Peter Fastow, an attorney with Columbia-based law firm Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr, was elected secretary and treasurer of the Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. The Real Property Section brings together professionals with an interest in real property and related law, including laws concerning eminent domain, foreclosure, land acquisition and… READ MORE
CarneyKelehan attorneys recognized in Best Lawyers 2020
Kevin Kelehan and Tom Meachum, partners with Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr LLP, were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2020, the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession.
Kelehan was listed in the publication’s construction law and real estate law practice areas. His real estate practice focuses on representing lenders and borrowers throughout the acquisition, development and lending process. In addition, Kelehan has an active construction law practice, representing several of the region’s contractors, and serves as a resource to national firms for both local representation and work in government contracting. He lives in Columbia.
Meachum was listed in the business organizations practice area. He focuses on zoning and development law, general real estate, business law, employment law, estate administration and litigation and alcohol beverage licensing. Meachum lives in Westminster and has offices in the firm’s Columbia and Westminster offices. He is managing partner of the Westminster office.
Best Lawyers, which is based on a peer-review survey, analyzed 7.8 million votes and listed almost 60,000 attorneys in the 2019 edition. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. Corporate Counsel magazine called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”