Firm Profile

Paley Rothman


4800 Hampden Lane, Sixth Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814-2930
United States
(301) 656.7603

Firm Details

Founded in 1972 in Montgomery County, Paley Rothman has earned a reputation as one of the leading law firms in the region. Paley Rothman is known for its high quality legal services and sophisticated practices. The firm has developed a loyal base of clients who appreciate Paley Rothman’s competitive pricing, efficiency, collegiality and knowledge. Yet at the same time, our growth reflects a cutting-edge knowledge of the law and a sophistication that makes us as worldly as our downtown D.C. colleagues when it comes to handling the most complex business or individual legal matters.

The fact that we are a mid-sized firm benefits our clients. We operate in a cost-efficient manner with lean staffing and the highest level of personal and attentive service. Our clients know that they are important to us and that we strive to understand what they want and need in any given engagement. We work hard at the outset of a relationship and throughout different phases of every matter to understand our clients' goals and objectives, and we strive to attain each of them. We provide value to our clients through efficient management of client matters, and a collaborative approach that not only gives an added benefit of using our collective proficiency, but assures the appropriate allocation of resources at every stage.



Women: 9

African-American: 1

Hispanic: 1

Men: 20

Caucasian: 27

Of Counsel

Men: 3

Caucasian: 3


Women: 2

African-American: 1

Men: 3

Caucasian: 4

Management / Department Heads

Women: 3

African-American: 1

Hispanic: 1

Men: 14

Caucasian: 15


Women: 10

African-American: 1

Asian: 1


Men: 1

Caucasian: 9

Non-Legal Employees

Women: 21

African-American: 7

Asian: 2

Hispanic: 1

Men: 5

Caucasian: 16

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Maryland in Trusts and Estates with 7 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Bethesda in Trusts and Estates with 7 lawyers


  • LexisNexis Martindale Hubbell Interactive List of "Top Ranked Law Firms" 2013
  • Fortune Magazine - Investor's Guide "Top Ranked Law Firms" 2012
  • Andrew L. Sonner Diversity Award - Bar Association of Montgomery County

Firm Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Family Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Mediation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities Law
  • Project Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Office Locations

United States

United States



Bethesda, MD

4800 Hampden Lane, Sixth Floor

Bethesda, MD 20814-2930

United States

(301) 656.7603

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Falls Church, VA

252 North Washington Street

Falls Church, VA 22046

United States

(703) 533.0003

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