FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEMPHOS BRAUE ADDS CORPORATE ASSOCIATE AND PARALEGAL, BOLSTERING ITS CORPORATE AND BUSINESS LAW TEAM
— Boutique Firm with Big Law Experience Continues Growth Trajectory —
BALTIMORE (May 20, 2021) — Nemphos Braue, a boutique corporate and business law firm with extensive big law experience, has added two additional team members: Vinay K. Sharma as Corporate Associate, and Suzanne Reisig-Olden as Corporate Paralegal. With transactions ranging from independent sponsors, venture capital and private equity deals to multimillion dollar roll-ups, along with business structuring and day-to-day counseling for a growing roster of clients in the mid-Atlantic and beyond, the firm is expanding its team.
“We continue to take on a larger portfolio of entrepreneurs and established businesses, managing clients in a variety of industries ranging from salad dressings to scaffolding,” said Co-Founder and Managing Member George Nemphos. “To maintain the high quality of personal service and dedication that Nemphos Braue offers its clients as strategic business partners, the firm is adding experienced legal professionals to meet the demand,” added Co-Founder and Member Tim Braue.
Over the course of the pandemic, Nemphos Braue has continued its growth trajectory, adding 8 staff in total. The latest additions include:
Vinay K. Sharma, Corporate Associate
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. “Having in-house experience will allow Vinay to truly connect with our entrepreneurial client,” noted Mr. Nemphos. “He’s a great addition to the team.”
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.
Suzanne Reisig-Olden, Corporate Paralegal
Nemphos Braue Corporate Paralegal Suzanne Reisig-Olden joined the firm in May 2021, bringing both law firm and in-house experience across practice areas including franchise law, intellectual property, contracts, real estate and estate law. She will provide 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.
Ms. Reisig-Olden previously provided in-house legal services for Sandler Systems, Inc., drafting franchise agreements, amendments, renewals and disclosures, and filing and maintaining intellectual property documentation such as copyrights and trademarks, both for the U.S. and internationally.
In her prior roles at other law firms, she assisted with corporate governance matters, and prepared documentation for contracts, subcontracts, buy/sell agreements and employment contracts. She supported attorneys by drafting and finalizing paperwork involving settlements, pleadings, wills, powers of attorney and advance directives.
Ms. Reisig-Olden graduated summa cum laude from Stevenson University with a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies.
ABOUT NEMPHOS BRAUE LLC
Founded in 2016 by George Nemphos and Tim Braue, Nemphos Braue LLC is an innovative law firm committed to driving legal and business value for clients by fostering true strategic partnerships. Combining big firm expertise with the flexibility and creativity of a boutique practice, Nemphos Braue’s attorneys are proven in all areas of corporate and business law and have expertise in industries ranging from technology, food and beverage and health care to real estate, manufacturing and telecommunications. Its subsidiary, Old Line Government Affairs, LLC, represents clients on complex matters before executive and legislative branches of State and local government.