7979 Old Georgetown Rd., Ste. 400,
Bethesda, MD 20814
14601 Main St.,
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772