Bob Enten is one of Maryland’s best known lobbyists and concentrates his practice in the area of government relations. He is general counsel to the Maryland Bankers Association and is Maryland local counsel to the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America. He is closely involved in legislative and regulatory issues affecting banks, health care organizations and insurance-related entities. Bob also represents a wide range of other business interests before the Maryland General Assembly and State and local government agencies, including communications companies, energy companies, manufacturers, insurance companies, oil interests, and associations of accountants, landlords and horsemen.
Bob represents clients in their dealings with State and local government legislative and regulatory bodies, including cases involving administrative hearings at all levels, with an emphasis on the resolution of issues before the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation, the Maryland Insurance Administration, and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Bob's longstanding relationships formed through years of hard work with government officials throughout Maryland allow him to achieve unparalleled success for his clients. In an article on Maryland lobbyists, The Gazette newspaper said, “Enten is consistently in the top tier of Annapolis lobbyists. He is known for his relentless advocacy serving a broad client portfolio.”
Recent Lobbying Success — Led lobbying efforts in Maryland for taxi industry resulting in enactment of most extensive regulation of ride share companies in the U.S.