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Edward Emmett Sharkey

Edward Emmett Sharkey

Practice areas:

Litigation, Corporate & Incorporation, Mergers & Acquisitions

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1993

  1. Litigation: 70%
    4 years
  2. Corporate & Incorporation: 20%
    4 years
  3. Mergers & Acquisitions: 10%
    4 years

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Contact Info

4641 Montgomery Ave.
Suite 500
Bethesda, MD, 20814

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200005/25/2015
MDActive199307/14/2015
PARetired199305/31/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
ElectedMaryland Super Lawyers2014
EectedWashington DC Super Lawyers2014
ElectedDC Super Lawyers2013
ElectedMaryland Super Lawyers2013
ElectedMaryland Super Lawyers2011
ElectedDC Super Lawyers2011
AV RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Business Courts and Litigation Committee - Business Law Section - Maryland State BarMember (former chair)2010 - 2014
Maryland State Bar Association, Business Law SectionChair2008 - Present
Montgomery County Bar Association, Business Law SectionFormer Chair2004 - 2005
Ethics Committee - Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Commercial and Business Litigation Committee - American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Corporate Counsel Committee - American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Business Torts Litigation Committee - American Bar AssociationMember2001 - Present
Litigation Section - Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1993 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Maryland Association of CPAsSEC Rules for Equity Crowdfunding Create Business, Consulting Opportunities for CPAs2014
Maryland Association of CPAsHow Does a Business Figure Out Who Can Be An Indpendent Contractor?2013
Maryland Association of CPAsNew JOBS Bill Opens the Door to Crowdfunding for Small Business2013
Maryland Association of CPAsSSA confirms your foreign worker is using an invalid SSN. Now what?2012
Maryland Association of CPAsFour Key Elements of Enforceable Non-competes2011
Maryland Association of CPAsCan Your Website Expose You to Suit in a Distant Land?2010
Attorney White PaperChoosing the Right Business Entity for a Maryland Company2010
Attorney White PaperCreating Enforceable Non-Compete Agreements2010
Attorney White PaperImplementing an Efffective Document Retention Policy2009
Attorney White PaperInternet Domain Name Disputes2009
Attorney White PaperGrowing With Venture Capital2008
Attorney White PaperEight Key Steps in Starting With an Angel Investor2008
Washington Business JournalTrademark law not keeping pace with the Internet2008
Washington Business JournalConsider employment agreements for your stars2008
Washington Business JournalBusiness need not suffer to accomodate religion2008
Washington Business JournalWatch out for boilerplate language; it can burn you2008
Washington Business JournalThink before you destroy company documents2008
Washington Business JournalValue of mandatory arbitration a subject of dispute2008
Washington Business Journal'Click' contracts the gold standard for online sales2008

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Virginia School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Yale UniversityEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1990

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Maryland State Bar Association Business Law InstituteThe Top Business Law Cases of the Past Year2014
DC Society of CPA'sData Security and Data Breach2014
Maryland State Bar Association Business Law InstituteThe Top Business Law Cases of the Past Year2013
Maryland Bar Association Business Law InstituteThe Top Business Law Cases of the Past Year2012
Bar Association of Montgomery County Annual MeetingThe Debate Over Contract Boilerplate2012
Maryland Bar Association Business Law InstituteEssentials of Employee Non-Compete Agreements2009
Montgomery County Bar AssociationNuts, Bolts, and Hazards of Promissory Notes2008
Montgomery County Bar AssociationThe Duty to Preserve Electronic Evidence2006
Montgomery County Bar AssociationCorporate Internal Investigations2005
Montgomery County Bar AssociationHow to Minimize Your Business Clients’ Exposure to Personal Liability2004
Montgomery County Bar AssociationErisa Fiduciary Liability: A corporate owner and officer’s primer2003