About Our Law Firm

Our Law Firm

Bowie & Jensen is a full service business law firm with one focus – our clients. At Bowie & Jensen we start each engagement by learning about our client’s business. Knowledge is the key to creative legal thinking. We understand that businesses need to watch their bottom lines. Our firm’s size, coupled with our experience, allows us to charge lower fees without compromising outcomes for our clients.

Our Work

Representative Cases

Note: The vast majority of business disputes are resolved before a full trial. The cases below represent some, but not all, of the reported and unreported cases in which our lawyers have been counsel.

  • Represented electrical subcontractor in delay, impact and acceleration claims on large federal government renovation project
  • For major manufacturing company, handled a construction defect claim arising out of the expansion of a manufacturing facility
  • Successfully defended a subcontractor in arbitration against contractor’s bid withdrawal claims on a local government emergency management project
  • Prevailed on a bid protest litigation for a general contractor on a local county building project
  • Secured reversal on appeal of lower court order on behalf of private construction financing company and its owners
  • Represented contractor in construction delay disputes related to energy infrastructure project
  • Prevailed on a bid protest in an administrative proceeding for a general contractor on a public school project
  • Successfully defended a medical implant manufacturer in a breach of contract claim related to commissions arising from a series of complex business transactions
  • Represented new entity in major multi-party litigation between various owners and affiliated companies in debt settlement industry
  • Obtained a substantial settlement in connection with the misuse of a software vendor’s confidential information by a large insurance carrier
  • Represented real estate partner in dispute over capital contributions and ownership interests in several real estate entities
  • Represented global manufacturer in dispute with contractor concerning commission entitlement on major projects in the Middle East: the matter began in a Minnesota federal court and concluded in federal court in Miami.
  • Represented a technology company in large mezzanine financing transaction involving issuance of debentures and warrants
  • Guided new management of biotech company in complex reorganization and recapitalization, including multiple private placements of stock, as well as related federal and state securities compliance matters
  • Successfully appealed disallowance of bad debt deduction and accompanying federal income tax
  • Resolved significant tax dispute related to high net worth individual’s multimillion-dollar investment in complex insurance-funded defined benefit pension plan
  • Represented entrepreneur in acquisition of assets of a major regional construction subcontracting company
  • Structured and executed numerous estate plans for clients with assets exceeding applicable federal and state estate tax exemptions
  • Formed and obtained tax exemptions for many non-profit corporations, including charitable, religious, educational, and social welfare organizations, as well as civic and business leagues, and boards of trade
  • Represented founders in $25 million sale of third party retirement plan administrator business to private equity group in roll-up transaction
  • For serial entrepreneur, facilitated $10 million purchase of regional contracting business
  • Outside general counsel for nearly 30 years to successful mid-Atlantic distributor of specialty products. Advise on real estate, employment, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, tax, regulatory and litigation matters
  • Negotiated $40 million sale of joint venture interest in international wholesale distributorship to private equity firm
  • Represented local publisher in $1.5 million combined sale of publishing business and related real estate
  • 25-year representation of highly successful manufacturer of health supplements, from start-up phase through major expansion, reorganization, mergers and acquisitions, and relocation. Counsel founder on intellectual property, regulatory, real estate, and litigation matters, and establishment of in-house legal team
  • Represented financial services company in the sale of $125 million of stock to private investors and operators
  • Counseled executive director of august nonprofit institution on negotiation of employment agreement with retirement and termination benefits, and subsequent negotiated retirement
  • Advised private company owner on planning and implementation of $25+ million charitable giving program.
  • Defended a Fortune 500 corporation in a federal eminent domain lawsuit involving the installation of gas pipelines under the purview of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
  • Represented a large casino who sought to enforce non-compete and non-solicitation agreements of former employees and prohibit key competitors from using sensitive trade secret information.
  • Defended a personal representative and trustee in a complex multi-million-dollar lawsuit.
  • Defended a firearms designer in a commercial lawsuit.
  • Defended a commercial building owner in a regulatory zoning lawsuit brought by Baltimore City.
  • Defended a law firm in a multi-million-dollar defamation/invasion of privacy lawsuit brought by a public official.
  • Represented minority shareholders of a Fortune 500 company in a complex shareholder dispute.
  • Defended internationally-renowned recording artists, producers and record labels in a civil conspiracy/intentional tort lawsuit.
  • Defended a prominent businessman against federal antitrust (bid rigging) charges.
  • Defended a Washington D.C. construction company against federal criminal conspiracy and fraud charges.
  • Defended a Virginia based home construction business against federal bank and mortgage fraud charges.
  • Defended numerous federal and state cybercrime prosecutions.
  • Defended and represented targets in election law fraud prosecutions.
  • Represented small business owners against Medicare fraud claims.

 

*Please note that each case or transaction is different and the past record is no assurance that the lawyer will be successful in reaching a favorable result in a future case or transaction.