|Administrative Law||Alternative Dispute Resolution|
|Bankruptcy Law||Business Law|
|Class Actions||Construction Law|
|Corporate Law||Creditors Rights|
|Eminent Domain||Environmental Law|
|General Practice||Insurance Defense|
|Insurance Law||Intellectual Property Law|
|Labor and Employment Law||Land Use Law|
|Legislative Practice||Mergers and Acquisitions|
|Personal Injury||Premises Liability|
|Professional Liability||Real Estate Law|
|Securities Law||Tax Law|
|Toxic Torts||Trademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition|
|Trusts and Estates, Wills and Probate||Workers Compensation|
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.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
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.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Elements To Plead Prescriptive Easements And Implied Easements Clarified By Court
Gregory S. Emrick, October 9, 2014
In the 1930’s, a developer built the neighborhood known as Foxhall Village in the District of Columbia. Included in the development were lots 52 and 53, upon which a common twelve foot driveway was placed for the benefit of the occupants of both lots. The twelve foot driveway straddled the...
Maryland Does Not Have Personal Jurisdiction Over Brazilian Company in Breach of Contract Action
Colleen K. O'Brien, October 9, 2014
In Purdue Holdings, Inc. v. BRF S.A., No. JKB-14-1007 (D. Md., September 19, 2014), the Court granted the Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction, in a breach of contract case. Purdue Holdings, Inc. (“Purdue”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of an international...
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.
Law Firm Affiliations: AMERICAN LAW FIRM ASSOCIATION (ALFA)
All Members of Firm are Members of Maryland State Bar Association and American Bar Association unless otherwise indicated.