Semmes’ attorneys in the corporate & securities practice area have in-depth and practical experience in advising clients regarding the structuring and closing of virtually any type of business transaction.

We advise public and private corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, real estate investment trusts, foundations, and other business entities. Our clients include manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, financial institutions, insurers and insurance holding companies, and underwriters. Our clients operate in a wide range of industries, including computer, financial services, manufacturing, environmental services, health care, real estate, biotechnology, architectural services, food service, retail, beverage, housing, automotive, and clothing industries.

Our attorneys understand business matters, including the structuring of complex transactions and regulatory and compliance issues associated with them. We work closely with our tax and labor & employment attorneys to ensure that our clients receive comprehensive advice on the varied considerations of proposed transactions.

Semmes exists to serve our clients and provides expert representation in today’s ever-changing commercial environment. Recognizing that modern-day business knows no geographic boundaries, Semmes’ business attorneys are especially skilled and involved in international business activities and work closely with local companies and governmental entities to promote both in-bound and out-bound business opportunities for overseas and Mid-Atlantic companies. We are active in the Maryland World Trade Center Institute, particularly in its Asia Business Network, and we were instrumental in the establishment of the Maryland China Business Council.