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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.

Intellectual Property

Susan D. Baker, Partner

Susan D. Baker
  • 410-783-6366 direct
  • 410-783-6437 fax
  • Practice Areas
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Tax Law

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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Michael P. Shaw, Partner

Michael P. Shaw
  • (410) 783-6382 direct
  • (410) 783-6430 fax
  • Practice Areas
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Administrative Law
  • Data Security & Privacy Law
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Securities Law

Mr. Shaw is a Partner in the Corporate Department of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP, advising registered investment advisers, broker-dealers, hedge funds, private equity firms, and insurance agencies on state/federal regulations, industry best practices on risk avoidance, compliance, responding to regulatory inquiries, preparing for regulatory examinations, and defending firms in arbitration and enforcement proceedings. He also advises business owners in general representation matters, intellectual property, data security and privacy, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Additional Practice Areas:
Administrative Law
Data Security & Privacy
Mergers & Acquisitions
Securities Law

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Jeffrey A. Wothers, Partner

Jeffrey A. Wothers
  • 410-783-6365 direct
  • 410-783-6499 fax
  • Practice Areas
  • Appellate Law
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Property Insurance Law
  • Subrogation

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, Partner

Matthew J. Youssef
  • 410-783-6357 direct
  • 410-783-6452 fax
  • Practice Areas
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Community Association Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property

Mr. Youssef is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department. He has experience advising community associations, restaurants, technology startups, and businesses engaged in government contracting in the mid-Atlantic region on corporate matters including a wide variety of contract negotiations, employment issues, trademark litigation, and business disputes.

Additional Practice Areas:
Data Security & Privacy

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