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Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
A Professional Corporation

Size of Organization: 73
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: 30

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For Statute of Limitations Purposes, Definition of “Filing” Under the Workers’ Compensation Act Does Not Include Electronic Submission of Claim
Caroline E. Willsey, July 3, 2015
In Hranicka v. Chesapeake Surgical, Ltd., No. 83, (Court of Appeals of Maryland, June 18, 2015), the Court of Appeals considered whether a claim was time-barred under Md. Code Ann., Lab. & Empl. § 9-709(b)(3), where the claim was submitted electronically to the Workers’ Compensation...

Fourth Circuit Dismisses Employment Discrimination Lawsuit Because Plaintiff Was Found to Have Waived His Right to Bring a Claim Pursuant to a Settlement Agreement
Nida Kanwal, July 3, 2015
Sundersingh Bala, a man of Indian origin, had been employed in the accounting department of the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (“DCR”) since 1985. Over the years, he had filed numerous employee grievances with the Department of Employee Dispute...

Fourth Circuit Rules Public Employees May Not Bring Public Employment Discrimination Claims Under Title II of the ADA
Nida Kanwal, July 3, 2015
Montgomery County, Maryland operated a call center using software that was inaccessible to blind employees. Yasmin Reyazuddin, a blind employee, was not transferred to this new call center, nor was she hired for an available position there. Reyazuddin claimed Montgomery County violated Section 504...


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