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Jon McGowan Named Partner at Liff, Walsh & Simmons


March 3, 2022 – Liff, Walsh & Simmons, a full-service business law firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jon McGowan to the position of Partner with the firm.


Jon is a member of the Business Law, Commercial Finance, and Estates & 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 the client’s 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. 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.” said Jay Walsh, managing partner of Liff, Walsh & Simmons.


Jon 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.


Jon obtained his Bachelor of Science 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 six percent of his class. While in law school, Jon 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.


Jon grew up in Crofton, Maryland, where he and his family currently reside. He enjoys volunteering and serving in various community activities.


About Liff, Walsh & Simmons
Liff, Walsh & Simmons is a full-service business law firm serving the legal needs of small businesses and privately held companies, their owners and operators, and individuals throughout their business and family life cycles. From helping entrepreneurs bring their business visions to market, to representing middle-market companies in business transactions and disputes, to preserving the wealth that a family business has worked so hard to earn, we take pride in providing value-driven solutions and great results. Our responsive service is focused on general and transactional business advice, commercial and civil litigation, real estate, land use, finance, and estate planning and administration.

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