Benjamin D. Arem is admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland before the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, the Agricultural Law Committee, and the Maryland Municipal League. He also actively volunteers in the community for animal rescue and placement services.
Arem is an experienced litigation attorney, representing individuals, civic and homeowners associations, businesses, and other interested parties in a wide variety of matters before the Montgomery County and Frederick County Circuit Courts, Board of Appeals, Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings, and the Planning Board. Matters have encompassed complex land use and zoning disputes, as well as commercial and business law claims, securities and contract enforcement, and property torts. Arem also is also accomplished at settling matters without the need for such litigation through the drafting and negotiation of contracts, settlement agreements, mediation, and the like.
Aside from civil litigation, Arem also represents municipalities on all of their legal needs, spanning ever-changing local, County, State and Federal laws. Most often these take the form of service contracts, local regulatory violations, property damage, permits and licenses, and other civil and administrative matters with residents as well as State, County, and Federal agencies.
Arem graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2012 with an awarded concentration in Business Law and Employment Law. While in law school, he interned with a private practice employment and labor law firm assisting with litigation in the Montgomery County and Charles County Circuit Courts. Arem also interned for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Baltimore, MD, where he directly assisted the administrative law judges in analyzing, deciding, and hearing a variety of employment law claims. Most notably, Arem was also published for a novel approach to religious discrimination in the workplace under Title VII.
Prior to attending law school – after graduating from Muhlenberg College with a B.A., double-major, with honors, in Philosophy and Religion Studies – Arem worked as an accountant performing payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, bookkeeping, and HR for both corporate and a non-profit entities. He gained extensive experience in general finance principles and practices, allowing him to bring a unique background of understanding to your personal and business needs.