Helping Multinational Corporations Navigate Faraway Markets
For corporations looking to do business in frontier markets around the globe, the prospect can be intimidating. The risks, potentially dire. The outcome, as uncertain as it gets. Apart from having firsthand, on-the-ground experience in these parts of the world, how do companies pursue overseas opportunities in a way that truly protects and advances their long-term interests?
First and foremost, they would do well to partner with attorney Robert R. Amsterdam, founding partner of Amsterdam & Partners LLP. …Read More
Larger-Firm Talent in a Smaller Practice
For years, attorneys at Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank, PLC practiced their skills at larger law firms, serving the needs of Fortune 500 clients.
Big law firms may work fine for Fortune 500 clients, but what about smaller companies? What about companies that are not Fortune 500-size but still need sophisticated legal help in crucial business areas? Don’t they merit high-caliber counsel, too? …Read More
Small Firm Makes a Big Impact
You’ve got to be crazy to start a law firm in the middle of a recession. Or maybe you know something nobody else knows. In any event, when Edward “Sunny” Cameron and Timothy McEvoy opened their litigation boutique in 2009, most people thought they were making a big mistake. But the attorneys – and their clients – knew better.
“We felt there was a place in the market for a small, cost-efficient firm with the experience and ability to defend and prosecute claims that are traditionally handled by large, national firms,” says Cameron. …Read More
Advocates for People and Business
In the waning days of World War II, a Nazi train rumbled into Austria. It was laden with valuables taken from Hungarian Jews. The United States Army took possession of the train and its cargo, which the U.S. government never returned. Decades later, Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca was co-lead counsel in a case against the federal government. After four years of litigation, the firm won a settlement of $25.5 million to be primarily distributed to survivors worldwide through existing Holocaust relief programs. …Read More
Providing Franchise Law and Litigation Excellence in the Nation’s Capital
Gray Plant Mooty’s team of lawyers works in the famed Watergate Complex. Visible from the offices are the Kennedy Center, the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument. It’s a good place to practice law.
Here, in the figurative shadows of three great presidents, in the nation’s center of power, Gray Plant Mooty provides top-notch legal services. The firm is well known for its franchise, white-collar criminal defense, general civil and commercial litigation, and intellectual property practices. …Read More
William ‘Billy’ Martin and Geoff Gitner Open New Law Firm
Partners Specialize in High-Profile, High-Stakes Cases
The stars aligned in 2012 when two legal luminaries, William R. “Billy” Martin and Geoff Gitner, joined their formidable talents and founded Martin & Gitner PLLC. Among the nation’s most sought-after litigators, the partners opened their K Street practice and immediately became the go-to firm for high-profile, high-stakes civil and white-collar-crime litigation.
The new firm is a marriage of Martin’s masterful trial skills in criminal and civil cases and Gitner’s remarkable prowess in business and civil litigation. Collectively they have tried and arbitrated more than 300 cases in state and federal courts around the nation. …Read More
When Pope Army Airfield in North Carolina needed a new air traffic control tower, it was essential that the building meet the highest technical and operational standards, while also being economical and environmentally friendly. The Department of Defense turned to Lifecycle Construction Services (LCS) to handle the project. The Fredericksburg, Virginia-based contractor oversaw every detail of the LEED Silver-certified, 11-story structure, from design to completion, bringing it in on time and within budget. It was one of many such achievements by LCS, one of the leading providers of …Read More
Northern Virginia Professional Services Company Is Taking It to the Next Level
The Great Recession may be officially over, but businesses everywhere continue to struggle. But don’t tell that to Chris Dobson, founder and CEO of Northern Virginia professional services company Mindseeker.
Not only has Mindseeker posted triple-digit growth over the last three years, earning a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing privately owned companies, Dobson is poised to take the business to the next level. After providing support as a subcontractor for the past five …Read More
Extraordinary People, Unparalleled Service Lead to Continued Growth
George Mason Mortgage, LLC, proved once again in 2012 that customer service and quality people are still the greatest drivers of success. “We’ve never lost sight of the fact that lending is a people business. Creating the best possible experience for our customers and delivering on our promises have always been our top priorities,” says GMM President and CEO Bob Brower.
Loan originations in 2012 – nearly $8 billion – once again placed GMM among the top lenders in the Capital Region, continuing a long history of growth. GMM nearly …Read More
Your Network is Only as Secure as Your Employee’s Smartphone
For the first time, employees are able to purchase the latest wireless tablets and smartphones—ahead of their employers—and they want to bring those personal devices to work. This practice makes it possible for employees to use the technology they like, and get their work done anywhere, anytime. The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend provides opportunities for improved productivity, cost savings and organizational flexibility. But it also increases the pressure on IT to manage resources, secure devices and protect data. …Read More