• The Handshake vs. the Written Contract

    I may be a bit younger in years, but I can still recall when a “handshake and a promise” deal actually meant something. Perhaps some of my confidence in another’s word stems from my small-town Mississippi roots. Nonetheless, in today’s economy, your… Read More

  • Contracting Basics: Why Boring Things Like Venue and Jurisdiction Matter

    In the last 12 months, my firm helped our clients close transactions and manage litigation in Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Florida, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Texas, and Washington State — all from our sole office location in Hunt Valley, Maryland.    We’re hardly alone…. Read More