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Rhoda S. Barish

rhoda barishRhoda S. Barish, Principal
Phone: 301-948-1177
Fax: 301-948-4334

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Rhoda S. Barish joined the firm as an Associate in 1992 and has been a vibrant member of the firm ever since. Ms. Barish became a Principal and member of the Board of Directors in July 2000.

Prior to joining Gavett, Datt & Barish, P.C., Ms. Barish was an associate with the law firm of Gleason & Flynn, Chartered. She began her legal career as a trial attorney with the United States Department of Energy, Economic Regulatory Administration. She practices primarily in the fields of insurance coverage, appellate practice, environmental matters, personal injury, and construction law.

Practice Areas
Insurance Coverage
Insurance Litigation
Appellate Practice
Environmental Law
Construction Law

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Professional Associations and Memberships
District of Columbia Bar
Maryland State Bar Association
Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia

Washington College of Law, American University 1982
Juris Doctorate
Assistant Editor, The American University Law Review

Vassar College, 1977
Bachelor of Arts

Comment, "Renvoi and the Modern Approaches to Choice-of-Law," 30 Am. U.L. Rev. 1049 (1981), cited in American Motorists Ins. Co. v. ARTRA Group, 338 Md. 560, 659 A.2d 1295 (1995).

On Brief:
Anderson v. Russell, 247 F.3d 125 (4th Cir. 2001)
Hudson Trail Outfitters v. Department of Employment Services, 801 A.2d 987 (D.C. 2002)
Jung v. Jung, 791 A.2d 46 (D.C. 2002)
Kent Village Associates Joint Venture v. Smith, 104 Md. App. 507, 657 A.2d 330 (1995)

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