BALTIMORE – September 5, 2005 Ober|Kaler’s Chairman, John Anthony Wolf, was named “one of the world’s leading practitioners” in the field of construction law by “The International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers.” The reference guide, published by Law Business Research Ltd., an independent London-based publishing group, identifies Mr. Wolf as one of 369 “pre-eminent lawyers” in the construction industry. According to research conducted for the publication, Mr. Wolf is “truly considered a leader in the field of construction law.”
Headquartered in Ober|Kaler’s Baltimore office, Mr. Wolf is CEO of the 115-attorney law firm and former chair of its twenty-two member Construction Law practice. A thirty-three year veteran of construction contract negotiation, litigation and ADR matters, Mr. Wolf represents owners and developers, lenders, engineers, contractors and equipment manufacturers. Mr. Wolf frequently serves as a neutral in ADR matters.
“It is a distinct honor to be recognized by one’s peers,” commented Mr. Wolf. “To be recognized by other lawyers equally committed to the construction field is a real compliment.”
Mr. Wolf is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the Maryland Mentoring Partnership and Union Memorial Hospital Foundation. In addition to other professional honors and awards, Mr. Wolf has appeared since 2003 in each edition of the peer-rated “The Best Lawyers in America.”
An alumnus of Washington & Lee University (BA, 1969) and Washington & Lee University School of Law (JD, cum laude, 1972), Mr. Wolf serves as a member of the Washington & Lee University Board of Trustees and is a recipient of the University’s Distinguished Alumnus Award.
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Law Business Research Ltd. developed “The International Who’s Who of Construction Lawyers” as a reference guide for companies seeking to corroborate the reputations of expert lawyers. Appearance in the publication is by a review process only; fees for inclusion in the guide are not accepted.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory,
Ober|transactional, and litigation services to financial, health care,
Ober|construction, and other business organizations. The firm has more
Ober|than 115 attorneys, and offices in Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and