Joseph, Greenwald & Laake elevates four attorneys

January 30, 2015

Two attorneys elected as principals

Greenbelt, Md. –  Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, P.A. is pleased to announce that it has promoted Joseph M. Creed and Anne E. Grover from senior counsel to principals. In addition, Darin L. Rumer has been elevated from associate to senior counsel and Allison McFadden has been elevated from staff attorney to associate.

“We are proud to have the opportunity to reward these outstanding attorneys with promotions,” said Burt M. Kahn, managing director. “We are particularly pleased to elect and welcome Joe and Anne as principals. Their dedication to their clients and firm is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to a great future with them.”

Creed is a member of the firm’s Civil Litigation and Labor & Employment groups. He advises and represents individuals and businesses in various civil litigation matters. He is an experienced litigator and appellate attorney, having tried cases and argued appeals in state and federal courts. His practice includes business litigation, professional licensing matters and all aspects of employment law.

Grover, a member of the firm’s Family Law practice, represents clients in a wide range of family law matters, including separation and divorce, child custody disputes, contempt and enforcement proceedings, drafting and negotiating prenuptial agreements, and obtaining protective orders. She has represented clients throughout Maryland, as well as in interstate jurisdictional matters and appeals. Grover is skilled as both a negotiator and a litigator, and brings a sophisticated understanding of financial and tax issues to her analysis of her clients’ needs.

Also a member of the firm’s Family Law practice, Rumer advises clients in family law matters, including child custody and divorce litigation, separation agreements, child support and alimony issues, property distribution issues, domestic violence, and other areas.

McFadden, also a member of the firm’s Family Law practice, represents clients in a wide variety of domestic relations matters, including custody disputes and divorces. She enjoys working closely with her clients to assist them through each phase of their cases, from discovery and depositions through preparation for mediation and trial.