• Excellence in Civil Litigation, Employment and Business Law

  • Excellence in Civil Litigation, Employment and Business Law

  • Excellence in Civil Litigation, Employment and Business Law

  • Excellence in Civil Litigation, Employment and Business Law

  • Excellence in Civil Litigation, Employment and Business Law

  • Excellence in Civil Litigation, Employment and Business Law

About

Kagan Stern Marinello & Beard provides highly skilled legal services to businesses and individuals. Whether you are a large multi-national corporation, a regional company, a small business, or an individual, we always look for the most efficient and cost-effective solution to your legal issues. Our greatest value is our ability to address complex legal issues by providing high-quality legal services that you would expect from a large law firm, in a responsive and cost-efficient manner. While our primary practice is in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia, we handle matters throughout the mid-Atlantic region and across the country. Martindale-Hubbell has recognized lawyers at Kagan Stern as “AV” rated, which is its highest rating attorneys can receive from their peers. This rating signifies the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication, skills, and ethical standards.

Meet the Lawyers

Jonathan P. Kagan
Jonathan P. Kagan

Jonathan Kagan is the founder of Kagan Law Group and is now managing partner of Kagan Stern. He has been a trial attorney for 25 years, representing individuals and businesses in state and federal courts throughout Maryland. He focuses on cases  arising…

Stephen B. Stern
Stephen B. Stern

Stephen B. Stern is a trusted legal advisor and zealous advocate for many businesses and individuals. Mr. Stern devotes a significant portion of his practice to representing businesses in employment related matters, both as an advisor and litigator.  He regularly…

Michael J. Marinello
Michael J. Marinello

Michael J. Marinello is a partner with Kagan Stern.  He is an experienced litigator at both the trial and appellate levels, focusing on business and commercial litigation, as well as other complex civil litigation matters.  In addition, he routinely serves as…

Ryan M. Beard
Ryan M. Beard

Mr. Beard is a partner at Kagan Stern and has been counseling individuals and businesses for over 12 years.  Mr. Beard’s practice focuses on the corporate and general counsel needs of business clients, specifically including contracts, organizational structure, corporate and real…

Meagan Cooper Borgerson
Meagan Cooper Borgerson

Meagan Borgerson is an associate with Kagan Stern.  She routinely practices in the areas of business law and litigation, employment law, and fiduciary/trust litigation.  Ms. Borgerson represents both plaintiffs and defendants before various state courts, the U.S. district court, arbitrators,…

Patrick W. Daley
Patrick W. Daley

Attorney Patrick Daley is an associate at Kagan Stern.  He obtained his undergraduate degree in Economics from Clemson University, and his Juris Doctorate from Regent University School of Law in Virginia. While in law school, Patrick was a staff editor…

Travis J. Martz
Travis J. Martz

Prior to joining the Kagan Stern in an “Of Counsel” position, Travis Martz served as the managing partner of Martz Legal. Mr. Martz brings his legal expertise to Kagan Stern to help establish Kagan Stern as the definitive law firm…