Niles Barton elevated four associates to partnership effective January 1.
“We are proud to announce four new partners that represent the best and brightest of our future,” Craig D. Roswell, newly-appointed Niles Barton managing partner, said. “I congratulate these attorneys and thank them for all that they have done and will continue to do for Niles Barton and our clients.”
The members of Niles Barton’s new partner class are:
M. David Stallings: Stallings is a new partner in the litigation department. His practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, fidelity and surety law, real property litigation, and matters of insurance coverage and interpretation. Stallings is an experienced litigator and has handled cases throughout Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Stallings received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Tracy L. Steedman: Steedman is a new partner in the construction department. Her practice focuses on all areas of construction, including contract drafting and negotiation, pre-litigation dispute resolution and all phases of civil litigation. She also handles complex commercial construction disputes including mechanics’ liens and construction defects. Steedman currently serves on the boards of Maryland Defense Counsel and the Women’s Law Center of Maryland. Steedman received her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law.
Mark J. Stiller: Stiller is a new partner in the litigation department. His practice focuses on general liability, property insurance law, related first-party insurance law matters and subrogation. He practices in the state courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. Stiller received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Geneau M. Thames: Thames is a new partner in the litigation department. Her practice focuses on professional liability, property insurance law, related first-party insurance coverage matters and commercial litigation. Her experience includes first- and third-party claims and fraud investigations. Thames co-chairs the firm’s Women’s Committee and is a member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society and the Professional Liability Defense Federation. Thames received her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
About Niles, Barton & Wilmer
Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP is a full-service, mid-Atlantic law firm providing quality legal services since 1838 when it was founded as the first law firm in Maryland. Niles Barton represents corporations, financial institutions, insurance companies, municipalities, sureties, contractors, developers, design professionals, nonprofits and other professional organizations in the following areas of law: corporate, intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, employment, commercial real estate, estates and trusts, commercial litigation, professional liability, insurance, construction, surety, fidelity, maritime, complex civil litigation, and appeals.
Source: Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP