WASHINGTON, DC (November 25, 2019) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Stacie E. Tobin, a partner in the Commercial Litigation Practice, has been named partner-in-charge of the Baltimore office.
Ms. Tobin brings extensive litigation experience spanning a diverse range of matters and has tried dozens of cases to verdict while serving as first-chair counsel or co-counsel before federal and state courts across the United States. She represents companies, manufacturers, and financial services clients as part of her commercial litigation practice. She has also counseled heavy equipment manufacturers, automobile and watercraft manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and tobacco companies in product liability disputes.
Ms. Tobin leads Venable's Electronic Discovery Task Force and the women's affinity group for the Maryland offices; she also serves on several Venable committees related to attorney recruitment, promotion, and compensation. Her commitment to the community has included service on the boards of numerous nonprofit and civic organizations, including Special Olympics Maryland, Live Baltimore, Executive Alliance, and the Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance. She is a 2016 graduate of the GBC LEADERship program. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers for Commercial Litigation (2013-2020); Best Lawyers Business Edition's Women in Law for Commercial Litigation (2017-2019); The Daily Record in its Maryland's Top 100 Women list (2019), and by the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland for its Distinguished Women's Award (2018).
Stuart P. Ingis, chairman of Venable, said, "Besides being an outstanding litigator, Stacie embodies Venable's commitment to professional excellence and service to the community, and is a natural fit for this leadership position."
Venable's Baltimore office, which has approximately 170 attorneys, is home to many of the firm's top-ranked practices in business transactions and corporate law, bankruptcy and creditors' rights, commercial litigation, labor and employment law, and tax law, as well as the country's foremost practice in the area of real estate investment trusts (REITs). The office also features a number of attorneys who have been ranked as among the top in their fields, and who represent clients in matters involving multi-billion-dollar transactions, complex commercial litigation spanning a wide variety of industries, Maryland corporate law, and local government. Venable's record of commitment to the Baltimore community is long and distinguished. Like their counterparts in Venable's other offices, the firm's Baltimore attorneys support a number of charitable, civic, and nonprofit organizations throughout Baltimore, and dedicate thousands of hours to pro bono representation of needy individuals throughout the region.
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