Listed: Marquis "Who's Who in American Law", and in "Who's Who in Washington". Chair, "Best Section Committee of the Year," District of Columbia Bar, 1990. Author: "Some Unintended Consequences of Collaborating", U.S. Cybersecurity Magazine, Summer, 2015; "Non-Competes in the Cybersecurity Industry", U.S. Cybersecurity Magazine, Winter 2015; "Does a Lease Mean What It Says?" D.C. Building Industry Association Pipeline, 2003; Disposing of Excess Real Estate, NACORE Corporate Real Estate Executive, March/April, 1994; The Retail Lease: What to Look for, Bargain for, Legal Times, April, 1986. Co-Author: chapter of ALI-ABA's Practice Checklist for Drafting Leases III, 2001; "Drafting Letters of Intent for Leases (with Forms), The Practical Real Estate Lawyer," September 1997.
Classes/Seminars Taught: Clearing Titles, 2016; LLCs and LLPs in Bankruptcy, webcasts, 2013 and 2012; Title Problems Only a Bankruptcy Court Can Solve, 2012; Condo/hotels and other mixed use workouts, American Bar Association, 2011 and 2010; Buying Assets Out of a Bankruptcy Estate, American Inns of Court, 2010; Escrow Funds as Part of a Bankruptcy Estate, ACREL, 2010 and 2009; Maryland Real Estate Liens - Foreclosures and Bankruptcy, 2009; Bankruptcy Aspects of Drafting Commercial Leases and Workout Agreements, Law Seminars International, 2009 and 2008; Title Insurance for Workouts and Bankruptcy Transactions, Stewart Title National Underwriters, 2008; Assumption and Assignment of Leases in Bankruptcy, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 2008; Workouts, American Bar Association, 2008; Bankruptcy Sales, Reorganizations and other Bankruptcy Transactions, American Inns of Court, 2008, 2007 and 2006; "Ethics-SOX: Does Each Officer and Director Now Need His/Her Own Separate Counsel?" also known as Corporate/Partnership Attorney as Whistleblower, International Association of Attorneys and Executives In Corporate Real Estate, 2007; Leasing Overseas, Particularly in China and India, CoreNet Global and International Association of Attorneys and Executives in Corporate Real Estate, 2006; How Lawyers Can Mess-Up Transactions, Harvard Business School Club of Washington, D.C., 2006; Telecommunications Law, National Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives, 1997; A Real Estate Lawyer's Guide To Broadband, National Continuing Legal Education Conference, 2001. Panelist: Programs on Bankruptcy Transactions and Litigation, American Inns of Court, 2006; Programs on broadband wiring of buildings and one on developing real estate projects at metro-rail sites, D.C. Building Industry Association, 2000; Programs on telecommunications and financing, American College of Real Estate Lawyers, 1998, 1999 and 2000; Programs on leasing, American Bar Association, 1987-1998; Shopping Center University course and various programs on lease negotiations, International Council of Shopping Centers, 1988-1998; Programs on Leasing Issues, D.C. Association of Realtors, Inc., 1992 and 1996; Programs on Real estate Transactions, the Russian Duma Committee writing the New Civil Code, 1994 and 1995; Programs on Security Interests under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, enforcing liens, easements, leasing, and other topics, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, 1981-1994. Of Counsel, Deckelbaum, Ogens & Raftery, Chartered, Bethesda, MD, 2001-2008. Partner: Wilkes Artis, Chartered, Washington, D.C., 1995-2001; Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, Baltimore, MD and Washington, D.C., 1993-1995. Associate and then Partner, Linowes and Blocher, Silver Spring, MD, 1977-1993. Assistant Attorney General: the State of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 1973-1977. Associate: Dickerson, Nice, Sokol & Horn (no longer exists), Baltimore, MD, 1973; Weinberg & Green (now Saul Ewing), Baltimore, MD, 1971-1973.