SBW serves as legal and labor counsel/advisers to law enforcement organizations throughout Maryland.


Legal Services

Representation includes:

  • Police disciplinary matters

  • Bargaining unit formation

  • Contract negotiation

  • MediationArbitration

  • Pension

  • Civil defense of Law Enforcement Officers


SBW Law managing partner Herbert Weiner leads the labor team. Since 1985, he has negotiated police labor agreements in Maryland with contracts for unions ranging in size from 35 members to 3,000 members.


Former union president and chief of police Gary McLhinney joined SBW Law in 2006 as a non-attorney lead negotiator for several of our clients. Mr. McLhinney brings over 20 years of police labor experience to SBW Law and assists clients in everything from grievances through final negotiated contracts.


Attorneys Michael Marshall, Steven Sunday, Michael Davey and Jonathon Scruggs provide years of experience representing police and correction officers in disciplinary, pension and discrimination issues.


Carroll County FOP LODGE 20
359 Manchester Rd.

Westminster, MD 21157