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Bernstein & Feldman, P.A.

May 10, 2016 12:24PM ● By Cate Reynolds
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Bernstein & Feldman, P.A. was formed in 1981. The firm focuses on real estate, business and financial transactions, zoning and administrative law, litigation, securities, and estates and trusts. The attorneys in the firm are an invaluable resource for their diverse clients. They offer cost-effective options including mediation, arbitration, and real-world advice in all firm practice areas. Their time spent in the business world and their dedication to superior customer satisfaction, enable them to be always ready to assist you with whatever concerns you may have.

The firm has been recognized by What’s Up? Annapolis as Leading Lawyers in the Business and Real Estate Law categories. In November 2010, Jerry Feldman was recognized by Baltimore SmartCEO magazine readers’ poll as a “Legal Elite” for business, commercial, and real estate law. In addition to practicing law, both Alan Bernstein and Jerry Feldman have been licensed as registered securities principals and real estate brokers. As business owners, they approach business law with a practical instinct. Their team will ensure that their clients meet their objectives by combining the personal attention of a small firm with the experience and quality service of a large firm.

Alan Bernstein has been practicing for over 40 years. He received his B.A. from C.W. Post College (Long Island University) and J.D. degree from American University. While still practicing law, he was Vice President and Chief Lending Officer of a savings and loan, and was the CEO of a successful boutique securities firm he co-founded with Jerry Feldman. The firm dealt not only in real estate securities, but also managed public offerings, including that of a local bank.

Jerry Feldman has always been passionate about business and helping people. Both his parents and grandparents ran local businesses, and he spent his summers as a young man working at those family-run establishments. He grew up in Murray Hill and after earning his B.A. from the University of Maryland and his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, Feldman returned to Annapolis to start his career. For him, Annapolis is home; he wouldn’t think of practicing anywhere else.

Mark S. Lynch has over 25 years of experience in the practice of estate and trust planning, estate administration and litigation, real estate, tax law and civil litigation. As a past President and Director Emeritus of the Maryland Land Title Association, he is a popular and frequent lecturer to national audiences in the practice areas of federal taxation, ethics and real estate law. Mr. Lynch holds a Master of Laws in Federal Taxation and is an adjunct faculty member of Catholic University School of Law where he teaches real estate law and finance. Mr. Lynch is an experienced and aggressive advocate for his clients in creating legal strategies and solutions in the most complex controversies.

Scott Forney graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he was among the first to successfully complete the Business Law Track. Prior to attending law school, he was employed by two major financial institutions, where he gained valuable experience in the finance and banking industries. After law school, Scott was employed as in-house counsel to a Global Fortune 500 insurance company. His finance and banking background, in conjunction with his experience as in-house counsel, gives Scott a unique business-oriented perspective of the law and his clients' needs. Although Scott has lived in several parts of the country due to his father's Naval career, he has always considered the Annapolis-area home and is excited to serve individuals and local businesses in the community.

We welcome to the firm Kristin LeClair Zurowski.

Kristin LeClair Zurowski began practicing law in June 2008, following a 19 year career as an accountant. She is trained in Collaborative Law, is a Mediator, and a Certified Public Accountant. Kristin is a graduate of George Mason University, and earned her J.D. from University of Baltimore School of Law. Her legal experience includes mergers and acquisitions, business formation and entity selection, review of contracts, leases, and employment and purchase agreements, and negotiation of tax agreements with the Internal Revenue Service and the State of Maryland.

With this diverse and experienced team, Bernstein & Feldman, P.A. offers the full spectrum of legal services to its business savvy clients.

Bernstein & Feldman, P.A.
900 Bestgate Road, Suite 200
Annapolis, MD 21401