Culture

As a workplace, the firm has worked hard to establish and maintain a culture of professionalism, diversity, community, growth, pride, appreciation, philanthropy, work-life balance and fun. The firm has repeatedly been selected as a Baltimore Sun Top 100 Workplaces and a Baltimore Business Journal Best Place to Work Finalist. As part of its recent office renovation, the firm built the PK Law Café where attorneys and employees gather for morning coffee, lunch, happy hour and firm events. Organized by the PK Law Fun Committee, the firm regularly engages in fun activities including outings to O’s games, karaoke night, bowling, paint night, pumpkin decorating, garage top barbeques and ice cream socials. The firm also participates in firm sponsored community service activities such as their annual Food Box Program, Dress for Success, Toys for Tots and back to school supply drives. The success of these efforts can be seen in the numbers.

60% of our employees have been with PK Law for five years or more, 41% for 10 years or more and 15 PK Law employees have been with the firm for 20 years or more! PK Law looks forward to continued success and growth over the next thirty years and beyond.

PK Law Kicks Off 13th Annual Food Box Program

PK Law kicked off its 13th annual Holiday Food Box Program last week! The PK Law Food Box Program is a PK Law volunteer activity where PK Law employees, family members and friends have traditionally come together to pack boxes with breakfast, lunch and dinner items. For the past twelve years, the boxes have been […]

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PK Law’s First Annual Gerald M. Katz Client Appreciation Award

The Gerald M. Katz Client Appreciation Award On November 9, 2022, PK Law honored the memory of the late Gerald M. Katz with a small gathering of staff, friends and family and presented the first Gerald M. Katz Client Appreciations Award. The Gerald M. Katz Client Appreciation Award is intended to recognize and memorialize the […]

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PK Law 2022 Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Each year PK Law staff look forward to the annual PK Law Pumpkin Decorating Contest organized by our Fun Committee. This year participants brought their A game with some creative and festive entries. Although all the pumpkins were amazing, we could only select 3 as our winners. In third place was Witches Brew, in second […]

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PK Law Mourns the Passing of UB Law School Professor Byron Warnken

PK Law joins the Maryland legal community in recognizing the tremendous contributions made by University of Baltimore School of Law Professor Emeritus Byron Warnken during his lifetime. The many attorneys he touched, some before even entering law school, is astounding and those who knew him undoubtedly will recall how he touched their lives upon hearing […]

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PK Law and PK Law Member Lisa Y. Settles Supports the 24th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser

PK Law Member, Lisa Y. Settles supported and attended the Baltimore County Alumnae Chapter (BCAC) of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, who hosted the 24th Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Crab Feast. The firm was a proud sponsor of this event.   For more than 30 years, the BCAC of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has hosted vital […]

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PK Law Welcomes New Member Eric McLauchlin

Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (“PK Law”) is pleased to announce that Eric E. McLauchlin has joined the firm as a Member in PK Law’s Corporate and Real Estate Group.  Mr. McLauchlin, who has been practicing law in Harford County for over 25 years, joined Towson-based PK Law with a goal of goal of merging more […]

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PK Law Mourns the Loss of Great Maryland Jurist, Attorney and Person, Judge Joseph F. Murphy, Jr.

PK Law was deeply saddened with the news of Judge Joseph F. Murphy, Jr.’s passing on July 27, 2022.   Judge Murphy retired from the Court of Appeals on August 5, 2011.  He then joined the law firm of Silverman Thompson where he headed the firm’s Alternative Dispute Resolution practice.  He retired from that firm in […]

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William Fields Attends the Maryland Association of the Deaf 65th Anniversary Gala

William (Bill) Fields attended the Maryland Association of the Deaf 65th Anniversary Gala on April 2, 2022 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Bill is a current Member of the Board of Trustees for the Maryland School for the Deaf. The event was held to reflect on the many strengths and successes of the Association while […]

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PK Law Associates Win BCBA Bar Wars

Congratulations to the PK Law Associates who participated in the Baltimore County Bar Association Bar Wars Trivia Night last evening – Megan Anderson, Meghan Sibiski, Selin, Sev, Alex, Halle, Andrew and Jim! This was a hard fought win that went down to the wire as they went into the final question tied for third place.  […]

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David Pessin is a Guest Speaker at Stevenson University’s Sports Law Class

PK Law Member David N. Pessin was recently a guest speaker at his fellow PK Law Attorney, Ashley Nelson-Raut’s, Sports Law Class at Stevenson University. David is the Co-Founding Member of Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law), a 50+ attorney firm based in Towson, and has been practicing law for over 36 years.  David, a […]

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PK Law Hosts University of MD Francis King Carey School of Law Diversity Scholars

Such a fun evening with the UMD Francis King Carey School of Law Diversity Scholars! PK Law attorneys shared some helpful tips with the students about what they wish they knew while in law school to help prepare for life after graduation. We enjoyed great food, drinks and conversation.

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PK Law Announces Lauren B. Ades and Cheryl A. Jones as New Equity Members

Congratulations to Lauren Ades and Cheryl Jones for being named Equity Members here at PK Law. The firm gathered in our PK Law Cafe to celebrate Lauren and Cheryl with cupcakes and champagne! Lauren is a Member in the firms Corporate and Real Estate Group. She has significant experience in the areas of corporate and […]

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Happy International Women’s Day – March 8, 2022

PK Law celebrates International Women’s Day! Did you know 66% of our PK Law team are women!? Let’s celebrate, encourage and empower.

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PK Law To Host U of MD Law School Diversity Scholars

After going virtual last year, PK Law will be, once again, hosting an in-person event for the U of MD Francis King Carey School of Law Diversity Scholars on March 9th from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Several years ago PK Law joined the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and three other […]

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PK Law Completes 12th Annual Holiday Food Box Program!

  Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) employees packed and distributed 150 Food Boxes in its 12th annual Holiday Food Box Program! Boxes were distributed to Baltimore Arc, Safe Streets Harford Family House and Hampden Family Center. A donation of left-over food items was also made to the St. Clement Church’s Food Pantry in Halethorpe. […]

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PK Law Holiday Open House Celebration

PK Law staff enjoyed a day long celebration with a catered breakfast, lunch and happy hour! We were so thankful to be able to spend time together and celebrate the holiday season.  

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PK Law Gives Back On Giving Tuesday With Annual Food Box Program

It’s Giving Tuesday!  Please consider making a purchase of a PK Law Food Box.  You can purchase a box by contacting information@pklaw.com. Boxes are $10 each. We have 150 boxes to sell and distribute.  Please help us get off to a great start towards our goal today!           For those of […]

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PK Law Kicks Off 12th Annual Holiday Food Box Program!

                          Pessin Katz Law, P.A. (PK Law) kicked off its 12th annual Holiday Food Box Program this week! The PK Law Food Box Program is a PK Law volunteer activity where PK Law employees, family members and friends have traditionally come together to […]

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Another Successful Biz Net + Learning Opp Event at PK Law

What a great evening at PK Law’s Biz Net + Learning Opp! Thank you to our outstanding presenters: PK Law Attorney, Adam Konstas, SPARKS! Marketing Communications Director, Lauren Pierce, Chris Kastendike, Kastendike Insurance Group Partner and Larry Letow, US CyberCX President US Region. We were able to safely network and learn outside at the firms […]

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PK Law’s 2022 Best Lawyers in America

Congratulations to the following PK Law Attorneys selected for inclusion on the 2022 Best Lawyers in America and 2022 Best Lawyers in American Ones to Watch list. Special recognition to Randall Lutz, David Pessin, Patricia McHugh Lambert, Steve Allen, Natalie Magdeburger and Catherine Steiner for being named to the list for the past 28, 17, […]

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PK Law Employees Enjoyed Kona Ice

PK Law employees enjoyed a sweet summertime treat of Kona Ice at the Towson office. This was such a great way to spend some time together on such a beautiful day!

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PK Law Attorney Ashley Nelson-Raut Receives Certificate of Appreciation from Stevenson University

Congratulations to PK Law Attorney Ashley Nelson-Raut for receiving a Certification of Appreciation from Stevenson University for her exceptional efforts during the pandemic. Thank you for all your hard work, Ashley!

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PK Law Attorney Diva Bole on ABC’s The Chase

PK Law Attorney Diva Bole made an exciting appearance on ABC’s The Chase! The Chase is a quiz show where three competitors face off against the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop them. Not only did Diva do outstanding, but her team won! We are so proud of you, Diva.

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PK Law Participates in Maryland Pro Bono Resource Center Run For Justice

The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland is hosting a virtual 5k run/walk to raise funds to provide critical legal assistance to individuals and families in Maryland during this time of tremendous need. In support of this great cause, PK Law has registered as a team with the Maryland Pro Bono Resource Center Run for […]

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Welcome Associate Zachary Miller

Zachary Miller has joined the firm’s Medical Malpractice Group as an Associate.  Upon graduation from law school, he was a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Melissa Phinn of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Prior to joining PK Law, Mr. Miller practiced for several years in the Baltimore area focusing on products liability, medical […]

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Honoring Juneteenth

With overwhelming support from both chambers of Congress, President Biden signed legislation making Juneteenth a national holiday.  This holiday recognizes June 19, 1865, when Union Major General Gordon Granger read federal orders stating that all enslaved people in Texas were free. It celebrates the emancipation of the last remaining enslaved African Americans in the Confederacy.   […]

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PK Law’s 2021 Plank Challenge

PK Law staff  participated in a Plank Challenge during the month of May. Congrats to our top three winners! Third Place: Laura Marin – 88 Minutes 41 Seconds (1 Hour, 28 Minutes, 41 Seconds) Second Place: Mia Johnson – 96 Minutes 50 Seconds ( 1 Hour, 36 Minutes, 50 Seconds) First Place: Rhonda King – […]

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PK Law’s Active April Challenge

During the month of April, PK Law staff participated in a new walking challenge. We tracked and submitted our steps and named three “top steppers” at the end of the month! The winners of  the Active April step challenge are: In first place with an amazing 486,182 steps please help us congratulate Lisa Settles In […]

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Happy Pride Month!

June is Pride Month, when the LGBTQ communities from around Baltimore, the entire country and the world celebrate the rights they have gained and the freedom they have to be themselves.  The original organizers chose this month to pay homage to the Stonewall uprising in June 1969 in New York City.  Though the police claimed […]

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PK Law 8th Largest Law Firm in Baltimore Area

PK Law was recently ranked as the 8th largest law firm in the Baltimore area for 2021 by the Baltimore Business Journal.  This is a significant jump from 2020 when the firm was ranked 11th.  Despite the pandemic the firm’s attorney count held steady to meet the needs of its clients. For the past 15 […]

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