Vinay K. Sharma joined Nemphos Braue in May 2021 as a Corporate Associate, supporting 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.

Prior to joining Nemphos Braue, Mr. Sharma was Vice President and Corporate Counsel for a national hotel development and management company, where he advised on multimillion-dollar real estate transactions and negotiated and drafted numerous purchase and sale agreements, lease agreements and related loan documents. Through his previous experience, Mr. Sharma is well versed in labor and employment law, pre-litigation dispute resolution and franchise law matters. 

Admitted to practice in Maryland, Mr. Sharma obtained his Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C., in 2016, where he also served as a student attorney with the Community and Economic Development Clinic, supporting small and nonprofit businesses. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Mr. Sharma is an Advisory Board Member for the Maryland Chapter of Best Buddies International. He is conversational in Hindi and Urdu.

Contact Information

Contact Information

Office: 410-321-8200
Direct: 410-321-6151


Accolades & Experience

Accolades & Experience


  • University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics; Minor in Asian American Studies, May 2013
  • American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., Juris Doctor, May 2016

Professional Activities

  • Advisory Board Member, Best Buddies International – Maryland Chapter
  • Member, Asian American Hotel Owners Association
  • Notary Public for the State of Maryland

Speaking Events & Publications

  • Guest Lecturer, Hospitality & Tourism Law Program, American University Washington College of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland State Bar – 2016


  • Terrapin Club 30 Under 30, Class of 2021
  • David M. Osnos Scholarship
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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