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DC Employers: Beware of the Noncompetition Agreement Ban Going into Effect in April 2022

The District of Columbia is creating the broadest ban on noncompetition agreements in the country. The D.C. Council passed The Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act (the “Act”) last year, but its applicability date was tied to the approval of the city’s budget. The Act prohibits most post-employment non-compete agreements (it excludes physicians). In addition, [...]

By |February 7th, 2022|News|

Pels Law Attorney Maria Leonard Olsen to Speak at TEDxCUNY November 14th 2021

One of our Pels Law attorneys, Maria Leonard Olsen, will take the TEDx stage next week at the City University of New York. As Maria stated on Facebook: So excited to speak at TEDx CUNY next month! I will talk about using your trauma and challenges as forces for doing good in the world. Register [...]

By |November 6th, 2021|News|

Montgomery County Business Owner Wins Appeal Against Montgomery County’s Rain Tax

For six years, Ben Porto & Son, Ltd. and Tri-State Stone & Building Supply Inc., the last surviving local dimension stone quarry in Montgomery County, has been battling the County to receive credits on the Water Quality Protection Charge (“WQPC”), otherwise known as the “rain tax,” for treatment of their own stormwater. On August 24, [...]

By |September 4th, 2021|News|

Pels Law Succeeds Again Representing National PTA in Maryland

Today, the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), represented by the Pels Law Firm, was again successful in defeating a motion to dismiss or transfer venue by a rogue break off faction of the Maryland PTA. The Pels Law Firm filed suit against this defendant, as well as other individuals, and was successful in obtaining a [...]

By |August 2nd, 2021|News|

Law360 Article Covers Pels Law Victory in Case Before Virginia Supreme Court

The press is taking notice of the win secured by the Pels Law Firm on July 22nd in the Virginia Supreme Court.  The website Law360 has published an article covering the case and the decision handed down by the Virginia Supreme Court Thursday. Here is an excerpt: Brian Potter filed suit in July 2017. In [...]

By |July 24th, 2021|Awards, News|

Pels Law Firm Secures Win in Virginia Supreme Court, Reversing Loudon County Court’s Earlier Decision

In a big win for the Pels Law Firm team, representing the father of an 18-year-old killed in a silo accident, the Virginia Supreme Court on July 22, 2021, reversed the Loudoun County Circuit Court’s dismissal of the case with prejudice. The issue considered by the Virginia Supreme Court was whether a Buell Classifier installed [...]

By |July 22nd, 2021|News|

Pels Law Attorney Erin Webb Weighs in on Insurance and Storm Damage

WUSA9 reached out to Pels Law attorney Erin Webb to better understand the issues around insurance claims and liability when dealing with damage from a neighbors tree falling on your home.  A quote from the article: Erin L. Webb, an insurance lawyer in the Washington, D.C. area, says there is a general rule when dealing [...]

By |July 14th, 2021|News|

Washington Post Opinion Weighs in on Montgomery County “Rain Tax” Case

A new opinion column in The Washington Post discusses the Montgomery County Water Quality Protection Charge (WQPC), also known as the "Rain Tax". The column is written by Devin L. Battley, president of the Lindbergh Park Owners Association in Gaithersburg, which represents business property owners in the Lindbergh Park development.  Pels Law is representing the [...]

By |July 5th, 2021|News|

Pels Law Helps Secure Major Victory in Maryland Parent Teacher Association Case

These Pels Law firm attorneys secured a big win in court this week for the National PTA: Jon Pels, Katerina Newell, Christina Buschmann, Kerry Edwards, Alvaro Augusto and Amira Khan. Press Release from the National PTA Statement on the Alliance for Maryland Parents, Teachers and Students: ALEXANDRIA, Va., (June 15, 2021)—Yesterday, National PTA took legal action [...]

By |June 16th, 2021|News|
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