Business Litigation

6310 Hillside Court, Suite 160, Columbia, MD 21046 | Phone: (410) 290-0707 x 222 |

BTLG | Business & Technology Law Group is a full-service Maryland business law firm. BTLG business lawyers provide legal services to a diverse array of businesses from small business and entrepreneurs, to local litigation counsel for public companies.

BTLG attorneys are Maryland trial lawyers who can provide experienced litigation representation in Maryland state and federal courts in various areas of the law including disputes regarding breach of contracts, employment law, non-competes and restrictive covenants, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, stockholder and partner disputes, mechanic's liens, royalty audits, landlord-tenant disputes, and collections. BTLG attorneys can provide assistance in various forms of proceedings including: litigation, trial, injunctions and restraining orders, negotiation, arbitration, mediation, lien actions (mechanic's lien), administrative hearings/citations, administrative investigations, alternative dispute resolution, bankruptcy adversary proceedings.

BTLG attorneys are Maryland technology lawyers who can provide legal assistance in your technology matters. We have experience in matters of computer software, Internet, e-commerce, and intellectual issues with substantial experience in licensing of computer software related technologies. BTLG has substantial experience in representing government contractors, particularly those working in clearance environments with DoD agencies, including at the National Security Agency (NSA), PAX River, and Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG).  BTLG can assist companies with their needs related to relocation and reorganization under the Defense Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) implementation actions. 

Chris Young, Attorney and Managing Member for BTLG

J.D.University of Baltimore
B.A.University of Maryland

Bar Membership


United States District Court for the District of Maryland

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 

Professional Membership

American Bar Association        

Maryland State Bar Association

Howard County Bar Association                                                                                                     

Howard County Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Affairs Committee


Jim Rouse Entrepreneurial Fund, Board of Directors, Chair 

Howard Community College, Technology Advisory Board                  

American Lung Association of Maryland, Board of Directors           

YMCA, Howard County Family Branch, Board of Managers, Chair

Leadership Howard County, Class of 2006

Mock Trial Advisor, Centennial High School

Mentor, Howard County Public Schools

Appellate Decisions

Shangri-La Ltd. Part. v. Bevard Farm Corp., Md. App. No. 1512, Sept. Term 2001, Filed October 22, 2003

Catonsville Bakery & Delicatessen, Inc. v. Hartford Ins. Grp., Md. App. No. 534, Sept. Term 2002, Filed March 5, 2003

Shangri-La Ltd. Part. v. Bevard Farm Corp., Md. App. No. 2784, Sept. Term 2003, Filed March 4, 2005