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Donald N Sperling

Donald N Sperling

Practice areas:

Business, Litigation, Employment & Labor, Personal Injury, Real Estate

About Me

I thrive on developing innovative and strategic solutions that meet my clients’ needs and help them reach their individual and business goals. I evaluate clients’ legal problems from many angles, guiding them through short-term and long-term considerations that will capitalize on available resources.  I approach each matter with attention to detail and a thorough analysis of clients’ issues and objectives that allows me to focus on achieving their desired results. 

I concentrate my practice in the areas of business, employment, e-commerce, technology, real estate and civil litigation. My experience and depth of knowledge across a broad range of business-related legal matters includes commercial acquisitions, employment relations and disputes, as well as complex civil litigation. I have served as counsel to national corporations, handling matters such as computer software and systems agreements, licensing and multi-state litigation.

I frequently speak on business, employment and technology-related topics before business groups and associations throughout the region. I am also an avid sports fan and a member of the Maryland Soccer Foundation’s Board of Directors.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Real Estate: 20%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
  4. Litigation: 20%
  5. Business: 20%

Attorney Endorsements

1 total

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    I endorse Don Sperling and his firm without any reservations. I have know Don for more than 20 years and referred a number of people to him over that period when they were needed a top flight lawyer in Montgomery County, MD to handle real estate, estate planning, auto accident, criminal and corporate matters. He handled a minor real estate issue for me resulting in an excellent outcome. In addition, I've worked with Don as a fellow nonprofit board member and have been extremely impressed by his thoughtful approach to the various issues that come before the board..


    Kenneth Salomon
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC

25 West Middle Lane
Rockville, MD, 20850


NYCurrently registered 200803/13/2015
VAAuthorized to practice law199703/11/2014
FLMember in Good Standing197705/07/2015
DCActive 197705/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super LawyerWashington DC Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2014
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Super LawyerWashington DC Super Lawyers2014
Super Lawyer in Employment LawSuper Lawyers Business Edition2014
Power Players FinalistSmart CEO Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Business Edition2012
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers magazine2011
Washington DC Super LawyerWashington DC Super Lawyers Magazine2011
Featured Attorneys in Employment LawSuper Lawyers, Business Edition2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Washington DC Super LawyerWashington DC Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition2010
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Washington DC Super LawyerWashington DC Super Lawyers2009
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition2009
Maryland Super LawyerMaryland Super Lawyers2007
Washington DC Super LawyerWashington DC Super Lawyers2007
ListedBar Register of Preeminent LawyersN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founding MemberStein, Sperling, Bennett, De Jong, Driscoll PC1978 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
The Maryland Soccer FoundationBoard of Directors2011 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Virginia State BarMember1997 - Present
Maryland Bar Association Insurance TrustTrustee1990 - 1998
American Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Florida BarMember1977 - Present
District of Columbia Bar AssociationMember1977 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Montgomery County Bar AssociationMember1976 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A

Publication NameTitleDate
US Business ExecutiveDOs and DON’Ts for Responding to an Employee’s Discrimination Complaint2013

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1975
University of MarylandN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1972

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Stein Sperling attorneys to present at Early Cassidy and Schilling event for business ownersStein Sperling attorneys to present at Early Cassidy and Schilling event for business owners2014
M&T BootcampEmployment Law2014
Anatomy of an LLC Operating Agreement and Latest Developments from the IRSAnatomy of an LLC Operating Agreement and Latest Developments from the IRS2014
SmartCEO MagazineMillard Bennett, Don Sperling and Karen Shapiro to present at SmartCEO Seminar2013
M&T Bank event for business ownersStein Sperling attorneys to present at M&T Bank event for business owners2013
SmartCEO seminarAvoiding Legal Pitfalls When Doing Business In Maryland2012
MC SHRM Professional Development ConferenceLegal Trends for Employers2012
Maryland Society of Accountants, Inc.Contingency Planning Seminar2012
Stein Sperling Seminar SeriesEmployment Law for Subcontractors2011