Semmes provides a comprehensive array of services in the area of business law. Our business clients range from family owned small businesses to large, publicly traded corporations. We assist clients in asset acquisitions, mergers and the formation of a wide variety of business entities, which include traditional corporations, limited liability companies, limited liability limited partnerships, among other forms of organizations, chartered in Maryland and elsewhere. We also assist our clients in their ongoing work in such areas as conventional and maritime financing, contracts, regulatory compliance, and procurement. We also deal with a myriad of corporate management issues such as stockholder and board of directors meetings, corporate structure and governance, securities and the like.

Our corporate and business practice areas include securities, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, insurance regulation, insurance and alternative risk management, real estate, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy and small business investment companies.

The Chair of our Corporate and Business Practice Group, Cleaveland Miller, and the head of our insurance and regulatory practice, Alan Gamse, are named again in the 2017 edition of the “Best Lawyers in America” list compiled by Woodward/White, Inc.