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Beware of Pay-If-Paid Clauses: Maryland Court Dismisses Subcontractor’s Delay and Acceleration Claims after Owner Denies Change Orders

The Maryland Court of Appeals upheld the dismissal of a subcontractor’s delay and acceleration claims against a general contractor after the court determined that a pay-if-paid provision existed in the subcontract and the owner refused to remit payment.  The court concluded that, despite directing the subcontractor to accelerate work on the project, the general contractor…

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Bowie & Jensen is Seeking a Business Transactions Associate

Bowie & Jensen, LLC is seeking a junior to mid-level associate to join its business transactions practice.  Successful candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in general business transactions and demonstrated excellence in legal research, writing and drafting.  Some familiarity with real estate and employment matters is desirable.    MD bar required.  Enthusiastic attitude and a…

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Bowie & Jensen’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group Closes $550 Million in Client Transactions

Bowie & Jensen’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group – headed by partner Mark T. Jensen and based in Towson, MD – closed more than 25 transactions with an aggregate value of $550 million in 2016.  This activity reflects the firm’s continued growth in corporate advisory work, including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions and financings. The transactions included representation…

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Major Overhaul Of State Contracting Proposed

The Hogan administration has unveiled a major overhaul of how billions in state contracts are bid and awarded, along with a revamping of hundreds of regulations designed to making doing business in Maryland easier. Few of the changes have broad impact on the public at large, but they impact hundreds of state contractors and thousands…

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Bowie Jensen named to 2017 “Best Law Firms”

Best Lawyers has released the 2017 “Best Law Firms” rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. This edition of these rankings features law firms who have received consistent…

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Josh Glikin successfully settles complex software lawsuit that involved a firm client’s alleged misappropriation of trade secrets.

Josh Glikin successfully defended a complex trade secrets theft lawsuit against a firm client involving web-based software applications, leading to a settlement for the firm client on favorable terms.  The firm’s client was accused of having misappropriated certain trade secrets alleged to have been embedded in the plaintiff’s software code.  Working with a software expert,…

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Managing Partner Matthew Hjortsberg to Speak at 21st Century Schools Program

Bowie & Jensen managing partner Matthew Hjortsberg will present on the topic of surety bonds at a Bonding Preparation Workshop hosted by 21st Century Schools – Baltimore.  The three-day workshop aims to educate small, minority and woman-owned businesses about industry challenges and assist them in their efforts to obtain surety bonds or increase their bonding…

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Josh Glikin successfully defends a series of related consumer class action cases brought in federal courts in California, Illinois, Florida and New York.

Josh Glikin obtained a very rare dismissal with prejudice of four class action lawsuits brought in federal courts around the country, alleging that a firm client’s products were false advertised.  Mr. Glikin first succeeded in consolidating the cases from around the country, into a single case in Maryland’s federal court, resulting in a significant savings…

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Josh Glikin successfully defends race discrimination claims against client, securing an early victory in federal court.

Josh Glikin secured a victory on all race discrimination claims brought by a client’s former employee in an Illinois federal court.  The plaintiff, who worked out of the firm client’s Chicago office, was fired for poor performance and insubordination.  He brought suit shortly after his termination, alleging that the firm client had routinely discriminated against…

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