Jesse Hammock, Partner
Jesse’s practice is focused on counseling businesses and individuals on the Eastern Shore who are seeking to resolve a conflict either through negotiation or, if necessary, litigation. Jesse has extensive experience resolving disputes in a wide variety of disciplines including estates and trusts, planning and zoning, real estate, contract, business torts, employment issues (primarily for employers), guardianship and family law disputes. Prior to returning to the Eastern Shore where he grew up, Jesse practiced with one of Maryland’s oldest and largest law firms, litigating cases in Maryland’s trial and appellate courts, as well as in federal courts from New York to Florida, including Waterman Family Ltd. P’ship v. Boomer, 456 Md. 330 (2017); Auto-Owners Ins. Co. v. Southeast Floating Docks, Inc,, 571 F.3d 1143 (11th Cir. 2009); Higgenbotham v. Talisman Farm East, 2009 WL 10682243 (D. MD 2009); and Oak Crest Village v. Murphy, 379 Md. 229 (2004). In addition to his litigation practice, Jesse has a wealth of experience counseling employers regarding personnel policies and procedures, terminations and the enforceability of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements. During over seventeen years of practice, Jesse has represented Eastern Shore based banks, medical practices, municipalities, developers, environmental groups, farmers and families.
Jesse grew up on the Eastern Shore and graduated from Washington College in 1994 and the University of Baltimore School of Law, magna cum laude, in 2001 where he was an Editor of the Law Review. Jesse is the past-President of the Board of Directors for Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc. where he previously served as Vice-President and Treasurer. Jesse has also served as an adjunct professor at Chesapeake College teaching litigation research and writing to paralegal students. Jesse is a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation and serves on the Maryland Judicial Nominating Commission.
Jesse can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.