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George Johnathan Nemphos

George Johnathan Nemphos

Practice areas:

Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities Offerings, Corporate & Incorporation, Contracts & Agreements

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    Licensed since 1994

    1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 30%
      21 years
    2. Venture Capital: 30%
      21 years
    3. Corporate & Incorporation: 15%
      21 years
    4. Securities Offerings: 15%
      21 years
    5. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
      21 years

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    Award NameGrantorDate Granted
    Power PlayerSmart CEO Magazine2015
    Best Lawyer, Leverage Buyouts and Private EquityBest Lawyers in America2015
    Leverage Buyouts and Private Equity LawBest Lawyers in America2014
    Lawyer of the Year, Leverage Buyouts, BaltimoreBest Lawyers in America2013
    Leverage Buyout and Private EquityBest Lawyers in America2013
    Legal ElliteSmartCeo Magazine2012
    Best Lawyer, Leverage Buyout and Private EquityBest Lawyers in America2012
    Legal ElliteSmartCEO Magazine2011
    Leverage Buyouts and Private EquityBest Lawyers in America2011
    Leveraged Buyouts and Venture CapitalBest Lawyers in America2010
    Legal EliteSmartCEO Magazine2009
    Maryland Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
    Top 10 Rising Stars of Private Equity and M&A LawInstitutional Investor News2008
    2006 Leadership ClassGreater Baltimore Committee2006
    40 Under 40Baltimore Business Journal2001
    Heusler Honor SocietyUniversity of Baltimore School of Law1994

    Work Experience

    TitleCompany NameDuration
    Global Chair, International Corporate Practice GroupDuane Morris LLP2010 - 2015
    Managing Partner (Baltimore Office)Duane Morris2007 - 2015
    PartnerDLA Piper US LLP2003 - 2006
    AssociateDla Piper, LLP (Us)1996 - 2003
    Associate General CounselThermoChem, Inc.1995 - 1996


    Association NamePosition NameDuration
    The DealAdvisory Board2014 - 2015
    MAVABoard Member2013 - 2015
    Economic alliance of greater BaltimoreBoard of Directors2012 - 2015
    Middle Market Private Equity Leadership Forum - Global ACGBoard Member2011 - 2015
    University of Baltimore FoundationBoard Member2011 - 2015
    Mayorial Transition Team MemberCommunity Development and Neighborhoods Committee2010 - 2010
    FashInvestBoard Member2010 - 2014
    Law 360Advisory Board2010 - 2012
    Downtown Baltimore PartnershipBoard Member2008 - 2015
    Greater Baltimore Technology CouncilBoard Member and Vice Chair2007 - 2009
    Emerging Technology CenterBoard Member, secretary2007 - 2012
    Pride of MarylandBoard of Directors2002 - 2006
    Greater Baltimore Technology CouncilBoard Member and Of Counsel2000 - 2007
    Early Stage EastBoard Member and Vice Chair2000 - 2010
    Maryland State Bar AssociationMember1994 - Present
    American Bar AssociationN/A1994 - Present


    School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
    Georgetown University Law CenterTaxation (Corporate)LL.M - Master of Laws1996
    University of BaltimoreLawJD - Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude)1994
    Boston UniversityCommunicationsBS - Bachelor of Science1991

    Speaking Engagements

    Conference NameTitleDate
    Private Equity ForumThe Deal Environment2010
    PE Investing In Food & Beverage Companies - Why Deals Are Returning to the TablePE Deals in Food & Beverage Companies2010
    Private Equity Executive ForumPrivate Equity: Doing Deals in Bad Times2009
    Annual Alternative Investment RoundupPrivate Equity Track: LP Perspective - Extent of Due Diligence Outsourced by Private Equity Funds2008