New Rembrandt Peale Portrait in focus show at the Walters Art Museum

In celebration of a recent gift to the museum by a Maryland family, the Walters Art Museum presents the focus show, Rembrandt Peale’s Portrait of John Meer: A New Addition to the American Art Collection, on the work of painter Rembrandt Peale (1778–1860). The donated, undated painting, Portrait of John Meer, depicts a robust middle-aged man who points enigmatically at a human skull cradled to his body. Painted by Peale … Continue reading

R. Christopher Rosenthal awarded Accredited Estate Planner credential

R. Christopher Rosenthal, a director in the Forensic and Valuation Services Group at Ellin & Tucker, Chartered, has recently been awarded the Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) Credential by the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (NAEPC). This credential is awarded by the NAEPC to recognize estate planning professionals who meet stringent requirements of experience, knowledge, education and professional reputation and character. The NAEPC is a national organization of professional … Continue reading

Three new partners announced at Shapiro Sher Guinot and Sandler

Maryland law firm Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler is pleased to announce Matthew A.S. Esworthy, David M. Hausner and John J. Leidig have been named partners of the firm. Esworthy, previously an associate at the firm, is now a partner in its litigation department. He concentrates in general civil and criminal litigation, including securities litigation, partnership disputes, appeals and employment law. Esworthy graduated from the Dickinson School of Law at … Continue reading

David Panneton appointed to TowsonGlobal Advisory Board

David Panneton, vice president for worldwide marketing in microbiology systems at BD, has joined the TowsonGlobal Advisory Board. In his role at BD Diagnostics – Diagnostics Systems, a unit of BD, Panneton has direct responsibility for strategy development, product innovation and development, and marketing operations. “Having lived and worked in many other parts of the world, I am thrilled now to call Maryland home and to be able to make … Continue reading

Searchlight Business Intelligence joins TowsonGlobal business incubator

Searchlight Business Intelligence, a sales and investment research firm, has become the latest business to join TowsonGlobal, Towson University’s international incubator for startup companies. “Searchlight provides clients with a variety of information services to enhance their decision-making capabilities, which allows them to maximize sales and returns on investment,” Jeremy Bevans, Searchlight’s manager of operations, said. Central to Searchlight’s offerings is the development for clients of detailed profiles of prospective customers. … Continue reading

Lease approved for new life sciences institute at University of Maryland BioPark in west Baltimore

Governor Martin O’Malley announced Jan. 28 the University of Maryland BioPark, a biomedical research park located on the campus of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, will have a new tenant next year. The Board of Public Works has approved a 10-year lease for space to be occupied by the Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) Life Sciences Institute. Negotiated by the Maryland Department of General Services’ Office of Real Estate, the … Continue reading

Katz Abosch names Melissa J. Pitchford to Shareholder

Regional accounting and consulting firm KatzAbosch, Jan. 26 announced it has named Melissa J. Pitchford, CPA, to Shareholder with the firm. Pitchford joined the firm in 2002 and provides auditing, accounting, and taxation services. She serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Medical Practice Services Group working directly with medical practices and physicians throughout the state of Maryland and specializes in business advice and assistance to medical services institutions and providers, … Continue reading

Capitol College representatives join MICUA on Independent Higher Education Day

Governor Martin O’Malley has declared February 12, 2009 “Maryland Independent Higher Education Day” in recognition of the vital role Maryland’s independent colleges serve in the state, which boasts one of the best educated workforces in the nation. Capitol College and other institutions that make up the Maryland Independent College and University Association (MICUA) will bring more than 150 college students, executives and presidents from across the state to Annapolis for … Continue reading

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston ranked No. 6 by Law360 Litigation Almanac

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) ranks No. 6 in the Law360 Litigation Almanac’s list of United States firms with the highest concentration of Bankruptcy lawyers. “We are truly honored,” said Paul M. Nussbaum, chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy Section and recent Maryland Super Lawyers honoree. “Given the firm’s excellent reputation generally, it’s a pleasure to gain this type of recognition for a specific practice area. Whiteford has made it … Continue reading