Firm News

ADCV&R’s Response to Coronavirus/COVID-19

ADCV&R is working to protect the health and safety of our employees and clients, and to do our part in helping to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Effective March 17, 2020, all our employees began working remotely.  In anticipation of this day, we...

ADCV&R Welcomes Carolyn Demougeot

ADCV&R Welcomes Carolyn Demougeot

Carolyn Demougeot, Esquire joined ADCV&R as an Associate in April 2020.  Ms. Demougeot concentrates her practice in the defense of health care providers.  Her prior experience includes working as a criminal defense attorney, personal injury attorney, and serving...

Alex Adkins Secures a Defense Judgment in Wicomico County, Maryland

ADCVR attorney, Alex Adkins, recently secured a defense judgment on behalf of a health care provider in the District Court of Maryland for Wicomico County. The Plaintiff alleged that the provider failed to render appropriate care to a postpartum patient. At the close...

Ken Armstrong and Alex Adkins Obtain a Defense Verdict

ADCVR attorneys Ken Armstrong and Alex H. Adkins recently obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an obstetrician and his medical practice in a medical malpractice case tried in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland. The plaintiff alleged medical...

Ken Armstrong and Jeremy Krum Secure Defense Judgment

ADCVR attorneys Ken Armstrong and Jeremy R. Krum recently secured a defense judgment on behalf of a physician and his medical practice following four days of trial and after the close of the Plaintiffs’ case-in-chief in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County.  The...

ADCV&R Welcomes Joey Damiano, Esquire

Joey Damiano, Esquire joined ADCV&R as an Associate in April 2019. Mr. Damiano concentrates his practice in the defense of health care providers. His prior experience includes working as a corporate finance associate and serving as a judicial intern for the...

ADCV&R Welcomes Emma Mordfin, RN

Emma Mordfin, RN joined ADCV&R as a nurse paralegal in April 2019. Ms. Mordfin has a diverse background with 20+ years of experience in critical care, orthopedics, and the pharmaceutical industry. She previously worked as an RN Liaison for a local medical center. ...

ADCV&R Welcomes Karen S. Karlin, Esquire

Karen S. Karlin, Esquire joined ADCV&R as a Partner in May 2019.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Karlin practiced in the field of insurance defense litigation, focusing on the defense of health care providers.  She has extensive experience in defending complex...

ADCV&R Welcomes Giovanna A. Miller, Esquire

Giovanna A. Miller, Esquire joined ADCV&R as an Associate in April 2019.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Miller practiced in the fields of criminal prosecution and criminal defense.  She has a wealth of trial experience and she has handled hundreds of trials in...

Benjamin Laufer promoted to partner of ADCV&R

It is our pride and privilege to announce that Benjamin A. Laufer, Esquire has become a partner of ADCV&R as of January 1, 2019.  As a partner, Ben will continue his general civil trial practice, including the defense of professional liability and licensing...