Frederick, MD

Legal Practice Areas

business litigation

Business Litigation

Worried that a deal is starting to unravel? Having difficulty getting paid by a general contractor, or more broadly, are your company’s aged receivables getting a little too old? RWC has nearly 50 years of collective experience litigating business disputes, whether involving contracts, prospective deals, business torts or other wrongful conduct, including disputes involving intellectual property rights.

  • Breach of Contract
  • Business Torts
  • Intellectual Property Disputes
  • Accounts Receivable/Collections
  • Construction Litigation
consumer protection

Consumer Protection

Consumers are involved in thousands of transactions each day. Did you recently make a significant purchase (home, car, etc.), only to find that the deal was not quite as advertised? Have you been unfairly targeted by debt collectors, or been damaged as the result of a false post online? Was the professional you hired negligent? When these everyday consumer interactions go awry, Remus, Weddle & Cavenee’s attorneys have the experience to advise you of your options.

  • Fraud
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Negligence
  • Fair Credit Protection Act/Consumer Protection Act Claims
  • Defamation
corporate control

Corporate Control, Formation & Operations

Unfortunately, trust is a luxury you cannot always afford in business. When disputes arise, it is essential that you receive competent advice from a legal professional. Whether you are just starting out in business, looking to update/upgrade your company’s key organizational documents or contracts, seeking to understand your rights in a business venture, or get advice about a regulatory compliance issue, the attorneys at RWC are ready to assist local businesses in their day-to-day needs and disputes.

  • Business Start-Up
  • Fiduciary Duty & Partnership Battles
  • Compliance Review
  • Outside General Counsel Services
property law

Commercial & Residential Property Law

When an argument over a shared driveway, property boundary, or deed of easement escalates to litigation, the legal professionals at RWC have the experience to help you achieve a resolution. The firm has represented both communities and homeowners in matters involving HOAs, and has assisted property owners dealing with zoning issues. The attorneys at RWC can help address your concerns involving real property, whether you are an owner, landlord, or tenant.

  • Property Disputes (easements, adverse possession, common driveway disputes)
  • Homeowners Associations (“HOAs”)
  • Leasing
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Zoning
  • Mechanic’s Liens and Bond Claims
labor and employment law

Labor & Employment

Managing your work force can present countless challenges. Employers need to be mindful of federal, state, and local regulation and how these regulations impact the workplace. Still, even the most steadfast of employers will find themselves in disputes involving wages, employee benefits, or wrongful termination among other challenges. Likewise, employees who have been unfairly treated on the job need informed counsel to advise them of their rights and represent their interests. The lawyers at RWC are experienced in many aspects of employer/employee relations, and are available for consultation.

  • Employer Compliance
  • Employee Rights
  • Wage & Benefit Disputes
  • Wrongful Termination
legal dispute resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution/Additional Consultation Services

Whether you are a party seeking to avoid litigation or wish to retain a trained mediator, the firm is experienced in handling claims through alternative dispute resolution. RWC boasts a trained mediator who has been working in the Maryland state court’s alternative dispute resolution program for several years. Likewise, if you have started a family and want to talk to a legal professional about providing for your family’s basic estate planning needs, or have simply been confronted with a legal question out of the blue, the firm may be able to assist you. RWC also has experience in specific areas impacting the disabled community, including adult guardianship and special education.

  • Arbitration/Mediation Advocacy
  • Mediator Services
  • Expert Witness
  • Adult Guardianship
  • Estate Planning Concerns

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