George J. Nemphos is a founding member of Nemphos Braue Law representing entrepreneurs, start-ups, emerging and mature companies, as well as independent sponsors, venture capital and private equity funds. Mr. Nemphos has extensive experience in representing and assisting clients in entity choice and formation, mergers and acquisitions, private placements of debt and equity, complex joint ventures, structural and day-to-day issues, as well as corporate governance and securities law compliance. Mr. Nemphos is known for his practical and business-oriented solutions to legal issues. Prior to Nemphos Braue Law, Mr. Nemphos was the global chair of a corporate practice group for an AmLaw 100 international law firm, traveling throughout the United States, Asia and Europe. Having spent a majority of his career with big international law firms, and now as an entrepreneur himself, Mr. Nemphos brings a unique perspective to client issues and works closely with firm clients to achieve practical, business-oriented solutions. He frequently advises clients in the manufacturing, consumer products, restaurant, automotive, retail and wholesale, agriculture and aquaculture, industrial services, technology, government contracting, health and wellness and insurance industries, as well as companies in the capital markets, life sciences and homeland security space.

Mr. Nemphos was a winner of SmartCEO’s 2015 Baltimore Power Players Award. For six consecutive years Mr. Nemphos was recognized in Best Lawyers in America as one of the area’s Best Lawyers in Leverage Buyouts and Private Equity. In 2013 he was named Best Lawyers’ “Lawyer of the Year, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law” in Baltimore. Mr. Nemphos was named one of the “40 Under 40” business leaders in Baltimore by the Baltimore Business Journal in 2001. In 2006, Mr. Nemphos completed the GBC Leadership program, a program that hand-picks Baltimore area leaders from business, nonprofits and the government to become strategists for the future of the region. Additionally, in 2008 Institutional Investor named Mr. Nemphos as one of the “10 Rising Stars of Private Equity and M&A Law.”

Admitted to practice in Maryland, Mr. Nemphos holds a LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center and received his juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from the University of Baltimore School of Law. Mr. Nemphos also received his bachelor of science degree from Boston University.

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Accolades & Experience

Accolades & Experience


  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 1996
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1994, Magna Cum Laude
  • Boston University, B.S., 1991

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, Driving Force Group
    • Chairman Emeritus
    • Secretary
  • Former Member, Board of Directors, American Diabetes Association, Maryland Chapter
  • St. Paul’s School for Boys, Steering Committee for the Capital Campaign
  • Former Member, Baltimore American Heart Ball Committee, American Heart Association
  • Board of Directors, Maryland Tech Council
  • Former Director, Early Stage East
  • Former Director, MidAtlantic Venture Association
  • Former Director, Greater Baltimore Tech Council
  • Former Director, Emerging Technology Center
  • Former Director, Baltimore Downtown Partnership
  • Former Director, Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore

Speaking Events & Publications

  • Baltimore Innovation Week DEV Day, Technologies of the Future, Moderator, October 2019
  • JMore Innovation Health Symposium, Moderator, November 2019
  • WTCI EDGE Program, Mergers & Acquisitions, November 2019
  • Presenter, WTCI’s LEAD Program, March 2019
  • Presenter, Cyber Security Hall of Fame, April 2019
  • Presenter, Baltimore Innovation Week’s Day Event, Hosted at Harbor Designs & Manufacturing, February 2020
  • Presenter, Speaker, Maryland Defense Tech Network, DefTech- Transforming MD Innovation Event Hosted at Harbor Designs & Manufacturing, February 2020
  • Presenter, Startup Bootkamp Seed Workshop, June 2020
  • Host, Maryland Tech Council Coffee with the CEO’s, July 2020
  • Panelist, M&A in Today’s Economy: And The Deals Go On Webinar, in Partnership with sbLiftOff, July 2020
  • Panelist, Buy-Sell Planning For Middle Market Business Owners Webinar in Partnership with ClearView and Tidecreek Financial Management, August 2020
  • Panelist, The Road Map Event, September 2020
  • Presenter, Startup Bootkamp Workshop, October 2020
  • Presenter, Moderator and Podcast Guest, SmartBusiness Dealmakers Conference – Baltimore, June 2021

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
Our Services

Sophisticated Legal Advice

Nemphos Braue’s co-founders and legal team left some of the largest firms in the world to practice differently. We combine big firm expertise with the flexibility and creativity of boutique practice to create personal, exceptional outcomes for our clients.

Practice Areas

Corporate & Business Law

Entrepreneurs & Emerging Companies
General Counsel Solutions
Government Affairs
Intellectual Property
Maryland Regulatory Practice
Mergers & Aquisitions
Private Equity & Venture Capital



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