Andrew Radding is a member of Adelberg Rudow’s Litigation and White Collar Defense groups. His practice is varied and extensive. He participates in mostly extended, complex, document intensive cases and the representation of professionals.
Mr. Radding spent three years on Capitol Hill as counsel to the United States House of Representatives Select Committee on Crime (1969-1972). He was an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland from 1972 to 1977 handling complex conspiracy and substantive cases in Federal Court.
Mr. Radding focuses his private practice on complex commercial, civil and business litigation; white collar criminal defense; representation of professionals in Federal and State Courts and in administrative proceedings.
Mr. Radding has litigated cases involving estate contests, business breakups, personal injury (both plaintiff and defense), civil and criminal tax matters, copyright and trademark issues and family law issues. He has participated as counsel in arbitrations and mediations and also serves as an arbitrator and mediator in cases.
In addition to his own white collar defense practice, Mr. Radding regularly works with the Members of our Family Law, Intellectual Property, Business and Tax Groups and litigates their case.
Among Mr. Radding’s most notable cases are:
- Representation of members of a state commission appointed by the Governor of Maryland, in which the state legislature sought to improperly terminate their positions. Mr. Radding represented the commissioners and the commission and in a decision by the state’s highest court obtained a ruling that the legislature’s action was illegal and unconstitutional. Schisler, et al v. State, 394 Md. 519, 907 A.2d 175 (2006).
- Representation of the Plaintiffs, as the lead local counsel, against Royal Ahold, an international corporation, in a securities class action case. The Plaintiffs settled for $1.1 billion, one of the largest such settlements in history. In re: Royal Ahold N.V. Securities and ERISA Litigation, 461 F.Supp.2nd 383 (2006).
- Representation of a party at trial and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals setting standards of fair use copyright law in the federal courts in the Fourth Circuit. Bond v. Blum, 317 F.3rd 385 (2003).
Some of Mr. Radding’s additional reported and unreported appellate cases include:
- That’s Entertainment of Illinois, Inc. v. Centel Videopath Inc., 1993 WL 13011588 (now reported in F.Supp.) (N.D.Ill. 1993).
- Micrins Surgical, Inc. v. Neuroregen, LLC, 2004 WL 1697837 (D.Md. 2004) (not reported in F.Supp.2d).
- Superior Bank F.S.B. v. Tandem National Mortgage, Inc., 197 F.Supp.2d 298, 2000 WL 33380140 (D. Md. 2000).
- National Mortgage Warehouse, LLC v. Bankers First Mortgage Co., Inc., 190 F.Supp.2d 774, 2002 WL 386263 (D. Md. 2002).
- That’s Entertainment, Inc. v. J.P.T., Inc., 843 F.Supp. 995, 1993 WL 591809 (D.Md.1993).
- Storer Cable Communications v. Joe’s Place Bar & Restaurant, 819 F.Supp. 593, 1993 WL 137597 (W.D.Ky. 1993).
- In re Special Investigation No. 219, 52 Md.App. 17, 445 A.2d 1081 (1982).
- U.S. v. Boyd, 429 F.Supp 1018 (D.Md. 1977).
- U.S. v. Walker, 430 F.Supp. 609 (D.Md. 1977).
- U.S. v. Jones, 542 F.2d. 186 (Fourth Circuit, 1976).
Mr. Radding was the Chairman of the Steering Committee of the U.S. Attorney’s Alumni Society of Maryland (1979-2015). He was the Chairman of the Bicentennial Celebration Committee of U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (1988-1990). He served as a Member of the Judicial Selection Committee, U.S. District Court vacancy (1986); Admission Qualifications Committee, U. S. District Court (1986-1988) and was appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the State Administrative Board of Elections (1995-1996); the Mayor of Baltimore appointed Mr. Radding to the Executive Board of the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council in 2001.
His extensive memberships in professional organizations include the Bar Association of Baltimore City (President (2012-2013.);(Judicial Selection Committee, Chairman 1996-1997, 2002-2009); Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (Member Board of Directors 1987-1992); Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland (Member: Inquiry and Peer Review Panels over 20 years); Faculty Member for the Professionalism Course required of all new admittees to Maryland Bar. Mr. Radding was elected to the Maryland State Bar Association Board of Governors for 2005-2007 and 2013-2015. He previously served as President of the Baltimore Bar Foundation and is currently a trustee of that organization and serves as Chair of Fellows of the Baltimore Bar Foundation. He is a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation. He has recently been elected to a second term on the Criminal Law Section Council of the Maryland State Bar Association and is Secretary/Treasurer of the Council. Mr. Radding has been appointed by the Governor of Maryland to the Board of Trustees of the Office of the Maryland Public Defender.
Andrew Radding is a participant in the video series produced by The Legal Television Network. He was a recurring panelist on Square Off, a public affairs television shown on WMAR-TV, in Baltimore. He is often asked to comment on noteworthy cases on television or in the print media.
Mr. Radding resides in Baltimore County with his wife, Bonnie.
White Collar Defense Group
Arbitration and Mediation Group
Family Law Group
Intellectual Property Group
New York, 1968
District of Columbia, 1977
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States Tax Court
J. D. Boston University School of Law, 1968
B.B.A., Baruch School of the City College of the City University of New York (now Baruch College), 1965
2017 Maryland Super Lawyers, Baltimore Magazine, Criminal Defense/White Collar
2016 Maryland Super Lawyers, Baltimore Magazine, Top 100 Criminal Defense/White Collar
2015 Maryland Super Lawyers, Baltimore Magazine, Criminal Defense/White Collar
2014 Maryland Super Lawyers, Baltimore Magazine, Top 100 Criminal Defense/White Collar
2007-2013 Maryland Super Lawyers, Baltimore Magazine
Who’s Who in American Law since 2006
Professional and Civic Involvement:
Bar Association of Baltimore City (President 2012-2013)
Baltimore Bar Foundation (President, 2010-2011)
Executive Council of the Bar Association of Baltimore City (1996-2015)
Chair, United States Attorneys’ (Maryland) Alumni Association (1979-2015)
Founding President, The Simon E. Sobeloff Law Society (Baltimore Chapter)
Member, Federal Bar Association (President, Baltimore Chapter 1987-88)
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Maryland State Bar Association (Board of Governors, 2005-2007; 2013-2015; Criminal Law Section Council, 2014-present)
Member, The District of Columbia Bar
Member, New York State Bar Association
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The Maryland Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member, Equal Justice Council of the Legal Aid Bureau
Member, Barristers, A Law Club of Judges and Litigators
Adjunct Faculty of the University of Baltimore School of Law for twenty years
Publications and Presentations:
Andrew Radding, Gregory M. Kline, What Defense Counsel Needs to Know About Maryland State Prosecutor, 25 Maryland State Bar Association Bar Bulletin 9 (September 15, 2008)
2003 Mid-Year Meeting Maryland State Bar Association – Recent Developments in Federal Criminal Practice. Co-Presenters: Honorable Marvin J. Garbis, U.S. District Judge and Honorable Charles Day, U.S. Magistrate Judge
2004 Mid-Year Meeting Maryland State Bar Association – Criminal Law Issues. Co-Presenter Honorable M. Brooke Murdock, Circuit Court Judge, Baltimore City
2004 Mid-Year Meeting Maryland State Bar Association – Business Breakups. Co-Presenters Walter R. Stone and Jerald B. Lurie
2004 Maryland State Bar Association Annual Meeting – Moderator and Participant on Panel on Civil and Criminal Trial Techniques
2005 University of Maryland Health Law Program – Healthcare Fraud Symposium – Enforcement and Compliance Trends in Maryland — What Attorneys and Providers Should Know
2005 Mid-Year Meeting Maryland State Bar Association – Business Breakups II. Co-Presenter Walter R. Stone
2005 Maryland State Bar Association Annual Meeting – Practice Techniques in Criminal and Domestic Relations Trials
2006 Bar Association of Baltimore City – Lawyer Referral and Information Service Committee – “Bullets from the Big Guns: More Ammunition – Sixty Tips in 60 Minutes”
2007 Maryland State Bar Association Annual Meeting – Moderator of the Panel on E-Discovery by a Panel of Judges and Practicing Attorneys
2008 Maryland State Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting – “So You Wanna Be A Judge” and “Recent Developments in Criminal Law”
2008 Maryland State Bar Association Convention – “So You Wanna Be A Judge”
2009 Maryland State Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting – Discussion of the Effects of Prosecution and Sentencing of Non U.S. Citizens
2010 Maryland State Bar Association Mid-Year Meeting – Revisiting the Fourth Amendment-Recent Developments in Search and Seizure Law
2010 Maryland State Bar Association Annual Meeting – “Handshakes to Tweeting” – a panel discussion regarding the use of social networking sites for business
Baltimore Business Journal, “Beware payroll tax changes in new federal health care reform law,” Co-Author with Geoffrey W. Washington, Esq., September 17-23, 2010
The Maryland Litigator, “Juror Misconduct and The Internet,” Co-Author with Geoffrey W. Washington, Esq. and Christine R. Hogan, September 2011
The Barrister, Article Recapping Mr. Radding’s past year as President of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, May 2013