Downs Ward Bender Hauptmann & Herzog, P.A. published in U.S. News and World Report as a Maryland First-Tier firm U.S. News – Best Lawyers® brings you the 12th edition of the"Best Law Firms" publication. The 2022 rankings incorporate more than 8.2 million evaluations of more than 115,000 individual leading lawyers from more than 22,000 firms. More than 2,000 firms received a national ranking this year. Of those, more than 500 firms received at least one Tier 1 national ranking. Achieving a tiered ranking in U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" signals a unique combination of quality law [...]
Law firms Morgan Carlo Downs and Ward & Herzog have merged to form Downs Ward Bender Hauptmann & Herzog, P.A., effective Jan. 1, 2019. The merger fosters the expansion of services and growth of both firms. “Our new firm, in which all seven partners are litigators with extensive trial experience, will allow each of us to be stronger and to offer our clients new and expanded services in each of our practice areas,” said Partner Margaret Fonshell Ward. Among the firm’s practice areas are medical professional and long-term care liability defense, health care licensing, insurance defense, insurance coverage, employment practices [...]
Mary Alane Downs, founding partner of Downs Ward Bender Hauptmann & Herzog, received the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.
The firm was ranked Tier 1 in the “Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants” category and Tier 2 in the “Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants” category. See on U.S. News