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November 21, 2014

MD Insurance Commissioner Holds Hearing on Draft Proposed Changes to COMAR 31.15.12 – Valuation of Motor Vehicles

The Maryland Insurance Commissioner held a hearing November 21, 2014, to gather information from the industry on the draft proposed changes to COMAR 31.15.12 – Valuation of Motor Vehicles.The draft proposed changes being considered by the MIA would impose significant new restrictions on the method and manner by which insurers and appraisers could value the total loss of a motor vehicle.

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November 11, 2014

Construction Attorney Tracy Steedman Contributing Editor of ABA "Green Building and the Construction Lawyer"

Niles Barton construction attorney Tracy Steedman served as a contributing Editor of the ABA Forum on the Construction Industry book titled Green Building and the Construction Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Transactional and Litigation Issues, released in October 2014.

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November 03, 2014

Emily J. Johnson Joins Niles Barton as Associate in Commercial Real Estate Department

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is pleased to announce that Emily J. Johnson has joined the firm as an Associate in our Commercial Real Estate Department.

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November 03, 2014

Niles Barton Named National Tier 3 “Best Law Firm” in 2015 in Admiralty & Maritime Law by U.S. News

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has been named a Tier 3 National “Best Law Firm” in Admiralty & Maritime Law by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® in 2015. The firm also received a Tier 2 ranking in Baltimore in Admiralty & Maritime Law and Real Estate Law. 

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Emily J. Johnson Joins Niles Barton as Associate in Commercial Real Estate Department

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is pleased to announce that Emily J. Johnson has joined the firm…

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Jeffrey Wothers Appointed to Vice Chair of Board of Directors of Carroll Hospital Center

Jeffrey Wothers, Partner at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, was recently appointed to serve as the…

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Tracy Steedman Receives Daily Record’s 2014 Leadership in Law Award

The Daily Record has selected Tracy L. Steedman, Litigation Partner at Niles, Barton &…

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Matthew Kimball and Robert O’Brien Recieve Best Lawyers in America© 2015 Honors

Matthew L. Kimball and Robert P. O'Brien of Baltimore-based Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP were…

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Niles Barton Featured as Top Law Firm in 2014 Super Lawyers Business Edition

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has been featured as a Top Law Firm in the Construction, Real Estate…

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Real Estate Chair Matthew Kimball Selected Panel Speaker at 2014 Advanced Real Property Institute

Matthew L. Kimball, Chair of Niles Barton's Real Estate Department, will speak on a panel entitled…

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George Reede Presenting at Central and Eastern 2014 PLRB Regional Adjusters Conferences

Niles Barton Litigation Partner George E. Reede Jr., Esq. will be co-presenting a program titled…

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Subrogation Alert - Hodges v. Federal-Mogul Corporation

A recently-published decision of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia should…

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Niles Barton Associate Rachel Severance Named to The Daily Record’s 20 in Their Twenties

The Daily Record has named Rachel Severance, an Associate of Niles, Barton & Wilmer,…

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Construction Attorney Tracy L. Steedman Speaking at UB Green Building Law Symposium

Niles Barton construction attorney Tracy L. Steedman, LEED AP, BD+C will be a guest speaker at the…

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Maryland Court of Appeals Agrees to Reconsider Maryland Common Law on Construing Insurance Contracts

On January 24, 2014, the Maryland Court of Appeals granted a petition for writ of certiorari filed…

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Niles Barton Associate Matthew Youssef Selected to BVU’s 2014 GIVE Class

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is proud to announce that Matthew J. Youssef, an Associate in the…

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Tracy Steedman Speaking at “Change Orders in Maryland” Seminar March 18

Niles Barton construction attorney Tracy L. Steedman will be presenting at the LORMAN® Continuing…

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Niles Barton Appoints Heather Nelson and Stacy Sallerson to Partnership

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two attorneys, Heather B.…

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Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP Receives A.M. Best’s “Recommended Insurance Attorneys” Badge for 2014

Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP has received A.M. Best's "Recommended Insurance Attorneys" Badge…

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Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP Selected to Baltimore Business Journal’s 2014 Top 25 Law Firm List

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has been selected as one of the top 25 largest law firms by the Baltimore…

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New Associates Julie V. Tong and Dalene A. Radcliffe Join Niles Barton

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two new Associates, Julie…

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Eleven Niles Barton Attorneys Recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers 2014

Niles Barton is proud to announce that eleven of the firm's attorneys have been ranked by Maryland…

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Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP Named Tier 3 National “Best Law Firm” in Admiralty & Maritime Law by U.S

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has been named a Tier 3 National “Best Law Firm” in Admiralty…

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Niles Barton Sponsoring Affordable Healthcare Seminar on Compliance Requirements for Md. Businesses

Niles, Barton, & Wilmer, LLP has joined as a sponsor of the upcoming healthcare reform seminar…

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Niles Barton Volunteers with Maryland Food Bank During Hunger Action Month

Employees of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP volunteered with Maryland Food Bank in Baltimore as…

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Niles Barton Featured as Top Law Firm in 2013 Super Lawyers Business Edition

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has been featured as a Top Law Firm in the Construction, Real Estate…

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Matthew Kimball and Robert O’Brien Named Among Best Lawyers in America 2014

Matthew L. Kimball and Robert P. O’Brien of Baltimore-based Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP…

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Two Associates Join Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two new associate attorneys,…

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Niles Barton Associate Kimberly Neal Named to The Daily Record’s 2013 VIP List

The Daily Record has named Kimberly Neal, an Associate of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP…

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Matthew Kimball Speaking on New Maryland Stormwater Fees during Annual USGBC Legislative Wrap-Up

Commercial Real Estate Department Chair Matthew L. Kimball will be presenting at the Annual USGBC…

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Maryland Insurance Bill Makes it a Fraudulent Act to Compensate for Deductible

Senate Bill 736 will be enacted as Code of Maryland Insurance Article § 27-407.2.  It repeals…

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Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP Selected to Baltimore Business Journal’s Top 25 Law Firms List

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has been selected as one of the top 25 largest law firms by the Baltimore…

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Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP Receives A.M. Best’s “Recommended Insurance Attorneys” Badge for 2013

Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP has once again received A.M. Best's "Recommended Insurance Attorneys"…

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Real Estate Department Chair Matthew L. Kimball Authors Chapter on Negotiating Office Leases

Matthew L. Kimball, Chairman of the firm’s Real Estate Department, was chosen by ExecSense…

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Niles Barton Names Reede New Chairman of the Litigation Department

George E. Reede, Jr. has been elected as Chairman of the Litigation Department for the Baltimore-based…

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Niles Barton Elects Four Attorneys to Partnership

Niles Barton has elevated four associates to partnership effective January 1, 2013. The members…

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Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP Names New Managing Partner

Baltimore-based Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has named a new Managing Partner, Craig D. Roswell,…

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Eleven Niles Barton Attorneys Recognized by Maryland Super Lawyers 2013

Niles Barton is proud to announce that eleven of the firm's attorneys have been ranked by Maryland…

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Business Losses from Sandy Expected to Grow

Craig D. Roswell, a Litigation Partner at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, was featured in a Claims…

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Craig D. Roswell Appointed to Task Force to Study Maryland Insurance of Last Resort Programs

Craig D. Roswell, Chairman of the Litigation Department at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, has been…

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Niles Barton Featured as Top Law Firm in 2012 Super Lawyers Business Edition

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has been featured as a Top Law Firm in the Construction, Real Estate…

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Robert P. O’Brien Receives “Best Lawyers in America” Honors

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP congratulates Robert P. O’Brien, a partner in the litigation…

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MIA Bulletin 12-15: Potential New Maryland Regulations Involving Property Claims After Hurricanes

The Maryland Insurance Administration (“MIA”) is currently in the process of drafting…

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MD Insurance Administration Warns Against Improper Property & Casualty Insurance Claims Handling Pra

The Maryland Insurance Administration has released Bulletin Number 12-14 notifying Property &…

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Paul Finamore is Appointed to Vice Chair of Employment Practices and Workplace Liability Section of

Paul M. Finamore, Esq., Chair of the Employment Law Section at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, has…

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Jury Awards Brethren Mutual $500,000 For Fire Caused By Manufacturing Defect

Brethren Mutual Insurance Company, represented by Niles, Barton & Wilmer LLP, is awarded $500,000…

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Two Associate Attorneys Join Litigation Department

Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is pleased to announce the addition of two associate attorneys, Mr.…

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George Reede and David Stallings Extend Practices into Virginia

Niles Barton congratulates partner, George E. Reede, Jr., and associate, M. David Stallings, on passing…

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Jeffrey A. Wothers Appointed to the Carroll Hospital Center Board of Directors

Niles Barton is pleased to announce that its managing partner, Jeffrey A. Wothers, was recently appointed…

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Leslie John Williams Joins Estates and Trusts Department

Niles Barton welcomes Leslie John Williams as a senior associate with the firm’s Estates and Trusts…

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Tracy L. Steedman Designated as a LEED AP by the U.S. Green Building Council

Niles Barton is pleased to announce that Tracy L. Steedman, an associate in the firm’s construction…

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Niles Barton Successfully Defends DASC, Inc. in a $20 Million Lawsuit

A Niles Barton trial team, headed by Owen J. Curley and including Jason E. Fetterman and M. David…

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