Robert L. Flanagan

Contact: 443.677.8980
Law School: Cornell University
Jurisdiction: Maryland


Directory Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Construction Law
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Cornell UniversityJ.D.Law
Honors: Member of Cornell Law Review; Graduated with honors and Order of the Coif
Harvard UniversityB.A.Economics
Professional Activities
Owner Law Office of Robert L. Flanagan 2009-Current
Details: For over 25 years the focus of Mr. Flanagan's legal practice has been working on behalf of businesses and individuals to effectively resolve disputes and defuse potential conflicts.His experience includes a wide range of clients and matters in state and federal courts, arbitration, mediation and before administrative bodies.There is more information on his practice areas, background and experience on the firm website at
Senior Vice President First Southwest Company 2007-2009
Details: Mr. Flanagan provided advice and evaluation of innovative financing alternatives to state and local government officials with respect to transportation infrastructure; advocacy and education at seminars, workshops, "summits" and other events concerning proper role and purpose of public private partnerships; developed strategy with respect to the future of public private partnerships in transportation based on state and federal policy and budget considerations. During this period, Mr. Flanagan also was a guest lecturer at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Study Group on Transportation and Infrastructure and was a contributing author to a recently published book, Investing In Infrastructure, 2009, Media Ltd.
Secretary Maryland Department of Transportation 2003-2007
Details: Mr. Flanagan was chief executive officer responsible for strategy, advocacy and representation relating to Maryland's transportation system. This role is unique in its authority, scope and complexity. All five modal administrations, Maryland State Highway Administration, Maryland Transit Administration, Motor Vehicle Administration, Maryland Port Administration, and Maryland Aviation Administration are consolidated under the Maryland Department of Transportation; also the Secretary chairs the Maryland Transportation Authority (toll authority).For more information regarding Mr. Flanagan's public service as Secretary and sixteen years as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates you may go to Attorney Profile on his firm website and links to the Maryland Archives and Wikipedia on that page.
Owner Law Office of Robert L. Flanagan 1987-2003
Delegate Maryland House of Delegates 1987-2003
Partner and Lead Litigation Attorney Siskind, Burch, Grady and Rosen 1985-1987
Litigation Attorney Saul Ewing 1979-1985
Senior Litigation Attorney United States Railway Association 1977-1979
Associate Attorney Robinson and Cole 1974-1977
Professional Associations
Member, Howard County Human Rights Commission


Articles & Publications
  • Emerging Trends in Surface Transport Concession PPPs in the US
    PEI Media Ltd


Website: Robert L. Flanagan's Website Profile
Website: Robert L. Flanagan Website



Columbia, MD
5457 Twin Knolls Road
Suite 101
Columbia, MD 21045
Telephone: 443.677.8980
Baltimore, MD
10451 Mill Run Circle
Suite 1000
Baltimore, MD 21117
Telephone: 443.667.8980