August 15, 2017Matthew Kimball and Robert O’Brien Receive 2018 “Best Lawyers in America” Honors
Matthew L. Kimball and Robert P. O’Brien of Baltimore-based Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 in the areas of Real Estate Law and Admiralty & Maritime Law, respectively. Matthew L. Kimball is the Chair of the firm’s Real Estate Department and has practiced commercial real estate law for 30 years. Mr. Kimball is a LEED Accredited Professional, and is Past Chair of the Advocacy Committee of the U.S. Green Building Council, Maryland Chapter, and is also a Fellow and State Chair of the American College of Mortgage Attorneys. Mr. Kimball also serves on the Board of Directors of the Episcopal Housing Corporation in Baltimore. Mr. Kimball has been listed in Best Lawyers® in the field of Real Estate Law since 2014.
Robert P. O’Brien has been recognized in Best Lawyers® in the area of Admiralty & Maritime Law since 2010. He is a partner in the litigation department and has been practicing for 40 years, concentrating on admiralty and maritime law and defense of claims in commercial litigation, as well as claims involving commercial contract disputes. Mr. O'Brien has been a proctor member of the Maritime Law Association of the United States since 1981 and he is currently a member of the MLA's Maritime Torts and Casualties Committee.
About Best Lawyers in America®
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers® is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey. Over 52,000 leading attorneys cast more than 5.5 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed; therefore, inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers® “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
About Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP
Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is a full-service mid-Atlantic law firm providing quality legal services since 1838 when it was founded as the first law firm in Maryland. Niles Barton represents corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, municipalities, sureties, contractors, developers, design professionals, nonprofits, and other professional organizations in the following areas of law: corporate, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, employment, commercial real estate, estates and trusts, commercial litigation, professional liability, insurance, construction, surety, fidelity, maritime, complex civil litigation, and appeals. We take a dynamic and forward-thinking approach to the way we practice law, develop solutions, and serve our clients. Visit www.nilesbarton.com for more information.
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