Towson, Maryland (PRWEB) January 06, 2012
Bowie & Jensen, a leading Maryland business law firm, is pleased to announce that Michael W. Siri was elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2012.
?Michael is an outstanding attorney who I?ve worked closely with on a number of large cases and have always come away being impressed by his legal abilities, commitment to his clients, and professionalism,? said Matthew Hjortsberg, Managing Member of the firm. ?Michael adds leadership, will further strengthen the firm?s litigation practice and will continue to be an invaluable resource to new and existing clients. We are honored to welcome him to our partnership.?
Mr. Siri practices in Bowie & Jensen?s litigation department, assisting clients with a variety of legal issues. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, including construction law. He has worked on matters at all stages of litigation in state and federal courts, as well as, administrative hearings and arbitrations.
Mr. Siri routinely counsels the firm?s construction law clients on issues involving various aspects of a construction project, including contract formation, mechanic?s liens, bid protests, delay claims, and payment issues. As part of the firm?s construction law group, Mr. Siri provides legal guidance to individuals, general contractors, subcontractors, developers, and businesses. Mr. Siri?s practice extends beyond construction law. He has successfully represented clients in matters involving commercial litigation, including, but not limited to, claims arising out of breaches of contract, shareholder derivatives suits, receiverships, corporate dissolutions, employment claims, and litigation arising out of the administration of estates.
Mr. Siri is committed to public service and the professional development of all attorneys. An active member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Mr. Siri is the former Chair of the MSBA Young Lawyers Section and has served on the MSBA?s Board of Governors. He serves as board member of the Maryland Bar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the MSBA, and the Executive Board of the Baltimore County Bar Association. He created the One Bar | One Community Public Service Project for the MSBA, whereby a monthly public service event is scheduled to benefit residents of Maryland.
As a result of efforts, Mr. Siri is the recipient of the Edward Shea Jr. Professionalism Award and the Alex Fee Pro Bono Award. He has been named as a Rising Star in Maryland?s SuperLawyer publication for each of the past three years and was nominated by The Daily Record to The VIP List (Very Important Professionals) ? Successful by 40.
?The addition of a partner with member with Michael?s in-depth knowledge of law and courtroom skills will be invaluable to the growth of our litigation practice and is key to establishing a strong and versatile litigation group,? said member Nicole Windsor. ?He enjoys strong relationships with almost every aspect of the legal community and his commitment to public service and mentoring other lawyers is unmatched.?
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