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Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
A Professional Corporation

Size of Organization: 76
Year Established: 1887
Main Office: Baltimore, Maryland
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Telephone: 410-539-5040
Facsimile: 410-539-5223

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Administrative LawAlternative Dispute Resolution
ArbitrationAsset Protection
Bankruptcy LawBusiness Law
Class ActionsConstruction Law
Corporate LawCreditors Rights
Eminent DomainEnvironmental Law
General PracticeInsurance Defense
Insurance LawIntellectual Property Law
Labor and Employment LawLand Use Law
Legislative PracticeMergers and Acquisitions
Personal InjuryPremises Liability
Professional LiabilityReal Estate Law
Securities LawTax Law
Toxic TortsTrademark, Copyright, and Unfair Competition
Trusts and Estates, Wills and ProbateWorkers Compensation
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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.

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Highest number of cases by Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
A Professional Corporation:
Toxic Torts (274 cases in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
A Professional Corporation: 31

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Court of Appeals Affirms Holding That Letter of Intent is Enforceable Where It Contained All Necessary Terms and Did Not Explicitly Reject Being Bound.
Gregory S. Emrick, March 27, 2015
Falls Garden Condominium Association, Inc. (“Falls Garden”) mistakenly believed that it owned 65 parking spaces adjacent to their building. After 23 years, Falls Garden set up parking signs indicating unauthorized vehicles would be towed. The actual lot owner, Falls Homeowners...

District Court Granted Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment Where Plaintiffs Abandoned Claims by Failing to File Timely Responses.
Sarah M. Grago, March 27, 2015
In Uribe, et al., v. Aaron’s, Inc., the United States District Court for the Southern District of Maryland reinforced the importance of adhering to court mandated filing deadlines and granted Defendant’s motion for summary judgment where Plaintiffs failed to respond to both the motion...

ERISA Preempts Plan Participant’s Attempt to Impose State Law Constructive Trust on Ex-Wife’s Vested Survivor Annuity Benefits
Colleen K. O'Brien, March 27, 2015
In Vanderkam v. Vanderkam, No. 13-5163, 2015 WL 233686 (D.C. Cir. Jan. 20, 2015), the Court examined ERISA preemption in the context of an employer’s annuity pension plan. The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) entitles spouses of pension plan participants to a survivor...


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