An Inside Job: Highlights From November’s ACC Presentation


On November 8, 2017, Suzzanne W. Decker, a Principal in the Miles & Stockbridge Labor, Employment, Benefits & Immigration practice group, and Sandra McLelland, Managing Counsel at Under Armour, presented a webinar to members of the Association of Corporate Counsel (“ACC”) on preserving the attorney-client privilege in corporate investigations and the extent to which internal communications may be protected by the attorney-client privilege or the attorney work-product doctrine.
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Micro Units: The Latest Trend in High Density Housing


In my previous article “The Tiny House Craze: Zoning Laws Could Be a Tiny Impediment” I discussed the popular new “tiny house” trend in residential housing options.
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Should You Hoard Records If Benefit Claims Live Forever?


Human-resource professionals are a notoriously organized and efficient bunch.
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4 Reasons Why PACE Bonds Are a Good Opportunity to Finance Energy Efficiency Upgrades or Renewable Energy Projects


Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Bonds are a financing tool used to finance energy efficiency upgrades or renewable energy projects in residential, commercial and industrial properties.
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S-corporations – Time to Roll In your Rental-Income Benjamins


In Private Letter Ruling 201725022 (the “PLR”), the IRS determined that rental income an S-corporation received from its operations is not passive investment income that would subject the S-corporation to termination.
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New Maryland Laws Governing Condominiums and HOAs


Beginning on October 1, 2017, several new laws will go into effect in Maryland governing condominiums and homeowners associations (“HOA”).
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1099 or W-2? How to Classify Workers in the Gig Economy and Why It Matters


Uber and other ride sharing companies have been at the forefront of the “gig economy” where websites and mobile applications (commonly called “apps”) connect workers to customers who need a temporary service.
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Feeling Discouraged About Immigration?


Feeling Discouraged About Immigration? You are not alone.
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Country Inns Being Pushed Out


A Country Inn provides a venue for a cozy dinner or event and possibly an overnight stay nestled in a rural setting in Montgomery County.
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Land Use Lessons from the Eye of the Hurricane


As I write this article, powerful Hurricane Irma is bearing down on Florida, and Hurricane Jose is close behind it, farther out in the Atlantic Ocean.
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