Sander L. Wise, Of Counsel

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    For 55+ years, Sandy has handled employment, employee benefits and energy law.

Contact

swise@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4241
410-576-4292 (fax)

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Sandy is Of Counsel to the Firm in the areas of Employment Law, Employee Benefits and Energy Law. From 1989 to 2000, he was counsel to the Maryland Industrial Group ("MIG"), a consortium of industrial companies dedicated to maintaining competitive energy costs, particularly in natural gas and electricity.

Sandy was also one of the first practitioners in Maryland to develop a focus in employee benefits law, including health and welfare plans, pension plans and other qualified and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. Sandy's extensive experience in commercial and corporate transactions enables him to bring a unique perspective to advising business clients on energy matters, financing transactions, employee benefits and employment related issues.

Honors

AV Preeminent rating in Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional and Civic Involvement

Maryland State Bar Association - Member, Committee on Laws (1978-1980); Member, Section of Taxation, (1976-present).

American Bar Association - Member (1961-present).

Baltimore City Bar Association - Member (1961-present).

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Inc. - Member (1965-present).

Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital - Member, Board of Trustees (1974-1988); Chairman of the Board (1986-1988).

Maryland Citizens for the Arts, Inc. - Former Board Member, Board of Trustees (1993-2016) Treasurer, (2002-2003).

Museum for Contemporary Arts, Inc. - Member, Board of Trustees (1995-2002).

Shriver Hall Concert Series - Emeritus Member, Board of Directors (1993 - 2017)

Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Inc. - Member, Board of Trustees (1979; 1988-1994).

Contact

swise@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4241
410-576-4292 (fax)

Related Legal Boutiques

Benefits/ERISA
Employment

Education

LL.B., University of Maryland School of Law, 1960
B.C.E., Civil Engineering, Cornell University, 1954

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 1960