Bob Waldman, Chair of the firm's Business Division, leads the firm's national representation of tax-exempt organizations. Mr. Waldman's practice includes general representation of numerous foundations, hospitals, educational institutions, trade associations and other charitable entities. Mr. Waldman also practices extensively in the areas of philanthropic and estate planning, employee benefits and taxation. Mr. Waldman is the Vice President of the Venable Foundation. Mr. Waldman is included in The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of Employee Benefits Law, Non-Profit/Charities Law and Tax Law.
The Daily Record, the newspaper serving Baltimore's business and legal communities, honored Mr. Waldman with its "Leadership in Law" award. The award recognizes those individuals whose leadership, both in the legal profession and in the community, has made a positive impact on Maryland, and who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in the practice of law; involvement in the profession, and support of the community. Mr. Waldman was also recognized in the 2012 edition of Legal 500 and was selected for inclusion in Maryland Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2013 editions. Mr. Waldman is an Elected Fellow of the Baltimore City Bar Foundation.
Mr. Waldman is a member of the Board of the Association of Baltimore Area Grantmakers (past Chairman) and serves on the Boards of the Enoch Pratt Free Library and the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore. He has also served on the Board of the Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations and is a member of the Best Lawyers Advisory Board.
Mr. Waldman is a member of the American Bar Association Committee on Tax-Exempt Organizations and former chair of the Employee Benefits Subcommittee of the Maryland State Bar Association.