Mark Rothman

Mark Rothman

Senior Counsel, Paley Rothman
  • Business Law, Estate Planning, Tax Law
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Mark Rothman is a founding member of the firm and currently serving as senior counsel to the Corporate, Estate Planning, Tax and Estate & Trust Administration practice groups. He practices primarily tax and business law and estate planning, and represents large real estate holding companies and large retail operating companies. He has extensive experience structuring proposed business ventures, such as limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships and Subchapter-S corporations, and also represents clients in conjunction with the sale and acquisition of a business. In addition to his business-related practice, Mark handles sophisticated and complex estate and succession planning matters, particularly as relates to family-owned businesses, and has been published on numerous occasions in the tax journal, Estate Planning.
Mark has chaired and spoken as part of numerous programs and has lectured extensively on corporate tax planning and estate planning. He was previously active in numerous bar activities and various community and civic organizations, having volunteered for many years as a member of the Board of Trustees of Suburban Hospital and the Suburban Hospital Foundation. Prior to entering private practice, Mark served for five years as a trial attorney with the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Even though he is not practicing full-time, Mark remains in touch with several clients and continues to work from his home in Aspen, Colorado. He travels to Bethesda monthly for face-to-face client meetings and to check on life at the firm.

Practice Areas
Business Law
Business Contracts, Business Dissolution, Business Finance, Business Formation, Business Litigation, Franchising, Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnership & Shareholder Disputes
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
Tax Law
Business Taxes, Criminal Tax Litigation, Estate Tax Planning, Income Taxes, International Taxes, Payroll Taxes, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Tax Appeals, Tax Audits, Tax Planning
Additional Practice Areas
  • Corporate
  • Estate & Trust Administration
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Senior Counsel
Paley Rothman
Syracuse University
J.D. (1964)
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New York University School of Law
LL.M. (1964) | Taxation
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Syracuse University College of Law
LL.B. (1963)
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Syracuse University
B.S. (1960)
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Best Law Firms
U.S. News & Best Lawyers
- Tier 2 National Ranking for Trusts & Estates - Tier 1 Metropolitan (D.C. area) Ranking for Trusts & Estates
Professional Associations
Maryland State Bar
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Bar Association of Montgomery County
Past Treasurer
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District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Paley Rothman
Contact & Map
Paley Rothman
4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: (301) 656-7603
Fax: (301) 654-7354
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