Meet Our Team of Legal Experts
Proven experts with a dedication to their clients and the law
Nemphos Braue attorneys are accomplished counselors in all areas of corporate law. Our diverse practice and business experience, education and interests shape the culture and set the standard of outstanding value we provide to clients. Learn more about our talented team below.
George J. Nemphos is a founding member of Nemphos Braue Law with extensive experience representing entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging and mature companies, as well as independent sponsors, venture capital and private equity funds.
Founding Partner, Attorney
Tim E. Braue is a founding member of Nemphos Braue Law. He focuses his practice in the area of sophisticated corporate transactions and frequently represents private companies, venture capital investors and private equity funds in connection with M&A and general corporate matters.
Founding Partner, Attorney
Brett Lininger provides corporate legal counsel to a wide array of companies. He previously served as the Director of Government Relations for the Maryland Insurance Administration and led his own government affairs consulting firm.
Erik M. Feig brings more than 20 years of experience representing and working with innovators in a variety of emerging and established technology, information and content sectors, most recently having served more than a decade as General Counsel of a leading information technology and services company.
Of Counsel, CIPP/E, CIPM
Lauren B. Ziegler is Of Counsel at NB Law, where she represents startups, emerging and mature private companies, and investors in a variety of corporate, securities and business law matters. She regularly assists clients with mergers and acquisitions, capital raises and securities laws compliance, technology transactions, and more.
Lauren B. Ziegler
In her role as Associate at Nemphos Braue, Jeanine Joseph focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, business reorganizations, debt and equity financings, and venture capital transactions within a wide range of industries including industrial services, technology, intellectual property, e-commerce, education, healthcare and life sciences.
Jeanine N. Joseph
Corporate Associate Matthew L. Allison supports clients across a number of industries while leveraging his background in mergers and acquisitions, financings and corporate governance. Allison also has experience collaborating on deal terms and managing multiple client requests throughout the deal-life process, overseeing general corporate issues and business law, and interpreting complex organizational documents.
Matthew L. Allison
Vinay K. Sharma supports clients’ legal needs ranging from negotiations and agreements to sophisticated mergers and acquisitions, financial transactions involving equity and debt financing, and complex business structures. Mr. Sharma is able to address a wide range of corporate and business law matters, including corporate governance and entrepreneurial law.
Vinay K. Sharma
Suzanne Reisig-Olden provides legal services for Nemphos Braue clients, working in tandem with attorneys to support entrepreneurs and established companies with documentation drafting and editing, transaction deliverables, regulatory tracking, trademark filings and other corporate records.
American Joe Miedusiewski served in the Maryland House of Delegates from 1975-1988 and in the State Senate from 1988-1995 and has substantial relationships with key legislators. He was a member of the Senate Economic and Environmental Affairs Committee, and Chair of the Alcohol Beverage Subcommittee. He also created the Maryland Film Commission, generating tens of millions of dollars in economic activity annually.
Senior Government Affairs Director
Sherry Dudley Nickerson is an experienced lobbyist and policy advisor with an extensive background advancing client interests and shaping policy positions while developing relationships with federal and state government officials. As Government Affairs Director for Old Line Government Affairs, she supports existing clients and develops new relationships to extend the firm’s commitment to providing a high level of service with representation across the aisle.
Sherry Dudley Nickerson
Government Affairs Director
Derrick Covington uses his background in legal research and political science to support both firm operations and client services as a Law Clerk. He previously led a research team focused on telecommunications and contract law as a Research Assistant at his alma mater.
Will Clemens serves as the firm’s Chief Financial Officer and has broad financial advisory and operational experience with emerging growth companies. He is responsible for financial and operational management for the firm.
Chief Financial Officer
Candace helps drive internal and external client development strategies for the firm. She also supports the firm’s client and community relations and brand enhancement initiatives for the Atlantic region.
Director of Business Development and Client Services
As Nemphos Braue’s Director of Marketing and Communications, Jill Bondurant supports the firm’s growth in multiple industries and drives promotion through content marketing, social media, public relations and events.
Director of Marketing and Communications
Pamela serves as the firm’s office manager and has assisted George and Tim for over 12 years. She joined Nemphos Braue in September 2016 after a long career with two international law firms, as well as one of the world’s leading financial institutions serving in their legal department division.
Legal Assistant Lynn Candelaria Tress supports the firm’s corporate and business law efforts. She brings extensive big law experience, which adds to our firm’s boutique service values.
Lynn Candelaria Tress
Meredith Riley joined Nemphos Braue in 2021 and supports the team’s corporate and business law efforts. She previously served as a paralegal and law clerk for local firms in Maryland, assisting with research, pleadings, documentation, memorandums and database management.
What our clients are saying
“Nemphos Braue has been an invaluable resource to me and my team. They offer a common-sense approach and think like entrepreneurs, which is unusual for attorneys. They do what it takes to get the deal done while managing and advising us on risk versus reward in every decision we make.”
CEO of Amalgam
“George is unbelievably helpful and responsive. He is truly submerged in all things Tessemae’s. I work spectacularly with George – he and I talk all the time,” shares Greg Vetter, CEO/Oldest Brother, for Tessemae’s, a Baltimore-based manufacturer of all-natural sauces, dressings and condiments. “George provides a great independent point of view that takes into account all sides of an issue. He always comes to the right solutions and the right path to take moving forward.”