Ari Ghosal

Partner
  • 4416 East West Highway
  • Fourth Floor
  • Bethesda, MD
  • 20814
Phone: (301) 634-3111
Fax: (301) 986-1301

Ari Ghosal has a diversified business practice, not only representing clients with a broad spectrum of general corporate legal matters, but he also provides legal representation to clients in more specialized areas such as government contracts, employment law, and intellectual property and technology. He has served as outside general counsel to various corporations, small businesses, government contractors, technology professionals, and other business owners to assist them with corporate formation, joint ventures, contract review, corporate governance issues, sale of businesses, employment matters, compliance programs and regulatory concerns. Ari has represented clients on computer and internet law matters involving website audits, domain name and ecommerce issues. Equally significant, Ari has represented clients in a variety of legal disputes in all phases of civil litigation before state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration and mediation proceedings in state and federal courts and before the American Arbitration Association.

Ari is a “people’s lawyer,” not only in his unwavering commitment to support his clients and provide them with the most efficient and cost-effective solutions to their legal matters, but also in his commitment and dedication to give back to the community and legal profession. He is a recipient of the Montgomery County Bar Foundation’s Andrew L. Sonner Excellence in Diversity Award in 2017. He is a member of the Bar Association of Montgomery County, Diversity Committee and the Summer Scholars Program and he also serves as President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Maryland (APABA-MD) for the 2019-2020 term. Ari has served as a member of the Peer Review Committee of the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland from 2010 to the present. He serves on the Character Committee for the 7th Circuit of the Court of Appeals for the Maryland Bar. Finally, he serves as an At-Large Member on the MSBA’s Business Law Section.

Ari has been named a CPA & ESQ Awards Finalist by Washington SmartCEO Magazine;

Named a “Power Player” Finalist by Washington SmartCEO magazine (2014, 2015);

Named to the “Hot List” Lawyers of Color (2013) Ari received his B.S. degree from the University of Maryland, his M.A. degree from American University and his J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University, where he served as a Staff Editor on the Catholic University Law Review. He is currently admitted to practice in the District of Columbia and Maryland.

  • PRACTICE AREAS
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    • Corporate/Business
    • Government Contracts
    • Labor/Employment

  • EDUCATION
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    • Catholic University Columbus School of Law, J.D. 2003
    • American University, M.A., 1998
    • University of Maryland, B.S., 1995
  • ADMISSIONS & CERTIFICATIONS
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    • District of Columbia
    • Maryland
  • OTHER
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    Memberships:

    • At-large member, Business Law Section, Maryland State Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Bar Association of Montgomery County, Diversity Committee
    • Bar Association of Baltimore County
    • Character Committee for 7th Circuit of Court of Appeals for Maryland Bar
    • South Asian Bar Association, District of Columbia
    • Peer Review Committee of the Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, March 2010 – present
    • Asian-Pacific American Bar Association, Board Member
    • Legislation and Business Law Committee of Bar Association of Baltimore City, 2009 – present

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