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Zuckerman Spaeder LLP Congratulates Partner Gregg L. Bernstein on Win in Democratic Primary for Baltimore State’s Attorney

September 17, 2010

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP is proud to congratulate partner Gregg L. Bernstein on his victory over 15-year incumbent Patricia Jessamy in the Democratic primary for Baltimore State’s Attorney. Mr. Bernstein, who will not face a challenger in the general election, will take office in January 2011.

“Gregg’s widely recognized ability as a trial lawyer, developed during more than 25 years of practice, along with his determination and dedication to justice, make him perfectly suited to serve as State’s Attorney. He will be a tremendous asset to Baltimore in this role, which is at the heart of the city’s ongoing fight against crime,” said Martin S. Himeles, Jr., managing partner of Zuckerman Spaeder’s Baltimore office.

Mr. Bernstein joined Zuckerman Spaeder as a partner in 2003. He has extensive experience representing clients in criminal and civil matters, and has tried cases in both federal and state courts. As an assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Maryland from 1987 to 1991, Mr. Bernstein prosecuted a wide variety of federal criminal matters. In 1993 he formed Martin, Junghans, Snyder & Bernstein, where he practiced in the areas of white collar criminal defense, commercial litigation, and complex civil litigation in both federal and state courts.

Mr. Bernstein is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America. He has been recognized by numerous legal industry publications, such as The Best Lawyers in America, in which he has been honored since 2001, including being named Baltimore Criminal Defense: White-Collar Lawyer of the Year in 2010; Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, in which he has been recognized for commercial litigation; Benchmark Litigation, which has named him a “Local Litigation Star” since 2008; International Who's Who of Business Lawyers; Super Lawyers; and Martindale-Hubbell, from which he has an AV® peer review rating.