William A. McComas is a partner at Bowie & Jensen and a member of the corporate and technology law groups. He is among the leading corporate technology attorneys. Mr. McComas represents clients ranging from emerging to Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurs, investors, owners, inventors and executives across many different industries. Mr. McComas counsels clients across the country on corporate financings, mergers and acquisitions, sales and purchases of assets, and other general corporate matters. He is well established for helping companies manage and develop technology commercialization and protection strategies.
Mr. McComas brings tremendous value both to the firm as well as clients through his executive business and technology management experience. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mr. McComas worked for one of North America’s largest book manufacturers and one of the world’s largest global ocean carriers. In these positions, Mr. McComas developed software, negotiated and managed major vendor contracts, and enacted cost reduction and internal control programs. His deep understanding of the law, business, and technology is invaluable to clients navigating the convergence of these sectors. Prior to joining Bowie & Jensen as a partner, he also worked at Shapiro Sher Guinot & Sandler and at Venable.
In 2012, the legal industry guide Best Lawyers in America named Mr. McComas the Baltimore “Lawyer of the Year” in the area of Information Technology Law. In 2008, he was the only attorney to receive a BaltimoreSmartCEO Magazine “Reader’s Choice Award,” a distinction bestowed on professionals recognized as outstanding by chief executive officers. He is a frequent business and technology law columnist for publications such as the Legal Times, National Law Journal, and various Business Journals.