Avigayil Pearlman


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Avigayil Pearlman is a highly dedicated and accomplished attorney specializing in the field of family law. With a wealth of experience and a passion for helping families navigate complex legal matters, she is a valuable asset to her clients and the legal community.

Gayil’s journey in the legal profession began at the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she excelled academically and graduated magna cum laude. Her exceptional performance placed her in the top 23% of her class, earning her a concentration in family law. Prior to this achievement, she had already demonstrated her exceptional abilities by graduating summa cum laude with a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Baltimore.

During her time at law school, Gayil sought to gain practical experience and deepen her understanding of family law. She served as a judicial intern for the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and the Orphan’s Court of Baltimore County, immersing herself in real-world legal proceedings and honing her skills. Additionally, she spent a semester as a Rule 16 Student Attorney at the prestigious Bronfein Family Law Clinic, where she provided invaluable legal assistance to clients in need.

Recognizing the importance of a global perspective in law, Gayil embarked on a transformative summer program at the University of Aberdeen School of Law in Scotland. This international experience broadened her horizons and equipped her with a comprehensive understanding of diverse legal systems.

Gayil’s commitment to legal excellence is evident through her involvement in various academic and extracurricular activities. She served as a staff editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review, contributing to the publication’s scholarly articles and enhancing her research and writing skills. Additionally, she was inducted into the distinguished Royal Graham Shannonhouse III Honor Society, a testament to her outstanding academic achievements. Furthermore, Gayil demonstrated her skills as a member of the university’s National Trial Competition team, showcasing her ability to effectively present compelling legal arguments. 

Prior to embarking on her legal studies, Gayil enjoyed a successful career as a legal administrator, amassing over a decade of invaluable experience. This firsthand exposure to the inner workings of the legal profession provided her with invaluable insights and a deep understanding of the practical aspects of legal practice.

Today, as a respected attorney at the Law Offices of Thomas Stahl, Avigayil Pearlman utilizes her vast knowledge and experience to provide compassionate and comprehensive legal representation to individuals and families facing challenging family law issues. Her professional achievements have been acknowledged with accolades such as the Rising Star of the Maryland Super Lawyers award, as well as recognition in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America in 2023.

Her unwavering dedication to her clients, coupled with her exceptional legal skills and extensive background, make her a trusted advocate in the realm of family law. Avigayil Pearlman is a true professional who consistently strives to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients, ensuring that their interests are protected and their voices are heard.

Avigayil Pearlman's awards
Avigayil Pearlman, attorney

Current: Law Offices of Thomas Stahl, Associate Attorney

2017-2021: Council, Baradel, Kosmerl & Nolan, P.A., Associate Attorney

2016: Bronfein Family Law Clinic, University of Baltimore School of Law, Rule 16 Student Attorney

2016: Law Clerk

2015: Magistrate Hope Tipton, Circuit Court for Baltimore City, judicial law clerk

2015: Orphan’s Court of Baltimore County, judicial intern

2010-2013: H.A.V.E.N. Virtual Assistant, Owner/Principal Virtual Assistant

2010-2011: Franchise & Business Law Group

2004-2010: Saul Ewing LLP, practice assistant

2002-2004: McIntyre, Tate, Lynch & Holt, legal assistant

2001-2002: Pearce, Vort & Fleisig, Legal Secretary/Paralegal

2017: University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D.

2015: University of Baltimore, B.S. Business Administration

Maryland Best Interest Attorney Training – Certified 2021 by the Maryland State Bar Association Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Divorce Training – Certified 2021 by the Institute for Family Conflict Resolution

2023: Best Lawyers, Ones to Watch

2020-2022: Rising Star, Maryland Super Lawyers

2016-2017: University of Baltimore Law Review, Staff Editor

American Bar Association

  • 2020-2021: D.C. Delegate to the Young Lawyers Division
  • 2019-2020: Maryland Delegate to the Young Lawyers Division

Anne Arundel County Bar Association

Baltimore County Bar Association

DC Bar

Maryland State Bar Association

  • 2018-2019, 2020-2021: Co-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Young Lawyers Section
  • 2019-2020: Chair of Legislation Committee, Young Lawyers Section

Montgomery County Bar Association

Sobeloff Jewish Law Society

Women’s Bar Association

Women’s Bar Association of D.C.

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