McCabe Russell, PA Named One of Baltimore’s Top 50 Women Owned Businesses!

McCabe Russell, PA is proud to announce that the firm has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Women Owned Businesses in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal! The annual Top 50 Women Owned Businesses list includes companies that are based in the Greater Baltimore area, and are at least 51% women-owned. Placement on the list is determined by the firm’s revenue.

Inclusion on this list shows how much the firm contributes to the economic success of the greater Baltimore area.

About our award-winning law firm

McCabe Russell, PA is 100% woman owned, and staffed almost entirely by women. The firm prides itself on offering its members opportunities for growth within the firm, and believes in empowering its members to pursue those opportunities. Many of the team members, such as Office Manager Paty Bitar and Paralegal LaKierra Wiggins, have grown with the firm, moving into leadership and client-facing positions that have contributed to McCabe Russell’s overall success.

The firm operates in four different locations in Howard and Montgomery Counties: Fulton, Columbia, Rockville, and Bethesda.

About our firm founders

The firm is led by partners Heather McCabe and Emily Russell. Both attorneys are Certified Best Interest Attorneys and active members of the legal community. The firm’s attorneys offer complex litigation, mediation, divorce, and family law services for traditional and LGBTQIA+ couples throughout the state. The firm is accredited by the Better Business Bureau, and has been recognized by objective ratings services.

Heather McCabe is an experienced negotiator and longtime member of the Maryland Association of Justice. Her certifications as a Best Interest attorney, Parenting Coordinator, and mediator make her a strong presence both at the negotiating table and in court, and a tireless advocate for her clients.

Heather was named a Top Attorney in 2019 by Bethesda Magazine, and was recently recognized by Lawyers of Distinction for 2020. She was a 2016 recipient of Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award, and received the President’s Citation for Pro Bono Service in 2011. She was selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers for 2021.

Emily Russell leads McCabe Russell’s litigation team, specializing in divorce and child custody cases. Her skills in the courtroom make her one of the most sought-out trial attorneys in the area.

Emily is also a Litigation Counsel of America Fellow, and a Certified Collaborative Divorce Practitioner. She was named Pro Bono Attorney of the Year in 2011 by the Montgomery County Bar Association, and was a 2015 recipient of Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award. She has been selected for Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2017-2019) and Super Lawyers (2020-2021).

What our clients are saying

Although we enjoy receiving any honor, our clients mean the most, which is why we’d like to share a recent review:

Emily Russell and Heather McCabe offer a remarkable blend of family law expertise and authentic compassion that is the underpinning of their practice…From the unparalleled partnership between Emily and Heather to the thoughtful, skilled, and committed support from the rest of their team — whether a paralegal, receptionist, or associate, everyone whose path I crossed made me feel welcome and supported. At a time when I was most vulnerable, that made all the difference.

We are very excited to be named to the Top 50 Women Owned Businesses list, and pride ourselves on the women-led team and myriad opportunities for growth here at McCabe Russell. We hope you will join us in celebrating this honor.