Andrew L. Jiranek

Andrew L. Jiranek

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Towson, MD

Jiranek, P.A.
 | 16 Willow Avenue, Towson, MD 21286
Phone: 410-769-9070
Fax: 410-825-2583
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (50%),
  • Real Estate: Business (20%),
  • Securities & Corporate Finance (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%),
  • Tax: Business (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mr. Jiranek is a founder and managing partner of Jiranek, P.A. His practice focuses on corporate, finance and real estate matters. He serves and has served as general counsel for a number of regional, national and international public and privately-held corporations, non-profit and other business organizations. He has written numerous published articles and papers on corporate and commercial transactional topics and lectured extensively for public and private business development groups in the Baltimore area. Prior to forming the firm, Mr. Jiranek worked as General Counsel with a public high-technology company, an associate in the corporate and finance departments of several large and mid sized law firms in Washington, DC and Baltimore, Maryland, an Honors Program attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice and a judicial law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Truman Hobbs in Montgomery, Alabama.
Mr. Jiranek graduated from William and Mary Law School with a J.D. in 1987, where he was an Editor of the Law Review, and from Princeton University with an A.B. in Economics in 1984. Mr. Jiranek is a member of the American Bar Association and the Maryland, D.C. and Virginia Bar Associations where he is active with several business, real estate and finance committees.

White Papers

  • Finance Options for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses (2010) - Article describing options available to businesses to finance their development, and considerations relevant to those options.

  • About Andrew Jiranek

    Admitted: 1994, Maryland

    Professional Webpage: http://jiraneklaw.com/ourattorneys/

    Honors/Awards:

    • Mr. Jiranek was featured in the December, 2010 issue of Baltimore SmartCEO as a “Legal Elite” recipient.  Attorneys recognized as Legal Elite are selected by recommendations from Baltimore SmartCEO's readers, which consist of CEOs, business owners and industry and legal experts in the Baltimore/Washington area. Recommended attorneys are then evaluated by area of expertise, leadership, professional accomplishment, innovation, and relationship development., Legal Elite, Baltimore SmartCEO, 2010
    • Mr. Jiranek was selected in November, 2011, by LegalMatch to provide coverage for its Maryland business matters.  LegalMatch is a leading attorney referral network.  LegalMatch selected Mr. Jiranek after undertaking thorough research, interviews and evaluation as against standards established for its nationwide attorney network., Business Attorney, LegalMatch, 2011
    • Mr. Jiranek was selected to serve on the Board of Editors for the William & Mary Law School based on a competitive selection process., Board of Editors, William & Mary Law Review, 1987
    • Business Planning, Business Acquisitions, Real Estate, Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, Commercial Real Estate Syndication, Corporate Commercial Law, Business Law, Environmental Litigation and Corporate Finance, BV Rating, 4.6/5, Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
    • Mr. Jiranek was featured in issues of the City Paper during October, 2011, as one of “Baltimore’s Best” professionals in 2011. You may access this recognition on-line through the following link: http://proactiveresources.com/Media/BestofBaltimore_101911.htm  Attorneys recognized as one of “Baltimore’s Best” are selected by recommendations from the City Paper’s readers, which include CEOs, business owners and industry and legal experts in the Baltimore/Washington area. Recommended attorneys are then evaluated by area of expertise, leadership, professional accomplishment, innovation, and relationship development., "Baltimore's Best", Baltimore City Paper, 2011
    • Mr. Jiranek achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating.  The Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings system is based on the confidential opinions of other lawyers and judges. The system evaluates these confidential opinions to rate lawyers and law firms in the United States and Canada., Peer Rated AV Preeminent® for his Legal Ethics and Ability, Martindale Hubbell, 2016

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Maryland State Bar Association, 1992
    • Virginia Bar Association, 1987
    • District of Columbia Bar Association, 1989

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Assistant Scout Master, Baltimore, Maryland
    • Volunteer for Swim Across America, Non-Profit Organization Devoted to Raising Funds to Support Cancer Research, 2011
    • President, Princeton University Alumni Association of Maryland, 2010
    • Coach in Various Youth Sports Leagues for Boys and Girls in the Baltimore Area, 2000

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Article on options for small and mid-sized businesses for financing business development projects, and legal considerations relevant to those options, Author, Finance Options for Small and Mid-Sized Business, Baltimore SmartCEO, 2010
    • Overview of the current state of the loan markets in Maryland and significant recent legal developments, Author, Maryland - cross border banking and finance guide, Lexis Nexis , Banking And Finance, 2019
    • Article describing legal considerations relevant to securing debt financing with intellectual property, Author, Intellectual Property Secures Debt Financing, Maryland Bar Journal, 2008
    • Presentation on legal considerations relevant to Section 1031 tax deferred exchanges, Presenter, Section 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange Considerations for Real Estate Transactions, Caldwell Banker, 2005
    • Presentation on  legal considerations relevant to organizing and financing your business, Presenter, Considerations Relevant to Organizing and Financing Your Business, Maryland Small Business Resource Center, Central Maryland, 2010
    • Article discussing legal considerations relevant to franchising a business, Author, Expand Your Business By Franchising It, Baltimore SmartCEO, 2004
    • Article describing the legal process for a exempt offerings of securities involving permitted general solicitations, Author, Direct Public Offerings; A Big Idea, Baltimore SmartCEO, 2003
    • Article discussing so-called any-willing provider laws effecting corporate structuring for health care delivery organizations, Co-author, Any Willing Provider Laws: Regulating the Health Care Provider's Contractual Relationship With the Insurance Company, The Health Lawyer, 1995
    • Article describing technical bankruptcy legal considerations effecting finance structuring involving leasehold interests, Author, Recent Legal Developments In Leasehold Financing: Implications for the Draftsman, Commercial Law Bulletin, 1995
    • Presentation on various legal issues raised by e-commerce transactions for business, Presenter, Primer on E-Commerce Legal Issues, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 2003
    • Presenter, Use of Private Placement Agents, Practical Tips for Private Placements of Securities, Maryland State Bar Association, Securities Law Committee, 2012
    • Cross Border Banking & Finance Guide, Expert Panel, Guide to legal regulations governing commercial lending in Maryland., LexisNexis, 2015

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • Steinberg ex rel. v. Lancer Management Group, LLC (S.D. Fla.), 2010
    • SDM Corp. v. U.S. (Ct. Claims), 1990
    • Class v. Towson University, 118 F. Supp.3d 833 (D. Md. 2015), 2015
    • Chin v. U.S. (Fed. Cir.), 1989
    • US v. Davis Memorial Hospital (4th Circuit), 1991

    Representative Clients:

    • Pritchard Brown, LLC
    • Maryland Financial and Real Estate Trust
    • Class Produce Group, LLC
    • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
    • ATA Defense Industries, Inc.
    • Impact Research, LLC
    • Fun Flicks, LLC
    • Bardac Corporation
    • American Efficiency Services, LLC
    • Parcel Delivery Express, Inc.
    • Zone Laser Tag, Inc.
    • Wallace, Montgomery & Associates, LLP

    Other Outstanding Achievements:

    • Rated 10/10 by AVVO, Inc., an Independent Attorney Rating Agency., 2019

    Educational Background:

    • J.D., Marshall-Wythe School of Law, The College of William and Mary, Virginia, 1987
    • A.B., Economics, Princeton University, 1984
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    Office Location for Andrew L. Jiranek

    16 Willow Avenue
    Towson, MD 21286

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    Last Updated: 8/28/2019

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