Womble Carlyle lawyer David Hamilton has been named to the 2018 list of Maryland Super Lawyers in the category of Business Litigation. In addition, lawyer Brian Meltzer has been honored as a Maryland Rising Star in the Mergers & Acquisitions category.

Maryland Super Lawyers is a listing of the top five percent of lawyers in the state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The multi-step process involved soliciting nominations from attorneys across the state (lawyers were not allowed to vote for themselves), followed by a thorough case-by-case review of each nominee. Maryland Rising Stars recognizes outstanding attorneys who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5% of Maryland lawyers are named to this list.

David Hamilton is the Managing Partner of Womble Carlyle’s Baltimore office. Hamilton has experience in antitrust, class action, trade secrets, RICO, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder and partnerships disputes, franchise and other business competition claims. He has handled numerous cases involving multiple parties in large complex matters and has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Brian Meltzer practices in the area of corporate law, with concentrations in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing, and general corporate governance. He practices in Womble Carlyle’s Baltimore office.