Our Team

Niles Barton’s strength lies in the efficient and effective legal counsel, practical problem solving, honest approach and superior client service provided by every attorney at every level in our firm. Which is why it’s no coincidence that year in and year out, our people are recognized by clients, peers and third-party rankings for their legal capabilities and ethical standards.

Business And Corporate Law

Susan D. Baker, Partner

Susan D. Baker

Ms. Baker is a partner in the firm's Corporate Department. She represents business clients in full range of matters, including entity formation and modification, owner agreements, contract review and negotiation, real estate, and, in particular, trademark and copyright issues.

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Paul M. Finamore, Partner

Paul M. Finamore

Mr. Finamore is a partner in firm's Litigation Department. He is member of the firm's Management Committee and Compensation Committee. He is the Chair of the firm's Diversity Committee.

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Emily J. Johnson, Associate

Emily J. Johnson
  • (410) 783-6396 direct
  • (410) 783-6465 fax

Ms. Johnson is an associate attorney in the Commercial Real Estate Department who concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial real estate law including leasing, financing, and the purchase and sale of office, industrial and warehouse property.

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Craig D. Roswell, Managing Partner

Craig D. Roswell

Mr. Roswell is the Managing Partner at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP. He concentrates his practice on commercial litigation and business law, including matters involving business disputes and real estate. His practice also includes property insurance law, first party and third party insurance coverage matters and the defense of complex general liability claims.

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Michael P. Shaw, Partner

Michael P. Shaw
  • (410) 783-6382 direct
  • (410) 783-6430 fax

Mr. Shaw is a Partner in the Corporate Department of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP. He currently serves the legal, compliance and enforcement defense needs of registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurance companies. He also advises business owners in general representation matters, including counseling clients through all stages of business cycle business formation, mergers and acquisitions, and employment matters in Maryland and the District of Columbia. 

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Jeffrey A. Wothers, Partner

Jeffrey A. Wothers

Mr. Wothers practices in the Litigation Department concentrating in insurance coverage litigation, property insurance law, related first party insurance matters and commercial litigation. His experience includes investigation and litigation in various first party areas, including coverage disputes, arson and fraud investigations across North America. Mr. Wothers previously served as Managing Partner at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP.

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Matthew J. Youssef, Associate

Matthew J. Youssef

Mr. Youssef is an associate attorney in the firm's Litigation Department. Mr. Youssef’s litigation practice focuses on business, insurance and real estate disputes and commercial litigation within the state of Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. He also advises small businesses and startups on various legal issues.

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