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PK Law 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars!

PK Law is pleased to announce that 22 lawyers have been named to the 2018 Super Lawyers Maryland List. Congratulations to the Following PK Law Attorneys on their selection to the 2018 Super Lawyer Maryland List (Top 5% of MD Attorneys) *Steven Allen, Business Litigation James Benjamin Jr., Environmental Litigation David Burkhouse, Employment & Labor Joan Cerniglia-Lowensen, Medical Malpractice Defense Gregory Kirby, Medical Malpractice Defense Patricia McHugh Lambert, Business Litigation Michael Leaf, Real Estate Natalie … Continue reading 

NAIC’s Model Law Opens Door for State Data Security Standards

By:  Kambon R. Williams, Esquire There appears to be no stopping the continued breathtaking pace of cyberattacks as we head into 2018.  In 2017, the Equifax data breach exposed the nonpublic information of over 140 million consumers; there were allegations that Uber hired hackers to conceal a data breach involving over 57 million rider accounts; and Yahoo confirmed that its 2013 data breach (which was initially reported in 2016 to involve 1 billion accounts), actually … Continue reading 

Are You Ready For A DHS Visit? Top Five Things Schools Need to Know NOW

By:  Jennifer Ciarrocchi, Esquire There have been few occasions in recent history when immigration has been such a hot topic.  The current administration has directed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to increase enforcement efforts against removable aliens, including the hiring of more enforcement agents.  As enforcement efforts grow, schools must be prepared for the possibility of campus visits from federal immigration enforcement officials.  While the amount of notice an institution may have prior to a … Continue reading 

Paid Sick Leave Legislation Appears Inevitable for Maryland Businesses

By: Andrew Scott, Esquire Last legislative session the Maryland General Assembly passed the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act (HB1/SB230) (“the Act”), which required employers with 15 or more employees to provide paid sick and safe leave. Although Governor Hogan later vetoed the Act, the Act had passed with enough votes to override the Governor’s veto, leading many to speculate that the legislature would override the Governor’s veto at the beginning of the new legislative session … Continue reading