Robert E. Grant

Practice Areas
Corporate Law
Employment Law
Estates & Trusts
Litigation

Rob Grant has a general civil trial practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, with a focus on fiduciary litigation, including matters relating to estates, trusts and contested guardianships. Rob has tried to verdict cases involving will challenges, valuation of estate assets, the interpretation and construction of wills and trust instruments, and tort claims relating to inter vivos transfers of assets. He also advises both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in matters relating to the conduct, duties and proper compensation of fiduciaries.

In addition, Rob frequently handles contested guardianship cases, particularly where substantial assets require management. He has lectured on topics in estate- and trust-related litigation. In addition to his fiduciary litigation practice, Rob counsels clients on and litigates issues regarding commercial transactions, employment, covenants not to compete, and corporate governance.

Rob currently serves as the firm’s Managing Partner.

Immediately following law school, Rob served as Law Clerk to the Honorable J. James McKenna of the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.

In 2012, Rob was initiated as a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation, in recognition of his “outstanding dedication and contribution to maintaining the honor and integrity of the legal profession, the improvement and facilitation of the administration of justice, the work of the organized Bar of Maryland and civic leadership.”

Rob is active in the community and serves on the Board of the Jesuit Gridiron Classic, which raises money for the Washington Jesuit Academy, and on the Advisory Council of the Catholic Charities Legal Network of the Archdiocese of Washington, which provides pro bono legal services throughout the Washington metropolitan area. He and his wife and children live in Bethesda.

Professional Associations & Memberships

The District of Columbia Bar

Maryland State Bar Association

Bar Association of Montgomery County

Maryland Bar Foundation
Fellow

The Barristers
Secretary (2015–16)
Treasurer (2014–15)

Reported Decisions

8621 Limited Partnership v. LDG, Inc., 900 A.2d 259 (Md. 2006)

Short v. Short, 766 A.2d 651 (Md. 2001)

Community Involvement

Catholic Charities Legal Network of the Archdiocese of Washington
Member, Advisory Council 

Jesuit Gridiron Classic
Board Member

Publications & Presentations

“Will Contests in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia,” D.C. Bar CLE Program, 2013-2016.

“Topics in Estate- and Trust-Related Litigation,” Presentation to the Tax Section, D.C. Bar, November 16, 2010.