Semmes Bowen & Semmes is proud to announce that the 2019 edition of Chambers USA Guide ranks the firm among Maryland’s leading lawyers in the area of insurance law.
Chambers USA is the definitive resource for businesses seeking external legal counsel in the United States. Every year they carry out thousands of in-depth interviews with clients in order to assess the reputations and expertise of lawyers.
In its Maryland rankings, Chambers reports that Semmes Bowen & Semmes in known for its “Significant insurance offering, operating on behalf of both insurers and insureds in insurance defense litigation at both the state and federal level. Advises insurers across the full range of transactional and regulatory concerns, including policy drafting and dealings with regulatory agencies. Notable expertise in commercial lines defense that spans product, premises and auto claims, among others. One source labels this the best firm in the area for workers’ compensation defense.”
In addition, Chambers recognized two principals as Notable Practitioners in Insurance Law.
Paul Farquharson is described as a ‘respected and very experienced coverage lawyer’. He draws praise for his experience advising policyholders and his ability to view both sides of a dispute. A number of significant coverage defense cases are part of his caseload, including issues of personal injury and product liability.
Chambers goes on to say that clients describe J. Marks Moore as ‘a very experienced trial lawyer and insurance defense attorney’ and ‘the best lead paint defense lawyer in the city of Baltimore.’ His experience covers a diverse array of insurance matters, including toxic torts, product liability and property claims.
Jane Wilson won high praise as a ‘terrific lawyer’ for her work in Real Estate Law. Her expertise is in all areas of real estate law, including financing and foreclosures, purchase and sale of real property, and commercial leasing. She serves a wide variety of clients, expertly handling all aspects of transactions. Chambers has included Ms. Wilson in the Leading Individual rankings since 2006.
Semmes attorneys provide superior legal services in an extensive range of litigation, maritime, labor and employment, and corporate and business practice areas. We are proud to be included the 2019 Chambers USA Guide.