6 Whiteford, Taylor & Preston Attorneys Named Among Baltimore's Legal Elite

Date: August 21, 2006

Baltimore - Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP (WTP) is delighted to announce that Baltimore SmartCEO Magazine (SmartCEO) has selected six WTP attorneys for its list of Baltimore's Legal Elite.   

"We're honored that our attorneys have been recognized for their skills, knowledge, and client dedication.  While we've always known how fortunate we are to have them as part of the Whiteford family, we're very pleased to have this type of outside recognition," explained Martin Fletcher, a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Ward B. Coe III (Business Litigation and Technology and Intellectual Property), Robert M. Wright (Business Litigation, Construction and Surety, and Government Contracts), William F. Ryan, Jr. (Business Litigation and Technology and Intellectual Property), Albert J. Mezzanotte, Jr. (Business Litigation), Thomas C. Barbuti (Real Estate and Land Use), and Keith Moulsdale (Technology and Intellectual Property) were selected among Baltimore's Legal Elite.     

Celebrating its fifth year in circulation, Baltimore SmartCEO is a regional "growing company" publication that serves as a resource to help educate, motivate and inspire Baltimore's decision-makers.   

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston is dedicated to helping clients to achieve their business goals through strategic legal counsel.  Founded in 1933, the firm has grown to over 150 attorneys in offices throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia.  For more information, please visit our website at