With a career spanning more than 25 years, Earl has extensive experience in commercial real estate transactions. Past positions held in the field include working as a title abstractor, serving as the managing partner of a commercial title services company, and serving as counsel to a major title insurer. Earl applies this accumulation of real world knowledge to advise clients on a wide range of issues pertaining to title insurance, and closings. He has conducted closings for national law firms, national offices of title insurers, Fortune 500 companies, and major institutions. Contact Earl at ewise@Liffwalsh.com
or at (443) 569-7285.

Jon is a partner of the firm and a member of the Business Law, Estates & Trusts, Real Estate, and Commercial Finance 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 the client’s specific needs to help protect and impart their legacy. His real estate and finance practice touch areas of acquisition, development, leasing, and lending in the representation of buyers, sellers, and private and commercial lenders. Jon also serves as Counsel to the firm’s affiliated title company, Eagle Title. Contact Jon at jmcgowan@liffwalsh.com or (443) 569-7389

Paul Skrickus serves as Counsel to Liff, Walsh & Simmons. Additionally, he is the Director of Commercial Operations at Eagle Title. As the head of the commercial title team, he and his team oversee and manage all transactions involving commercial property insured by the firm. Paul has over seven years of commercial title processing and underwriting experience. He has been integral to the division’s growth over the last decade into one of Maryland's best commercial title agencies.

Before his role at Eagle Title, Paul was an associate with Liff, Walsh & Simmons, serving as a member of the firm’s Real Estate, Commercial Finance, and Business Law Practice Groups. In his real estate transactions practice, he routinely assists clients in every phase of the real estate sale and acquisition process, including drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, commercial and residential leases, and deeds, as well as counseling clients through their diligence and inspection.

Mr. Walsh is Counsel with Liff, Walsh & Simmons and a member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group. He represents clients in a wide variety of matters ranging from contract negotiations, title insurance, sales, financing, development, leasing, entity structuring and negotiation as well as entity formation. Mr. Walsh is also Director of Sales for Eagle Title, LLC, the firm’s affiliated Title Company, with experience closing complex real estate transactions. He has assisted in closing over 7,000 real estate transactions.

Phil Dales is a Partner with Liff, Walsh & Simmons and a member of the firm’s Land Use & Zoning and Real Estate Practice Groups. He counsels clients on zoning matters, including rezonings, variances, special exceptions, planned development applications and comprehensive planning. He also assists clients with building permits, liquor licensing, administrative law, real property, commercial landlord tenant disputes, and litigation issues. He has obtained favorable decisions for clients from the Circuit Court to the Court of Appeals, Maryland’s highest court. Contact Phil at pdales@Liffwalsh.com
or at (443) 569-0580

Greg is a Partner at Liff, Walsh & Simmons, and the Director of the Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group. Greg concentrates his practice on estate planning and estate administration, with a personal focus on planning for estates that own regulated firearms. Greg also serves as counsel for the firm’s affiliated title company, Eagle Title, LLC, advising the company in real property transactions that involve trusts and probate estates. Please contact Greg at gferra@liffwalsh.com
or (443) 569-7425.

Jim is a civil litigator and business lawyer who serves as the Director of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He applies an in-depth knowledge of litigation and critical decision-making skills to foster and create effective working relationships with his clients. Jim’s practice focuses on contract disputes and he works directly with individuals and corporate entities in a wide range of civil matters including construction, real estate, estates and trusts, and banking and finance. Contact Jim at jcrossan@liffwalsh.com or (443) 569-7264.

Mr. Liff is a founder and Partner of Liff, Walsh & Simmons. Mr. Liff’s practice focuses on real estate and business transactions, business representation, as well as trust and estate related matters. In addition to over 10 years of experience as a practicing attorney, Mr. Liff brings with him a unique perspective to lending transactions having worked for over 20 years in the mortgage industry for a number of regional banking institutions. Mr. Liff’s clients include, developers, contractors, local and regional financial institutions, as well as business owners. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Liff is an Executive Vice President of Eagle Title, LLC, the firm’s affiliated Title Company, overseeing both commercial and residential real estate transactions. Mr. Liff has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star” for his experience in Real Estate.