About this office:
Commitment to Diversity
Semmes recognizes that excellence and success is achieved through the recruitment and retention of attorneys and staff with diverse backgrounds and experience. We are committed to promoting and preserving respect for the individual at every level. We understand that through the collaborative efforts of a diverse workforce we advance our understanding, perspective and appreciation of the wider community and the cultures of the clients we serve. Diversity is a primary focus of our recruitment strategy to employ qualified men and women who, through their different backgrounds, experiences, personalities and perspectives, can contribute added value to our clients. Semmes' Diversity Committee actively promotes and monitors the diversity objectives of the Firm. The Firm participates in the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) Minority Law Student Recruiting Job Fairs and Conferences, the Minority Clerkship Program, and local and regional bar association diversity recruitment and retention programs, including those offered by The Baltimore City and Maryland Bar Associations.
Semmes is an EEO/AA Employer.
Statement of Practice Summary:
General Practice; Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolutions; Representation In All Aspects Of Corporate; Partnership Planning; Business Transactions; Admiralty Law; Maritime Law; Banking Law; Bankruptcy; Creditors' Rights; Business Litigation; Commercial Law; Consumer Lending; Construction Law; Consumer Product Safety; Corporate Law; Criminal Law; Estate Planning; Financial Transactions; Insurance; Insurance Defense; Intellectual Property; Business Law; Labor Relations; Employment Law; Legislative Practice; Premises Liability; Probate; Product Liability; Professional Malpractice; Real Estate; Securities; Small Business Investment Companies; Taxation; Toxic Torts; Transportation; Venture Capital; Wills; Trusts; Workers' Compensation; Mergers and Acquisitions; Motor Vehicle Liability.
Year Established: 1887
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS OF SEMMES, BOWEN & SEMMES: Ace USA; American Red Cross; Asplundh Tree Company; Association of Maryland Pilots; City of Annapolis; Chubb Group Insurance Companies; Cloverleaf Standardbred Owners Association; Comcast Cable of Maryland, Inc.; Community Bank of Tri-County; Coventry Health Care, Inc.; CSX Transportation; Gladstone Capital Corp.; Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., Inc.; HCR ManorCare; The Home Depot; Honeywell; John's Hopkins Hospital; Kia Motors America, Inc.; Liberty Mutual Insurance; Lowe's Companies; M&T Bank; Masco; Mayor & City Council of Baltimore; Nordstrom Inc.; Perdue Farms, Inc.; Ports America Baltimore, Inc.; Sciton, Inc.; Selective Insurance; Sodexo; Sompo Japan Insurance Company of America; The Chimes, Inc.; Town of Mt. Airy; United Auto Credit Corporation; US Foodservice; Wal-Mart; Whittaker, Clark & Daniels; Zurich North America.
(For complete biographical data on other personnel, see Professional Biographies at Baltimore, Maryland)