Howard R. Feldman - Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP
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Howard R. Feldman

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 410-347-8793

  • Served as Special Counsel to Chapter 7 trustee in liquidation of Just for Feet, Inc. (the second largest national shoe and sporting apparel retailer) and successfully litigated against its former officers, directors, and independent accounting and auditing firm
  • Represented mobile office and storage leasing company in patent infringement matter
  • Successfully represented employers in enforcing non-competition agreements with former employees
  • Successfully represented client in enjoining termination of software licensing agreement
  • Successfully represented client in royalty dispute
  • Advises clients in developing records management policies
  • Counsel to Creditors' Trustee and Plan Administrator in Liquidation of Health Essentials Solutions, Inc. and its affiliates (a national healthcare provider) in preference litigation and litigation involving accountant malpractice and director and officer liability
  • Defended and obtained seven figure settlement in favor of Howard County, Maryland in lawsuit involving claims of environmental contamination
  • Defended legal malpractice action against Baltimore law firm arising out of estate and tax planning
  • Represented corporate plaintiff in a legal malpractice claim arising out of antitrust counseling and advice
  • Represented property owners in condemnation actions
  • Represented Trustee of Creditors' Trust created in bankruptcy case involving liquidation of multi-state healthcare provider in litigation arising out of Medicare fraud and accounting malpractice
  • Represented nationally renowned healthcare system in mediation involving medical equipment leasing
  • Represented plaintiff in claim for specific performance of a commercial real estate contract
  • Represented and received summary judgment in action by seller against the purchaser of a pet supply company
  • Represented relators in successful action under the False Claims Act
  • Successfully represented defendant in claim for libel
  • Defended, and won by summary judgment, a lawsuit for legal malpractice arising out of attorney's representation of client in litigation
  • Represented plaintiff corporation and obtained favorable settlement in auditing malpractice claim against corporation's accounting/auditing firm
General Information

Professional Experience

  • AV Peer Review Rated: Martindale-Hubbell
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable William H. Adkins, II, Court of Appeals of Maryland (1988 - 1989)
  • Board Member: Small Biotechnology Business Coalition
  • Member: Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member: Maryland State Bar Association
  • Member: District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member: Bar Association of Baltimore City
  • Member: Bar Association of Baltimore City Judicial Appointments Committee
  • Chair: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston's Technology Committee
  • Former Board of Governors: Maryland State Bar Association
  • Former Member: Maryland State Bar Association Planning and Technology Committees
  • Former Member: Bar Association of Baltimore City Judicial Administration Committee (1999-2006)
  • Former Adjunct Professor: University of Baltimore School of Law

Civic Activities & Public Service

  • Board Member: My Sister's Circle
  • Board Member: Civic Works
  • Graduate: Greater Baltimore Committee, LEADERship, 2009
  • Graduate: Leadership Baltimore County, 2006
  • Member: Greater Baltimore Committee's Technology and Policy Committee
  • Board Member: Small Biotechnology Business Coalition
  • Board Member: The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore
  • Co-Chair: Leader Development Program of the Baltimore Jewish Council
  • Volunteer: Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service
  • Volunteer: Public Justice Center


  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2013
  • Recipient:  Distinguished Service Award, Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 1993


  • Author:  Chances as Protected Interests: Recovery for the Loss of a Chance and Increased Risk, University of Baltimore Law Review, 1987
  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D. 1988, cum laude)
    Staff Member 1986-1987 and Managing Editor 1987-1988, University of Baltimore Law Review
  • University of Maryland (B.S. 1984)

University of BaltimoreJ.D. 1988University of Maryland College ParkBS 1984

Office Location

Seven Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-1626
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Information Technology Law of the Baltimore Metro Area
Howard R. Feldman has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
Information Technology Law