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Best Lawyers, 2018

Whiteford Adds Eminent Corporate and Real Estate Practices in Richmond

Whiteford Taylor & Preston today announced continued expansion in Richmond with the addition of a highly regarded group of corporate and real estate attorneys, including partners Katja H. Hill and John C. Selbach, and associates Jonathan Jones and Nicole K. Scott.

Whiteford Expands Sports Law Practice with Addition of Ricky Lefft

Whiteford Taylor & Preston announced today that Joseph R. “Ricky” Lefft has joined the firm.  A leading sports law attorney, Mr. Lefft has over 30 years of experience advising professional athletes, coaches and athletic administrators on their professional and personal business matters.

Highly Regarded Tax Attorney Elizabeth Atkinson Joins Whiteford

Whiteford Taylor & Preston announced today that Elizabeth J. Atkinson, a tax attorney with over twenty-five years of experience providing legal counsel on complex business transactions and tax controversy matters, has joined the firm.


Get Ready to Renew Your DC Tax Exemptions

The District of Columbia has established a new requirement for nonprofit organizations to renew their DC tax exemptions every five years.  If you received an exemption in 2014 or an earlier year, you can expect to receive a renewal notice in 2019 if you have not received one already.  You should prepare now to make sure you have the tax and corporate documents as well as other information you will need to file a renewal application.


Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era and Minimizing Risk

The number of sexual harassment claims reported to the EEOC, as well as the amounts recovered by the EEOC and in jury awards, are on the rise. In 2015, 6,870 sexual harassment complaints were filed with the EEOC. Between 2010 and 2016, private employers paid nearly $700M to employees arising from harassment claims filed with the EEOC.

Upcoming Event

Webinar: 5 Questions Employers Should Ask Every Year

This one hour webinar will address five HR issues that are frequent stumbling blocks for employers seeking to maintain compliance and avoid costly litigation.