September 15, 2011
IN RE: STEVEN M. ASSARAF, RESPONDENT.
Bar Registration No. 435830 BDN: 235-11
BEFORE: Oberly, Associate Judge; Terry and King, Senior Judges.
On consideration of the certified order of the Supreme Court of Maryland disbarring respondent from the practice of law in that jurisdiction, see Attorney Grievance Com'n of Maryland v. Assaraf, 21 A.3d 618(Md., 2011), this court's July 25, 2011, amended order suspending respondent pending further action of the court and directing him to show cause why identical reciprocal discipline should not be imposed, respondent's response and affidavit required by D.C. Bar R. XI, §14 (g), and the statement of Bar Counsel regarding reciprocal discipline, it is
ORDERED that Steven M. Assaraf is hereby disbarred from the practice of law in the District of Columbia, nunc pro tunc to August 3, 2011. See In re Fuller, 930 A.2d 194, 198 (D.C. 2007), and In re Willingham, 900 A.2d 165 (D.C. 2006) (rebuttable presumption of identical reciprocal discipline applies to all cases in which the respondent does not participate, including those involving disbarrment).
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