Ralph Arnsdorf and Heather Rice Argue One of the Final Cases Before the Maryland Court of Special Appeals

On Monday, December 12, 2022, Principal Ralph Arnsdorf and Counsel, Heather Rice, participated in the last day of oral argument at the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.  In November, voters in Maryland voted to adopt a constitutional amendment changing the name of the Court from the Maryland Court of Special Appeals to the Appellate Court of Maryland.  The Maryland Court of Appeals will now be known as the Maryland Supreme Court. Click here to read the original article regarding the court’s name change.

F&P Attorneys Selected to Super Lawyers and Rising Stars for 2023

Super Lawyers, a nationally recognized rating service of outstanding lawyers in more than 70 -practice areas,  has announced its Super Lawyers and Rising Star designees for 2023, and F&P is proud to announce that 17 of our attorneys have received this honor. Candidates are selected through peer review, professional competence, and attorney-led research staff. Each attorney is assessed on 12 indications of peer recognition and professional achievement. Rising Star qualifications include practicing for ten years or less and under 40. The Super Lawyers are comprised of the top 5% of attorneys in each state and Rising Stars 2.5%.


Super Lawyers

Angela Garcia Kozlowski

John Handscomb

Laura McKenzie

Maija Jackson

Michael Prokopik

Tamara Goorevitz

William “Skip” Crawford


Rising Stars

April Kerns

Bryce Ziskind

Ellen Stewart

Heather Rice

Kara Parker

Matthew LaFontaine

Michael Bennett

Miranda Russell

Patrick Wachter

Renee Bowen