Offit Kurman, Attorneys At Law
Offit Kurman, Attorneys At Law

Offit Kurman, Attorneys At Law

1 Star Rating     3 reviews

http://www.offitkurman.com 
Main Office:

8171 Maple Lawn Boulevard, Suite 200 | Fulton | MD | 20759

Phone: 301-575-0300  | Fax: 301-575-0335 

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Year of establishment 1987
Number of offices 12
Biggest office Fulton
Number of attorneys 146
   3 reviews

Offit Kurman, Attorneys At Law Reviews

- Reviewed on December 26, 2019

Advice to law firm management: Retire ASAP!!!!!

Pros: Honestly, nothing.

Cons: Management is inept, incompetent, & incapable of running a law firm. Dog eat dog mentality due to origination system. Salaries are way below market—especially if you’re a woman or minority attorney. Only a handful of EQUITY-HOLDING partners even though they have tons of “partners.” Very homogenous (white men). Founders are racist, sexist, and Trump donors. Stay away from this firm if you want to keep your sanity.

Partners to Avoid and Why: Management, founders (“3 stooges”).

Favorite Things About this Firm: Nada.

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2017

Job type: Full time

- Reviewed on December 06, 2019

Advice to law firm management: Please don’t think the public is going to look kindly upon your old boys club and the rampant, egregious, and systemic discrimination against countless individuals—staff and attorneys alike. The truth will come out one day including the fact that you have retaliated against countless individuals for calling you out for sheer incompetence, invidious discrimination, and the fact that y’all suck at the whole lawyer thing.

Pros: Before joining the firm, I was excited by novel approach to marketing and business development aspects of the firm.

Cons: Lots of turnover among attorneys and staff, management is rude, condescending, and demeaning towards women, minorities, and the legal administrative staff members who work hard. Toxic culture that rewards the old boys club, which consists of the management team and all white male shareholders (20). The firm is not well-regarded in the Baltimore area if you talk to other attorneys—seems like everyone has at least one story about a negative interaction or experience they had with the firm, firm partners, or a colleague who experienced the rude and disrespectful behaviors of opposing counsel that were firm partners. Many nice, well-meaning attorneys and staff but they cannot fix this very broken system because leadership starts at the top and change doesn’t happen unless leadership is interested in fixing problems and accepting feedback. Diversity is not valued or even addressed by firm. Shady.

Partners to Avoid and Why: Tim Lynch John Raftery Howard Kurman Ted Offit (especially any women—do not agree to be alone with him!) Maurice Offit Jason Klein

Favorite Things About this Firm: Some of the individual attorneys and staff (especially paralegals and admins!) who I met while employed by the firm. Many people supported me even though management made every attempt to embarrass and humiliate me for seeking equal treatment.

Current or former employee?: Former Employee

Last Year at Employer: 2018

Job type: Full time

Overview


Offit Kurman is a dynamic full-service law firm assisting clients in 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. At Offit Kurman, we are our client's most trusted legal advisors, the professionals who help them to maximize and protect their business value and individual wealth. In every interaction, we consistently strive to maintain our clients' trust, further their objectives and help them achieve their goals in an efficient manner.


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