Black-Owned Business Program APPLY NOW for one year of complimentary legal services-1

The Firm

Shulman Rogers is a full-service law firm serving national, regional and local clients from our offices in Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. For the past 50+ years, we have maintained our commitment to delivering top-notch legal services to our clients and contributing to the betterment of our community.

Our Goal

The attorneys and staff at Shulman Rogers seek to support the establishment and growth of black-owned businesses in the DMV by expanding their access to legal representation.

Business Law

Our highly skilled business attorneys provide a wide range of services to support the entire life cycle of your business. 

  • entity formation

  • strategic business planning

  • corporate governance

  • reorganization

  • long-term tax planning

  • bank financing

  • pre-seed & early-stage financing transactions

  • contract drafting & negotiation

  • trademark matters

  • real estate matters

  • employment matters

  • franchising

"Winning the 2023 Black-Owned Business Program was a game changer for Wave Welcome. Working with the attorneys at Shulman Rogers has helped our company grow and we have achieved some great outcomes together."

Vennard Wright
Chief Executive Officer | Wave Welcome


If your business is at least 51% black-owned and controlled and located in Washington, D.C., Maryland, or Northern Virginia:

  • Complete the form below to access the Application.
  • Submit your completed Application by November 10, 2023.
  • Finalists will be announced by December 1, 2023.
  • Each of the Finalists will participate in a Zoom interview with the Selection Committee.
  • Winners will be announced by December 31, 2023.

Complete this form to access the Application for One Year of Complimentary Legal Services


"The firm is gratified by the successful execution of our inaugural program year, and are excited to continue this impactful program providing complimentary legal services to a black-owned business in the DMV."

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Michael Lichtenstein

Shareholder and Program Co-Chair

Kimberly Mann

Shareholder and Program Co-Chair