Robert A. Hoffman

Partner
Hoffman Robert

Rob Hoffman is partner-in-charge of Venable’s Towson, Maryland office. Rob assists real estate development clients with land-use, zoning, and other government regulations in Baltimore County that impact real estate development. Rob has in-depth familiarity with administrative approval processes in Baltimore County and Baltimore City, enabling him to facilitate land use and permit approvals for his clients’ major economic investments, and bring ambitious development plans to fruition.

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Credentials
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Education

  • J.D. University of Maryland School of Law 1982
  • B.S.B.A. Washington University 1979

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Former chair, Baltimore County Bar Association, committee on state and local laws and regulations
  • Member, National Association of Office and Industrial Properties
  • Former member, editorial board, Daily Record
  • Former member, board of directors, Greater Towson Committee
  • Former member, board of directors, Towson Development Corporation
  • Former member, board of directors, Home Builders Association of Maryland
  • Former member, board of directors, Northwest Hospital
     

Recognition
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  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2011 - 2020
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers as "Lawyer of the Year" in Maryland, 2014, 2017, 2019 
  • Recognized in Chambers USA (Band 1), Real Estate: Land Use, Maryland, 2018 - 2019
  • Recognized in Chambers USA (Band 2), Real Estate: Land Use, Maryland, 2012 - 2017
  • Recognized in Chambers USA (Band 3), Real Estate: Land Use, Maryland, 2011
  • Recognized in Legal 500, Land Use/Zoning, 2016
  • Included in Maryland Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2012
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
     

Community
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Pro Bono

  • Counsel, Land Preservation Trust – on the establishment of Shawan Downs in Baltimore County

Volunteerism

  • Former director, Arthritis Foundation of Maryland