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McNamee, Hosea, Jernigan and Kim, P.A. and Greenan and Walker Merge

The partners of the law firms of McNamee Hosea and Greenan voted to merge the two firms, effective January 1, 2002.

The new, combined law firm, McNamee, Hosea, Jernigan, Kim, Greenan, P.A., becomes one of suburban Washington DC & Annapolis' larger law firms, with 20 attorneys operating from Annapolis, Greenbelt and Falls Church.

Stephen C. Hosea, Milton D. Jernigan, II and James M. Greenan, will serve as Managing Principals of the new firm. Mr. Hosea and Mr. Greenan will be based in Greenbelt. Mr. Jernigan will be based in Annapolis. "It is critical we do everything possible to serve our clients better" said Mr. Jernigan. "As client-focused entrepreneurs, we realize the need to grow and change with our clients. The new economy demands it."

"Both firms have enjoyed a strategic business alliance for many years," Mr. Greenan explained. "It's become increasingly clear that our common cultures, work ethic and client-driven philosophies for responsiveness and expertise make this a natural fit."

Both firms have well-matched practice capabilities-a combination of which will add breadth and depth to already existing strengths.

McNamee Hosea is best known for its corporate, tax, banking, franchise and intellectual property law practices. Greenan is recognized as a strong bankruptcy and criminal litigation firm. The merged firm will also be focused on its rapid growth in internet and information technology law.

Practice areas for the merged firm will include these core specialties and embrace other disciplines that fall within their realm:

  • Business Development & Capital Formation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Litigation & Risk Management
  • Estate and Business Planning
  • Employment, HR & Labor Issues
  • Intellectual Property
  • Information Technology
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Franchising
  • Banking

McNamee Hosea was founded in 1982. Greenan's beginnings date back to 1969 in Prince George's County, where the two firms currently occupy the same office building at Capitol Office Park in Greenbelt. McNamee Hosea also has offices in Annapolis, MD and Falls Church, VA. Both firms have traditions of the highest standards of client service and responsiveness. Personalized & individual attention is based on a team approach, allowing clients to benefit from the combined expertise and years of experience.

Partners and associates alike commit significant time and resources to community service, serving on boards of banks, corporations, professional and trade associations, charities and other non-profits.

For more information on the firm and our practices, please call one of our managing partners, Milton D. Jernigan, Esquire, at 410.263.1107 or James M Greenan, Esquire, at 301.441.2420.