May 28, 2014

Renée Lane-Kunz named President of the Maryland ALA

Renée Lane-Kunz, the Firm’s Chief Operating Officer and co-chair of its Employment Law Group,has been named President of the Association of Legal Administrators, Maryland Chapter.

Ms. Lane-Kunz’s term as President of the Maryland ALA will continue until April 2015. To read her President’s Message on the ALA site, click here.

Since 2008, Ms. Lane-Kunz has served Shapiro Sher as its chief administrator while practicing employment and business law. In her legal practice, she offers ongoing employment counsel to small and mid-sized companies as well as schools and institutions. She works with clients in diverse industries, including hospitality, manufacturing, education, technology, and government contracting. In addition to employment law, she advises companies on licensing, copyright and trademark registration, and general corporate matters. Super Lawyers® recently identified Ms. Lane-Kunz as a “Rising Star” in Maryland.

The Maryland ALA was chartered in 1972 and serves approximately 100 members from over 40 law firms throughout the state. The Chapter provides educational opportunities to help its members become better informed on a broad array of legal management issues. The Chapter has been awarded a Platinum designation by the National Association of Legal Administrators in recognition of its having met the highest level of achievement in chapter management, communications, education, and Business Partner relations.

Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler ( is based in Baltimore, Maryland, with an additional office in Washington, DC. Founded in 1972, the Firm is nationally known for its practices in business law, banking and finance, litigation, bankruptcy, and creditors’ rights. For the past three years, Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler has been named the Top Mid-sized Law Firm in Maryland for Business and Transactions by Super Lawyers®, a division of Thomson Reuters.