PartnerMeet Edward G. Price
- Business Law
- Estate Planning
- Real Estate Law
- Outsourced General Counsel
Edward Price is the founding partner of Price & Keir. His background as a private practice attorney and general counsel for a private company has provided him the experience to serve as a well-rounded business lawyer and advisor to his clients.
Mr. Price’s areas of practice include corporate compliance, mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt financing, intellectual property and technology transactions and counseling, domestic and international business transactions (including business formation, joint ventures, distribution agreements and secured transactions) and business disputes.
Mr. Price has experience meeting the legal and general counsel needs of all sizes of businesses, from startup ventures to multi-million dollar enterprises. His practice spans multiple industries, including real estate, technology, government contracting, and retail services. In addition, Mr. Price has served as legal counsel to numerous individuals, in the areas of real estate, technology and retail services. Prior to returning to private practice in 2009, he served as general counsel of Triton Middle East, LLC, a U.S.-based real estate developer with projects located in Doha, Qatar, as well as Abu Dhabi and Dubai, U.A.E. As general counsel for Triton, Mr. Price handled the company’s worldwide legal and regulatory affairs including acquisitions, financings, corporate governance, commercial transactions, employment and labor matters, and management of global outside counsel.
Mr. Price is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Michigan. Although Mr. Price lives in Traverse City, Michigan with his wife Jane, and their twin boys, Adler and Grady, he still travels back to the Maryland office approximately once per quarter to meet with his Maryland clients and eat authentic crab cakes.
PartnerMeet Duncan Scott Keir
- Business Litigation
- Personal Injury
- Family Law
- Criminal Defense
Duncan Scott Keir is the litigation partner at Price & Keir, and manages the day-to- day operations of the Maryland office. A lifelong resident of the Baltimore Metro Area, Mr. Keir
graduated from St. Paul’s School for Boys in 1994, from Kenyon College in 1998, and the
University of Baltimore School of Law in 2006.
Mr. Keir began his legal career with Summerfield, Willen, Silverberg & Limsky in Owings
Mills, representing businesses and individuals in a wide variety of matters before the District, Circuit, Appellate and Federal Courts of Maryland. Thereafter, in 2011, Mr. Keir joined the Law Offices of Steven Heisler in Baltimore City, where he honed his skills representing hundreds of clients in auto accident and personal injury claims, while continuing his business, domestic and criminal practice.
Mr. Keir’s proven litigation and business experience enhances and expands the firm’s client
representation to assist clients “From the Boardroom, to the Courtroom”. His practice areas include: personal injury, civil and corporate litigation, domestic and family law and criminal defense.
Duncan lives in Towson, Maryland with his wife, Catherine and their three children, Elli, Graham and Wyatt.
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Price and Keir assists numerous landlords and tenants in a variety of real estate issues. A new bill could require more inspections for Baltimore City landlords. This would be the most significant update to rental housing regulations in Baltimore City since they were written half a century ago in 1966. The bill calls for licensing and inspecting ALL residential properties in Baltimore, not just larger buildings with three or more units, as is currently required. This means one and two unit rental properties will now require mandatory inspections. Currently, those properties only get inspected when tenants complain of violations. The goal is to improve overall rental quality in Baltimore by taking a more proactive approach, so Baltimore will follow some Read More
It’s that time of year again for that annual tradition – The New Year’s Resolution. Whether yours is losing weight, quitting smoking, or paying down debt, resolutions typically involve subjects that are unpleasant and sometimes difficult to achieve. In our practice, the most common unpleasant topic that is delayed involves estate planning. Who really wants to discuss guardianship issues of young children in the event of a catastrophic car crash? Or end-of-life issues if one person becomes seriously ill or incapacitated? At Price & Keir, we try to make the process as easy as possible. We have developed a detailed estate planning questionnaire that navigates our clients through the most common issues for persons contemplating an estate plan. The questionnaire not Read More