Pam Rothenberg, the Managing Partner of Womble Carlyle’s Washington, D.C. office, has been appointed to the University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship Board of Advisors. This esteemed group advises the center’s executive director on strategic initiatives, development and growth opportunities.

The Dingman Center is one of the nation’s preeminent institutions where the research, education and practice of entrepreneurship are pursued vigorously. The Dingman Center is a division of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The center’s goals are:

  • To equip the next generation to launch and support ventures that advance industry and society;
  • To connect the University of Maryland to the innovation economy; and
  • To leverage thought leadership and our network to make entrepreneurs of all kinds more successful.

At Womble Carlyle, Rothenberg founded and leads the firm’s Impact Economy team. Providing both cutting edge strategic consulting and a full-breadth of legal services, Rothenberg’s team helps companies and entrepreneurs “grow their competitive advantage, with Impact.”

The Impact Team’s innovative approach, led by Rothenberg, brings team members together to devise business strategies, develop measurement frameworks, and draft creative legal structures that serve the individual needs of clients across the Spectrum of Impact. This work ranges from Impact Management Strategies for manufacturing firms, to novel financing structures for growth-stage businesses, to workforce housing initiatives for large developers, and beyond. But at the core of each initiative the team undertakes is the desire, and ability, to “Power Commerce in the Impact Economy.”

Pam Rothenberg counsels companies in the growing Impact Economy, ranging from large legacy businesses to newly formed entrepreneurial ventures, to facilitate their participation in Impact. She also has extensive experience in a wide range of commercial real estate transactions, having worked with clients to acquire, sell, develop, lease and finance major commercial, multi-family and mixed-use projects.