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Richard S Sternberg

Richard S Sternberg

Practice areas:

Real Estate, International Law, Litigation, Probate, Estate Planning… more 

About Me

The Law Offices of Richard S. Sternberg is dedicated to the principle that bigger is not always better. Instead, it rests on a tradition that actually antedates the rise of the “mega-firm”-the solo practice. Emulating a country lawyer in a big-city environment allows Mr. Sternberg to provide more individualized service to his clients, and, at the same time, pursue more collegial relations with other members of the Bar.

Since 1984, Mr. Sternberg has dedicated his practice to representing individuals and smaller businesses. For those corporate clients who have larger needs, he is affiliated with the Metropolitan Washington Law Consortium, PLLC. The larger affiliation allows you to benefit from a close relationship with your lawyer, but it allows easy connection to specific expertise and more economic approaches to handling easier day-to-day matters requiring competence with a lighter hand on the billing rates. If your matter requires multiple areas of practice and a limited practice, such as tax or immigration law, Mr. Sternberg can get you to the lawyers he knows to be the best through MWLC.


Languages Spoken: American Sign Language

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1983

  1. Litigation: 20%
    30 years
  2. International Law: 20%
    28 years
  3. Real Estate: 20%
    30 years
  4. Estate Planning: 15%
    30 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

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Contact Info

Use Maryland Mailing Address
Washington, DC, 20036

Attorney at Law

507 Crabb Ave Ste 100
Rockville, MD, 20850-1463

10605 Judicial Dr
Suite B-6
Fairfax, VA, 22030



VAAuthorized to practice law199003/11/2014
DCActive 198307/19/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Hon. FellowCenter for International Legal Studies, Austria2002
“Best Lawyers in Virginia"Virginia Business Maga2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing Principal/ CEOMetropolitan Washington Law Consortium, PLLC2002 - Present
Managing Principal/ CEOWashington Law Group, PC1992 - 2002
Sole ProprietorLaw Offices Richard S. Sternberg1984 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Maryland State Bar Association, Business Law SectionSection Council Member2009 - Present
Maryland State Bar Association, International Law CommitteeChair2008 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1990 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember1983 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
NCR Corp., Network Computing Devices, Inc., Talley Printer Corp., and Cedar Cliff Systems, Inc. v. Sistex, et aliaWon for Cedar Cliff
Phoenix Consulting/HSBC GibbsSuccess.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Republished in Kitzbuehel, Luxembourg, NY & Baltimore“Securing Investments from Foreign Sovereigns—Protecting Foreign Assets Using U.S. Law.”N/A

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Georgetown University Law CenterLawJD1983
University of PennsylvaniaAmerican Political ScienceMA - Masters1977
University of PennsylvaniaPolitical ScienceBA1977

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal Education (MICPEL)“International Commercial Transactions”2008