Semmes, Bowen & Semmes A Professional Corporation

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Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
A Professional Corporation
 
Baltimore, Maryland Office
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25 S. Charles Street, Suite 1400
Baltimore, Maryland  21201

(Independent City)

Telephone: 410-539-5040
Facsimile: 410-539-5223
http://www.semmes.com



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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:
Affirmative ActionAlternative Dispute Resoltuion
Business LitigationClass Action Litigation
Colelctive BargainingConstruction Contracts & Claims
Corporate & BusinessCreditors Rights & Bankruptcy
Equal Employment OpportunityEstate Planning, Probate & Trusts
Insurance Coverage/DefenseInsurance Regulation & Insolvency
Intellectual PropertyIntellectual Property Litigation
Labor & EmploymentLife & Health Insurance & ERISA Claims
LitigationLobbying & Government Relations
MaritimeMergers & Acquisitions
Products LiabilityProfessional Liability
Real EstateSecurities
Self-Insurance & Alternative RiskSmall Business Investment Companies
TaxationToxic Torts & Environmental
TransportationWorkers' Compensation & Employers' Liability


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.

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Fourth Circuit Affirms Maryland District Court’s Decision to Remand Case to State Court Where Defendant Did Not Raise Timely Federal Defense Under 28 U.S.C. § 1446(b)
Jhanelle A. Graham, August 27, 2014
In Kathleen Wood v. Crane Co, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit was asked to review an asbestos action involving Defendant, Crane Company (“Crane”), one of many defendants in the litigation, which removed the case to federal court based on federal officer...

Maryland Court of Appeals Finds That Maryland’s Wage Payment and Collection Law Applies to Claims for Overtime Wages
Wayne C. Heavener, August 27, 2014
In Peters v. Early Healthcare Giver, Inc., the Maryland Court of Appeals held that Maryland’s Wage Payment and Collection Law (“WPCL”) covered claims for overtime wages, despite any federal authority to the contrary. Writing for the Court, Judge Sally D. Adkins held that there was...

Video Contradicting Plaintiff’s Theory of Liability Sufficient for Summary Judgment
Gregory S. Emrick, August 27, 2014
Plaintiff Hall was a passenger on a bus being operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“WMATA”). Plaintiff alleged that as she was alighting from the bus, the bus operator began to close the door on her, “pushing” her out of the bus. Plaintiff lost her...




Year Established: 1887

Clients:
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.




 

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