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Semmes, Bowen & Semmes
A Professional Corporation

Size of Organization: 78
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: 33

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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...

Fourth Circuit Affirms Maryland District Court’s Ruling That Absence of Privilege Log Constitutes Waiver and Permits Chevron to View Documents from Ecuadorian Action
Jhanelle A. Graham, October 9, 2014
In Chevron Corporation v. Aaron Page, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit was asked to decide on the consolidated appeals stemming from a multi-billion-dollar judgment rendered in Ecuador against the Chevron Corporation. Chevron sought discovery in several American courts to...

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...


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