WTP Elects New Partner

Date: May 23, 2003

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Mary Claire Chesshire has been elected a partner of the firm.

Mary Claire Chesshire practices in the Employee Benefits group. She received her B.S. from Johns Hopkins University in 1989 and graduated cum laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1993. She is admitted to practice in Maryland and is an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the Baltimore City Bar Association. Mary Claire is resident in the Baltimore office.