LONDON—Maryland is open for business, and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan brought that message to the UK at a special event organized by Bond Dickinson and Womble Carlyle.

Bond Dickinson’s London office hosted a June 22nd reception with Gov. Hogan and Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill, who discussed business opportunities in Maryland.

Situated close to the nation’s capital and with the world’s leading hospital in Johns Hopkins and a strong university system, Maryland offers great opportunity for companies looking to expand in the US Gov. Hogan and Sec. Gill shared more about the dynamic industries that fuel Maryland’s economy, including Aerospace & Defense, IT & Cybersecurity, FinTech, BioHealth & Life Sciences, and more.

Baltimore Office Managing Partner David Hamilton and Director of Client Service Candace Gill organized the event for Womble Carlyle. The Association of Corporate Counsel’s Baltimore and Greater Philadelphia Chapters, the CBI, the British-American Business Council, and the World Trade Center Institute assisted in promoting the event.

Attendees included representatives from Avsec Resilience Ltd., Avia Solutions, Brown Advisory Inc., Deontics, UK Department for International Trade, Elwin Properties Inc., IBT Online, J.P. Morgan (UK) Ltd., Link.R3 Limited, OCO Global, Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati UK LLP, Radcliffe Chambers, Rollins College, RSM, Shakespeare Martineau, Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited, TradePeers Ltd, W.D.M Limited, Travelers Europe, Travelers Syndicate Management Ltd, and Paragon International Insurance Brokers.

In June, Bond Dickinson and Womble Carlyle approved a combination to create Womble Bond Dickinson, a transatlantic law firm with offices in 23 cities across the United States and United Kingdom.

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