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.

Commercial Real Estate

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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Keith O. Hinder, Jr., Associate

Keith O. Hinder, Jr.

Mr. Hinder concentrates his practice in general commercial litigation, commercial construction litigation and insurance coverage matters in Maryland. He also represents clients in commercial real estate matters and employment law.

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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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Matthew L. Kimball, Partner

Matthew L. Kimball
  • 410-783-6354 direct
  • 410-783-6466 fax

Mr. Kimball is Chair of the firm's Commercial Real Estate Department. His practice includes real estate, real estate finance, leasing, property management, green building, and real estate-related environmental law.

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Michael H. Mannes, Partner

Michael H. Mannes
  • 410-783-6343 direct
  • 410-783-6429 fax

Mr. Mannes is a Partner in the Real Estate Department. His practice includes all phases of real estate with a concentration in the development and creation of condominium and planned unit developments; and representation of condominiums, homeowners' associations and cooperatives in the areas of dispute resolution, construction and governance issues.

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John G. Wharton, Partner

John G. Wharton
  • 410-783-6356 direct
  • 410-783-6363 fax

Mr. Wharton is a real estate attorney at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, who has spoken extensively before industry-sponsored seminars on real estate related topics, and is the author of various nationally published articles on such topics. He served as a director of a national title insurance company and is active in numerous civic organizations.

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