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In Schneider Electric Building Critical Systems, Inc. v. Western surety Company, 231 Md. App 27 (2016), the Maryland Court of Special Appeals held that a surety whose bond was incorporated by reference into a subcontract containing an arbitration provision did not obligate itself to arbitrate any claims arising from the construction project.  Schneider Electric Buildings…

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Please join the The Daily Record in congratulating the 39 legal professionals honored in our 2017 Leadership in Law awards. Winners were selected by a panel of legal and business leaders and are divided into three categories: Leadership in Law; Generation J.D., which honors up-and-coming legal professionals; and the Lifetime Achievement Award, which recognizes legal…

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Michael Siri, a partner at Bowie & Jensen, LLC and a member of the firm’s litigation department was admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Virginia and was admitted as a member of the Virginia State Bar.  Mr. Siri is also barred in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  He focuses his practice on…

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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, 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 – 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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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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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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