Our Team

Richard M. Volin, Of Counsel

Overview

With 20 years of litigation experience, Rich focuses his work at Momentum on helping entrepreneurs navigate the often-difficult world of business disputes.  Litigation can take a huge financial toll on a business, and an emotion toll on its owners and officers.  Our goal at Momentum is to assess litigation risk in an effort to lessen or prevent those tolls.  When the prospect of litigation arises, Rich works with our clients to find ways to resolve disputes amicably, and with as little cost and disruption as possible.  We explore opportunities to eliminate conflicts through informal negotiations, mediation, or arbitration.  We want our business clients to grow and achieve success, not get mired in discovery and courtroom conflicts.

But when litigation becomes necessary, we represent our entrepreneurs with the same commitment and passion that they have for their own businesses.  Rich has experience defending varied challenges to corporate and individual conduct, including charges involving contract breach; discrimination and wrongful termination; copyright violations; trade secret misappropriation; computer fraud and abuse; defamation; invasion of privacy; common law torts and fraud; and more.  Momentum is deeply committed to confronting such charges with diligence, zeal and forcefulness.

Rich also prosecutes the rights of our business clients.  When corporate partners or customers refuse to honor their commitments to our clients, or when our clients are the victims of any other unlawful conduct, formal proceedings may become necessary to make our entrepreneurs whole.  Rich works with each client to formulate a litigation strategy and compensation structure that works in that particular case for that particular client.

In addition to servicing our clients’ litigation needs, Rich also works with both new and established businesses to help address and accomplish their non-litigation goals – from corporate formation, to company growth, to a wide array of contracting objectives.

Professional Associations and Presentations

  • District of Columbia Bar (Litigation Section)
  • Maryland State Bar Association (Business Law and Litigation Law Sections)
  • Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
  • Developments in Class Action Litigation, Panel Instructor – 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015 (DC Bar Continuing Legal Education Program)

Education/Bar Admissions

Juris Doctor: The George Washington University Law School, 1996.

Bachelor of Arts (English): The University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 1991.

Bar Admissions: Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, and New Jersey.

Personal

My free time is largely filled having fun with my wife and son (and our frisky 3-year-old rescue mutt), watching my Wolverines take on their Big Ten rivals, and hacking at my collection of guitars.  I am also an occasional filmmaker.

 

Our Team

Michael is an extremely talented attorney. He has always put the clients' interests first and foremost. I strongly recommend him to any individual or organization that is seeking legal services. Lenny Scarola President & CEO, DreamHome Remodeling, Inc.

HOW WE
HELP YOU

Momentum Law Group serves as the outside legal team for entrepreneurs and owner-operated small and medium sized businesses in Maryland, DC, and throughout the DC Metro area. We provide a focused array of legal services covering the following areas of law: corporate/business, employment, commercial real estate, government contracts, litigation, intellectual property and estate planning. 

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