HARRY C. BLUMENTHAL AND BARBARA J. PALMER HAVE ASSOCIATED WITH LIFF, WALSH & SIMMONS AS COUNSEL, WILL LEAD FIRM'S NEW LAND USE PRACTICE GROUP
May 14, 2018
ANNAPOLIS, MD May 14, 2018 – Liff, Walsh & Simmons LLC announced that Harry C. Blumenthal and Barbara J. Palmer, have associated with the firm as Counsel and will lead the firm’s new Land Use practice group.
Mr. Blumenthal associates with Liff, Walsh & Simmons as an expert in land use, including zoning, subdivision, development, permitting, critical area issues, commercial and industrial development, and the creation of residential and mixed-use communities. He has provided legal and administrative representation for more Anne Arundel County land development and construction projects than any other attorney in the County. Mr. Blumenthal’s clients include local, regional, and national developers, telephone and electric companies, cable television and wireless communication companies, and bus and rail facilities.
Ms. Palmer brings 30 years of experience as a trial lawyer with a reputation for effective and aggressive representation of her real estate, general contractual, and business clients. She specializes in land use litigation and appeals including zoning, subdivision, development, permitting and environmental issues before County agencies; the presentation of variances, special exceptions, and re-zonings in administrative proceedings.
“I am extremely excited about the addition of Harry and Barbara to Liff, Walsh & Simmons” said Managing Partner, Jay Walsh. “Harry and Barbara uniquely complement our well established real estate practice. They bring decades of experience and a respected land use practice that will truly enhance our full-service real estate capabilities. I have personally worked with Harry and Barbara on several matters. Our alliance is a natural extension of the relationship we have established through collaboration over time.”
Liff, Walsh & Simmons is a full-service business law firm located in Annapolis, Maryland. The firm’s practice includes general and transactional business advice, commercial and civil litigation, real estate, land use, finance, and estate planning and administration.