Tim E. Braue is a founding member of Nemphos Braue Law. He focuses his practice in the area of sophisticated corporate transactions. Tim frequently represents private companies, venture capital investors and private equity funds in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private securities offerings and general corporate matters. Tim’s clients include manufacturing and industrial services companies, pharmaceutical and medical device businesses, telemedicine and high-tech telecommunications companies, real estate development firms, insurance entities and emerging food and beverage industries.

Prior to forming Nemphos Braue Law, Tim worked at some of the largest corporate practice law firms in the world, leading transaction teams in complex, multibillion-dollar financing and acquisitions. Tim was honored with SmartCEO’s 2016 Center of Influence Award for his work advising Baltimore’s top CEO’s. He also served high-level positions in both the federal and Maryland state governments. Tim served in the White House as Deputy Associate Director of Presidential Personnel, was appointed by President George W. Bush to be Counsel to the Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice and was named Deputy Appointments Secretary and served with the current Governor of Maryland, Larry Hogan. Tim led Governor Hogan’s transition team for economic development and education agencies and is the past chairman of the Harford County Judicial Nominating Commission.

Admitted to practice in Maryland, Tim is a 1997 cum laude graduate of Valparaiso University Law School and a 1992 graduate of St. Mary’s College of Maryland with degrees in Economics and Political Science.

Contact Information

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Accolades & Experience

Accolades & Experience


  • St. Mary’s College of Maryland, B.A., Economics and Political Science , 1992
  • Valparaiso University, J.D., 1997, cum laude

Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Central Maryland
  • Advisory Board, Maryland Momentum Fund
  • Board of Directors, Claire Marie Foundation

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland—1997


  • Center of Influence Award Smart CEO Magazine 2016
  • Chairman, Harford County Judicial Nominating Commission Governor Larry J. Hogan, Jr. 2015-2019
  • Chair, Governor Hogan Transition Team (Business, Economic Development & Education) Governor-Elect Hogan 2014
  • Deputy Secretary, Governor’s Appointments Office – Governor Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. 2003-2006
  • Member, Governor’s Commission on the Structure & Efficiency of State Government (Mandel Commission) Secretary Larry Hogan 2003
  • Counsel to the Attorney General of the United States of America John Ashcroft 2002
  • Deputy Assistant Director of Presidential Personnel President George W. Bush 2001
  • Bush-Cheney Transition Team President-Elect Bush 2000
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



Food & Beverage
Industrial & Construction
Real Estate
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