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Richard M. Kremen, Esq.


Current Position

DLA Piper
6225 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209-3600

Tel: 410-580-4191
Fax: 410-580-3191

Class: XI (2000)Circuit: Fourth


Oberlin College, B.A. (with Honors) (1968)
George Washington University, J.D. (with Honors) (1973)

Professional Career

Partner, DLA Piper US LLP (1990-)
Partner, Semmes, Bowen & Semmes (1980-90)
Associate, Semmes, Bowen & Semmes (1973-79)
Panel Trustee, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland (1975-)


American Bar Association, Chair, Subcommittee on Bankruptcy Crimes and Abuses of Bankruptcy Process (1997-)
American Bar Association, Business Bankruptcy Committee (1980-)
Maryland State Bar Association, Former Chair, Subcommittee of Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights (1987-98)
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland, Rules Committee (1981-92)
Instructor, University of Maryland Bankruptcy Trustee's Clinic (1979-80)
Lecturer, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education for Lawyers, Inc. (1982-)
Lecturer, National Business Institute, Inc. (1988-)
Turnaround Management Association: President, Chesapeake Chapter (1999-00); Vice President, National (2001-02)
The Better Business Bureau of Greater Maryland, Inc.: Board of Directors (1975-); Chair (1996-99)
Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers (1990-)


1999 "Recent Developments on Bankruptcy Crimes: Has 'Operation Total Disclosure' Been Effective?" Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law
MICPEL Advanced Bankruptcy Institute 1987-99
MICPEL Chapter 11 Reorganizations 1984; 85


Best Bankruptcy Lawyer, Baltimore Magazine, (1998-)
Listed in Who's Who in American Law (1994-)
Listed in Best Lawyers in America (1989-)