Congratulations to Rath Enterprises, Inc.

Congratulations to Rath Enterprises, Inc.  DC’s Department of Transportation has certified  Rath as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise.  DC-based Rath Enterprises, Inc. ( is capable of performing all aspects of environmental remediation and demolition services, including asbestos & lead removal, along with the remediation of mold, contaminated transformers, batteries, ballast, PCB oil and more.  It already […]

Social Media: A Whole New Type of E-Service

There are a few different ways your business could be served with legal process. For instance, a corporation can be served through service on its officers, directors, or registered agents. A corporation can also be served through service on certain state officials. But your business should be aware of the possibility that it could be […]

M. Luis Construction Opens New Facility

The O’Riordan Bethel Law firm congratulates its client the M. Luis Construction Co. on the opening of a new asphalt facility in Glen Burnie, Md. For the owners of the M. Luis Construction Co., Cidalia Luis-Akbar and Natalia Luis, this marks their second asphalt manufacturing facility in the Baltimore metropolitan area. The new plant will […]

On Paris

Nos coeurs et nos prières sont avec les victimes et avec les proches de ceux qui sont tombés à Paris. Nous sommes aux côtés de ceux qui croient en la liberté et la démocratie. Nous condamnons les actes de violences; honte à ceux qui les perpétuent. Nous n’acceptons pas que ces actes atroces puissent tuer […]

Our Clients at M. Luis Construction Receive Small Business Accolade

The O’Riordan Bethel Law Firm is proud to join the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce in congratulating Cidalia Luis-Akbar and Natalia Luis of M. Luis Construction Co. on being awarded the Chamber’s Small Business Leader of the Year Award for 2015. The award will be presented at the MCCC’s 2015 Business Awards Dinner on November […]

Risk Allocation for Utility Contractors: Some Twists and Turns

By Carol L. O’Riordan Taimur Rabbani and Anthony J. Marchese, associates at the firm, just published an article in Utility Contractor magazine’s October 2015 issue on risk allocation provisions in contracts entered into by utility contractors. The risk allocation provisions that Taimur and Anthony discuss take two forms: indemnification provisions and “additional insured” provisions that […]

Government Contractors Must Beware of New DOJ Prosecution Guidelines

By Pamela J. Bethel We recently discussed the new emphasis that the U.S. Department of Justice is placing on the prosecution of individuals in white-collar crime cases.  As we pointed out, the new guidelines, set forth in a speech last month by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, represent a get-tough attitude toward corporate crime. It’s […]