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The Elijah Gorham Act

In 2022, Phillips Law Group reached a settlement with the City of Baltimore and City Schools after the death of HS football player Elijah Gorham. That Spring, a bill spearheaded by Mr. Phillips and his client Shantres Shaw was signed into law by Governor Larry Hogan. That bill, the Elijah Gorham Act, updated and extended the emergency procedures that apply to all schools in Maryland. Mr. Phillips' work has been featured in the Baltimore Sun, Fox-45, WJZ-Baltimore, and WMAR.

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