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Offit Kurman Attorneys at Law

Sitting (L-R): Sandra Brooks, Pilar Nichols, Stephen Metz Standing (L-R): Emily Gelmann, James Hoffman, Lisa Seltzer Becker, Jordan Savitz, Cheryl Hepfer, Sara Donohue, Lauren Jenkins

4800 Montgomery Lane, Ninth Floor




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Family & Education Law:

Lisa Seltzer Becker represents clients in high-conflict custody and divorce cases, and students in Title IX and education matters.

Sandra Brooks helps clients survive the divorce process while maintaining their emotional and financial health. She works on complex custody and high asset matters.

Sara Donohue focuses on complex divorce and high conflict custody cases. Her 30 years of trial experience and negotiating settlements leaves her clients’ interests well served.

Emily Gelmann guides clients through the divorce process. She’s trained to represent children as a Best Interest Attorney, and is certified in collaborative divorce. Cheryl Hepfer, with over 40 years of experience, handles domestic litigation involving significant assets and business interest. She is past president of the AAML and IAML.

Pilar Nichols has extensive trial experience, a niche representing clients in domestic violence matters, and significant experience in divorces involving employees of international organizations.

Creditors’ Rights, Business & Transactions, Bankruptcy:

James Hoffman represents creditors, bankruptcy trustees and all aspects of business issues through closing the business through sale or liquidation.

Stephen Metz represents parties in bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy debtor/creditor matters, as well as parties to real estate disputes.

Jordan Savitz’s background in business helps him craft practical solutions, from entity formation through exit planning, that meet his clients’ strategic objectives.

Estates & Trusts:

Lauren A. Jenkins represents clients for estate planning, estate and trust administration, and premarital agreements.

A full-service legal provider, Offit Kurman assists clients throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Our firm is well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them.

AV Preeminent Top Rated Lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell; Top Attorney, Bethesda Magazine, 2019; Super Lawyers; Best Lawyers in America; Best Lawyers, Washingtonian

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