James E. Baker, Jr.

E-mail: jbaker@bbsclaw.com
Direct line: 410-385-8122
Fax number: 410-230-3801


James E. Baker, Jr.

James E. Baker, Jr. engages in a broad-based business law practice, including complex commercial transactions; corporate, limited liability and partnership law; the purchase and sale of businesses in various industries; mergers, restructurings and acquisitions; secured and other lending transactions; new business ventures; entity formations; business split-ups and restructurings; corporate governance matters;  securities laws compliance; employment, independent contractor and consulting agreements; non-competition agreements; licensing and intellectual property arrangements; and many other contract matters.

Jim has often served as outside general counsel to many entities which require ongoing legal services but are not large enough to employ an inside general counsel. He has represented both public and privately-owned entities.

Jim graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Maryland School of Law and summa cum laude from Loyola College with a major in accounting.

Practice Areas



University of Maryland School of Law

J.D., Order of the Coif, 1979

Loyola College

B.A., Accounting, summa cum laude, 1976

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1979