Miles & Stockbridge P.C.

100 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202, United States
Contact: Kiara Hughes, Communications & Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 410.727.6464
Fax: 410.385.3700
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Maritime Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

MD DLLR Provides New Information on Healthy Working Families Act

The DLLR recently issued new guidance concerning the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for employers. The new guidance takes the form of sample policies and updated or new responses to the previously posted frequently asked…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Maryland Lawmakers Consider Changes to Development Rights and Responsibility Agreements

The Maryland General Assembly is currently considering House Bill 1390 (“HB1390”). As introduced, HB 1390 will materially impact the utility of the Development Rights and Responsibility Agreement (“DRRA”) for land owners,…more
 /  Construction Law, Elections & Politics, Real Estate - Commercial, Real Estate - Residential, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Caution: Filing Multiple H-1B Petitions for the Same Employee May Lead to Denial

Federal regulations prohibit “related entities” from filing more than one H-1B petition on behalf of a foreign national unless there is a legitimate business need to do so. This rule is designed to prevent H-1B petitioners from…more
 /  Business Organizations, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

Use of Patent Agents Increasingly Fortified

On Friday, February 23, 2018, the Texas Supreme Court overturned a lower court’s ruling that attorney-client privilege does not extend to patent agents. The ruling, bound to reverberate throughout the intellectual property…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

2018 Hot Topics in Employment Law Seminar Highlights

On February 23, 2018, the Miles & Stockbridge Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration practice group presented its annual Hot Topics in Employment Law seminar to an audience of nearly three hundred clients and members of the…more
 /  Civil Rights, Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

Second Circuit Joins Seventh Circuit, EEOC in Holding that Anti-Gay Discrimination is Sex Discrimination

With its en banc decision on February 26, 2018 in Melissa Zarda v. Altitude Express, Inc., No. 15-3775 (2d Cir. Feb. 26, 2018), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals became the second federal appeals court to hold that sexual…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Product Liability Issues of Today’s Direct Sales Industry

Anyone with a social media account has likely recently seen a friend start a side-hustle selling products to their network through a direct sales company. The direct sales industry has experienced a renaissance since the Great…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Products Liability

Not Out of the Woods Yet: NLRB Vacates Employer-Friendly Joint Employer Standard

During the brief period in late 2017 when there was a 3-2 Republican majority on the National Labor Relations Board, the Board issued a few decisions undoing some of the most union- or employee-friendly decisions of the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

A New Maryland Case on Annexations: The County May Give, but the County May Take

In a case of first impression in Maryland, the Court of Appeals of Maryland recently held in Waterman Family Limited Partnership v. Boomer, 456 Md. 330, 173 A.3d 1069 (2017) that a newly elected Board of County Commissioners…more
 /  Administrative Law, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

USCIS Now Accepting Credit Card Payments For Some Filings

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will accept credit card payments at no additional cost for the USCIS filing fees associated with filing most of its forms. The credit card payment option is now…more
 /  Immigration Law

EPA Guidance Documents Are Not Enforceable Rules Says DOJ

Companies regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have long complained that EPA too often uses guidance documents improperly, both to expand regulatory requirements beyond what the law permits and to avoid…more
 /  Administrative Law, Elections & Politics, Environmental Law

Treasury Resumes Sales of State and Local Government Series Securities

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Bureau of the Fiscal Service (the “Treasury”) announced on February 9, 2018, that the Treasury is resuming the sale of State and Local Government Series (SLGS) nonmarketable Treasury…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Residential PACE Market Faces a New Hurdle

Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financings are an alternative financing tool used to finance energy efficiency upgrades or renewable energy projects in residential, commercial and industrial properties. PACE financings…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential

Time Is Almost Up on Efforts to Delay Start of Maryland Paid Sick Leave

Employers are abuzz about the upcoming start of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act, which goes into effect this Sunday, February 11, 2018. Contrary to some local news reports, efforts to delay this bill have not yet been…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Uncle Sam Says Give Me Your Money or Your Passport

A “seriously delinquent tax debt” will affect the ability of a U.S. citizen to use, or apply for, a passport. Section 7345 of the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) permits the Secretary of State to deny, revoke or limit a…more
 /  Taxation
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