Liff, Walsh & Simmons, a full-service business law firm, has promoted Jon McGowan to the position of partner with the firm.
McGowan is a member of the business law, commercial finance, and estates and trusts practice groups. His business practice focuses on assisting clients in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, and general corporate matters. In addition, he counsels individuals and families to help develop custom estate plans and business succession plans that address clients’ specific needs to help protect and impart their legacy. His commercial practice touches areas of acquisition, development, leasing and lending in the representation of buyers, sellers, and private and commercial lenders.
“On behalf of my partners at Liff, Walsh & Simmons, it is with great pleasure that I announce Jon’s promotion to partner,” said Jay Walsh, managing partner of Liff, Walsh & Simmons. “I applaud his devotion to becoming an exceptional attorney, particularly his tenacity. Jon began his work at Liff, Walsh & Simmons as a law clerk and has served the firm for over a decade. He is a trusted advisor to our clients and has earned the title of partner through his tremendous hard work.”
McGowan is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Crofton Chamber of Commerce, and the Anne Arundel County Estate Planning Council. Additionally, he has received recognition as a Rising Star by Maryland Super Lawyers.
He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from the Helms School of Government at Liberty University with a focus in Western Legal Traditions. He went on to obtain his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he graduated in the top 6% of his class. While in law school, McGowan was an honoree of the Royal Shannonhouse Honor Society and served as a member of the University of Baltimore Law Forum and the Real Estate Law Association.
McGowan grew up in Crofton, Maryland, where he and his family currently reside. He enjoys volunteering and serving in various community activities.
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