Mr. Rudow graduated from the University of Maryland, where he earned B.S. and J.D. degrees. Mr. Rudow is admitted to the Maryland Bar, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, and U.S. Supreme Court.
Before practicing law, he served as a field agent with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service and became a Certified Public Accountant in Maryland. The range of his practice includes the areas of federal and state taxation, business transactions, real estate and estate planning. Mr. Rudow has had broad experience representing clients in matters involving acquisitions, mergers, and sales of businesses, federal and state tax controversies, as well as resolving disputes among partners and stockholders. His broad business and tax practice includes counseling individuals, closely-held and family businesses in corporate, tax and succession planning issues. He represents clients in all aspects of estate planning, estate administration and estate controversies. He also has extensive experience in real estate matters and in representing health care professionals.
Mr. Rudow has frequently lectured at seminars sponsored by the Maryland State Bar Association, the Maryland Institute for the Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, the American Health Lawyers Association, Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants, Chesapeake Tax Conferences and other professional and business organizations. The programs have covered a variety of tax-related matters, including current corporate tax developments; drafting wills and trusts; representation of physicians; numerous tax acts; and federal estate, gift and income tax planning and controversies.
His extensive involvement in professional organizations at the local, state, and national levels includes chairmanship of the Maryland State Bar Association's Section of Taxation, chairmanship of the Baltimore Estate and Gift Tax Study Group, committee work in the Tax Section of the American Bar Association, and service on the Board of Directors of the Baltimore Estate Planning Council.
Mr. Rudow is a Fellow (Member) of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Mr. Rudow served as a member of Baltimore City's Blue Ribbon Committee on Taxes and Fees, a member of Baltimore City's Land Bank Authority Task Force and a member of Baltimore City's Outcome Budgeting Results Team.
Mr. Rudow has been named Best Lawyers' "Lawyer of the Year" 2013 Corporate Law - Baltimore. He is included in The Best Lawyers in America® 2003 through 2014 and Maryland SuperLawyers for the years 2007 through 2015. He has been selected a Top 50 of Business/Corporate Maryland Super Lawyers for 2011 and a Top 100 in Business/Corporate Maryland Super Lawyers for 2012.
Mr. Rudow resides in the Pikesville area of Baltimore County with his wife, Vivian Adelberg Rudow, a composer, and he enjoys boating, fishing and golf during his leisure time.