PR 2017 No. 1
Offit Kurman’s Tysons Corner, VA Office Grows Into One-Stop Legal Shop with Recent Attorney Affiliations
Following recent affiliations with several prominent attorneys, Offit Kurman has broadened its presence and legal capabilities in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Family law attorney Joe Condo, intellectual property attorney Christopher Raimund, business attorney Daniel Casto, and Offit Kurman Business Law and Transactions Practice Group Chair Michael Mercurio are a few of the latest practitioners to join the firm’s Tysons Corner office. Additionally, the firm has hired Melissa Malpass as Counsel, in which capacity she will aid the local team as-needed to best service Offit Kurman’s clients.
“I am proud to say that our office here is well on its way to becoming an unparalleled legal resource for Virginia businesses, individuals, and families,” said Timothy Lynch, Managing Partner of Offit Kurman. “As Tysons Corner develops into a thriving urban center, we are well-positioned to expand right alongside it.”
He added: “Regional attorneys have been drawn to our location in Virginia because of the way Offit Kurman works with our team members and rewards their individual achievements. Offit Kurman is a place where lawyers can build their practices without the weight of internal competition or administrative overhead. As we grow, they grow.”
More information about each of the latest Offit Kurman attorneys to join the Tysons Corner office can be found below:
Joseph Condo is a principal with the firm’s Family Law Practice Group. He is an acclaimed lawyer, litigator, negotiator, and lecturer with 40 years of experience in family law. Known for his friendly and down-to-earth demeanor, Mr. Condo has resolved the vast majority of the cases he’s handled without going to trial. The Washingtonian has called him a “Virginia legend” who is “solidly ethical” and “knows how it’s done.”
Christopher Raimund is a principal with the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice Group. A former patent examiner at the US Patent & Trademark Office, Mr. Raimund has examined, prepared, and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in a variety of technological fields including chemicals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, semiconductors, semiconductor processing, and biotechnology.
Daniel Casto is a principal with the firm’s Business Law and Transactions Practice Group. His experience includes advising financial institutions, private corporations, and a NASDAQ-listed company on matters such as corporate governance, SEC requirements, contract negotiation, public policy, and mergers and acquisitions.
In addition to his role as Business Law and Transactions Practice Group Chair, Michael Mercurio serves as outside general counsel to Offit Kurman’s clients on matters related to corporate and business law, commercial transactions, government contracting, healthcare, construction services, and real estate. As a strategic partner, Mr. Mercurio regularly counsels entrepreneurial individuals and assorted entities on all aspects of business and commerce, and during all stages of the business lifecycle.
Counsel attorney Melissa Malpass advises financial institutions on compliance with federal and state consumer financial laws, such as the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), and Title XIV of the Dodd-Frank Act. She has extensive experience counseling financial institutions on fair lending matters, particularly with respect to developing internal policies and procedures for compliance monitoring and training. She has represented mortgage lenders, automobile lenders, and credit card issuers in federal and state agency investigations and enforcement actions brought under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA).
More information about Offit Kurman’s comprehensive legal services can be found here. For details of and directions to Offit Kurman’s Tysons Corner office, click here.
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Published: January 2017