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Baltimore, MD
United States

Baltimore, MD
United States

Baltimore, MD
United States

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes is one of the oldest and largest full-service law firms in Maryland. Founded in 1887, the professional character of the firm is evident in its strong business and litigation practice, its history spanning more than a century, and its deep roots in the greater Mid-Atlantic region. The firm represents the interests of its diverse clientele of businesses and individuals in the areas of Corporate & Business, Estate Planning, Real Estate, Labor & Employment, and Litigation. The firm is a leader in Maritime law with historical ties to the maritime industry of the Port of Baltimore. Having the largest private Workers’ Compensation & Employers’ Liability defense practice in the Mid-Atlantic region, the firm represents employers, insurers, and self-insurers in defense of workers’ compensation claims before the Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia and West Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission. Although its practice is regional in focus, many Semmes’ lawyers regularly undertake transactional and litigation matters that are national and international in scope.

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The 2022 Workers' Compensation Practice Group Seminar occurred on March 23-25, 2022, at JW Marriott in Savannah, Georgia....

Publications & News


Class Actions – Preparing for the Storm

Class Actions Simplified: Briefly, class actions are civil actions brought on behalf of plaintiffs who are alleging a sim...

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes (Baltimore, MD) Announces Attorney Promotions

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes is pleased to announce that ...

Semmes, Bowen & Semmes (Baltimore, MD) Article: Marijuana in Maryland — Adult-Use Cannabis Complicates the Legal Landscape for Employers and Employees

On July 1, 2023, Maryland joined 22 states and the District of Columbia in allowing adults 21 and older to purchase cannabis produ...