Jeffrey T. Agnor

Jeffrey Agnor

Jeff Agnor has dedicated his practice to representing emerging and established businesses, entrepreneurs, lenders, investors, and non-profit organizations.  He enjoys working with clients in all phases of their business life, from start-up through acquisition, including assisting clients with contract negotiations, commercial transactions, business acquisitions, private stock offerings, employment matters, protection of intellectual property, real estate transactions, and disputes among business owners. Jeff also assists businesses in the government contracting space with contract and compliance matters, including issues concerning subcontracts, teaming agreements, and joint ventures.

Jeff encourages business clients to begin planning exit strategies early on so they are prepared when opportunities arise.  Planning includes assisting family-owned businesses address the sensitive and often complex issues associated with business succession. 

Jeff works with tax-exempt and charitable organizations to address legal issues that confront them, including corporate governance and compliance.

In addition to representing business and organizational clients, Jeff believes it is important to serve the various communities in which those clients grow and prosper.  He contributes his time and expertise in support of various business associations and non-profit organizations, particularly in the areas of business advocacy, economic development, entrepreneurial education, sustainability, and support of the local arts.  Among his other volunteer activities, Jeff  serves on the Executive Committee, and is the immediate past Chair of the Board of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

Jeff enjoys living in the same community where he works with his wife and two children. 

Contact Information

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Areas of Focus

Education

  • University of Maryland, B.A.
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D.

 

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Howard County Chamber of Commerce, immediate past Chair, Board of Directors
  • The James and Anne Robinson Foundation, Inc., Member, Boad of Directors
  • Howard County Green Business Council, Former Chair of the Board of Directors, 2010 - 2013
  • Howard Community College Center for Entrepreneurial and Business Excellence, Chair of Advisory Board, 2003 – 2012
  • Howard County Arts Council, Member Board of Directors, 1997 - 2001. President, 1999- 2000
  • Leadership Howard County, Class of 1997
  • Maryland Bar Association, Member, Business Law Section

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland