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Mr. Jiranek's legal practice focuses on corporate, finance and real estate matters. He serves and has served as general counsel for a number of regional, national and international public and privately-held corporations, non-profit corporations and other business organizations. He has written numerous published articles and papers on corporate and commercial transactional topics and lectured extensively for public and private business development groups in the Baltimore area. Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Jiranek worked as General Counsel with a public high-technology company, an associate in the corporate and finance departments of several large and mid sized law firms in Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland, an Honors Program attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice and a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Truman Hobbs in Montgomery, Alabama.
Mr. Jiranek graduated from William and Mary Law School with a J.D. in 1987, where he was an Editor of the Law Review, and from Princeton University with an A.B. in Economics in 1984. Mr. Jiranek is a member of the American Bar Association and the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia Bar Associations where he is active with several business and finance committees.


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 60%
  2. Real Estate: 20%
  3. Estate Planning: 10%
  4. Financial Services: 10%



Hourly ($185-305/hour), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

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Contact info

16 Willow Avenue
Towson, MD, 21286

Jiranek & Company, P.A.

16 Willow Avenue
Towson, MD, 21286



DCActive 199007/06/2016
VAAuthorized to practice law198703/31/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rating- PendingMartindale-Hubbell2015
Appointment to Expert Panel for Cross Border FinanceLexisNexis PSL2014
"Baltimore's Best"Baltimore's City Paper2011
Business Attorney in MarylandSelected to Provide Maryland Coverage for LegalMatch Attorney Referral Network2011
Legal EliteBaltimore SmartCEO2010
Board of EditorsWilliam & Mary Law Review1987
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing AttorneyJiranek & Company, P.A.2001 - 2015
General CounselView Systems, Inc.1998 - 2001
AssociateNiles, Barton & Wilmer1992 - 1998
AssociateDickstein Shapiro & Morin1991 - 1992
Honors Program AttorneyU.S. Department of Justice1988 - 1991
Judicial Law ClerkU.S. District Court1987 - 1988
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association (Maryland chapter)Subcomms. on Fed. & State Reg. of Securities, Devs. in Bus. Fin.1992 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationSecurities and Real Estate Subcommittees1992 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationBusiness Law Section1992 - Present
DC Bar AssociationBusiness Law Section1989 - Present
Virginia State BarBusiness Law Section1988 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chin v. U.S.Affirmed
US v. Davis Memorial HospitalJudgment in favor of Defendants
Steinberg ex rel. v. Lancer Management Group, LLCSettled
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Publication nameTitleDate
LexisNexisCross Border Banking and Finance Guide2015
Baltimore Smart CEOFinance Options For The Small and Mid-Sized Business2011
Maryland Bar JournalDebt Financing Secured By Intellectual Property2007
Caldwell BankerStructuring Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchanges for Real Estate Transactions2005
U.S. Small Business AdministrationLegal Considerations to Organizing Your Business2005
Baltimore SmartCEOExpand Your Business By Franchising It2004
Baltimore SmartCEODirect Public Offerings; A Big Idea2003
Maryland Chamber of CommercePrimer on E-Commerce Legal Issues2003
Univ. of Maryland Baltimore CountyCorporate Partnering: A Strategy For Emerging Growth Companies1996
Commercial Law Bulletin, Vol. X, No. 1Recent Legal Developments In Leasehold Financing: Implications for the Draftsman1995
The Health Lawyer, Vol. 7, No. 4Any Willing Provider Laws: Regulating the Health Care Provider's Contractual Relationship With the Insurance Company1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
William & Mary Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
Princeton UniversityEconomicsA.B.1984
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Practical Tips for Private Placements of SecuritiesUse of Private Placement Agents2012
Raising Capital - Leveraging OpportunitiesVenture Capital Financing2010
Business Development SeriesLegal Considerations to Organizing Your Business2008
Breakfast PresentationStructuring Section 1031 Exchanges2005
Business Seminar at BWIPrimer on E Commerce Legal Issues2003
Business RoundtableCorporate Partnering: A Strategy For Emerging Growth Companies1996