Location: Baltimore, MD
Current job: Ted Offit is a Co-Founder and the Managing Principal of Offit Kurman. He serves as general counsel to a significant list of privately held organizations and often serves in an advisory capacity to the board of directors of the firm's entrepreneurial clientele. He often serves as special counsel to businesses seeking to implement succession plans through a sale (merger and acquisition) or through transfers to affiliates (family members and employees). Mr. Offit also often serves as special counsel regarding the design and implementation of compensation plans for executive level staff. In addition, Mr. Offit has extensive experience in serving as general counsel to families of significant wealth and is frequently asked to participate in family office meetings and family council meetings to develop family succession plans. In addition, he serves as general counsel to non profit organizations and has significant experience in non-profit governance issues.
M.S. (Taxation), University of Baltimore, 1981
J.D., University of Baltimore, 1981
B.S. (Accounting – summa cum laude), University of Maryland, 1977
Points of Distinction: Mr. Offit provides a distinguished and unique blend of experiences needed to serve as lead counsel in merger and acquisition transactions for privately held companies and to serve as general counsel to: (i) privately held organizations; (ii) families of significant wealth; and (iii) non profit organizations. He has a broad-based financial background and more than 25 years of experience in public accounting and the practice of law, which has provided a tremendous platform from which he serves as a trusted key advisor to the firm’s entrepreneurial clientele, families of significant wealth and non-profit organizations. Mr. Offit also received the highest professional (AV) rating from his peers, as reported by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2006 Mr. Offit was named a Top Legal Advisor by Smart CEO Magazine. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Offit serves on the Board of Directors for the United States Olympic Committee’s National Federation for Bobsled and Skeleton. He is also a member of Leadership Howard County’s class of 2007.