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Robb A. Longman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Bethesda, MD

Longman & Van Grack, LLC
10411 Motor City Drive, Suite 750 #6E
Bethesda, MD 20817
Phone: 301-291-5027
Fax: 301-291-5028
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016
Licensed in Maryland Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (30%), Estate Planning & Probate (30%), Tax: Business (20%), Tax: Consumer (20%)
Attorney Profile

Robb A. Longman is the managing member of Longman & Van Grack, LLC. He focuses his practice on federal and state income tax matters, business counseling and transactions, and estate planning from the firm’s office in Bethesda, Maryland. Mr. Longman represents people and businesses throughout the greater District of Columbia metropolitan area.

Mr. Longman handles tax planning and return preparation, and he also has extensive experience in Internal Revenue Service audits and controversies, offers in compromise, and tax liens. He has appeared before the U.S. Tax Court as well as other courts in connection with related litigation. In his estate planning practice, Mr. Longman prepares and reviews wills, living and irrevocable trusts, advance medical directives, and health care and financial powers of attorney. His business law experience includes the preparation and negotiation of employment agreements and other contracts, and he advises business owners on succession planning issues and has handled sales, acquisitions, and other transactions. The high quality of work in all of Mr. Longman’s professional endeavors has led to a great deal of positive recognition from his fellow attorneys, including an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a “Superb” peer review rating through Avvo.

Mr. Longman is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court, the U.S District Court for the District of Maryland and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. He majored in criminal psychology at Hofstra University and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1997. Mr. Longman then enrolled at the University of Baltimore School of Law, and in 2001 he obtained his Juris Doctor and then in 2003 a Master of Laws in taxation.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 30%Business/Corporate
  • 30%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 20%Tax: Business
  • 20%Tax: Consumer
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Estate Planning, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills, Tax Law


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2016

About Robb A. Longman

First Admitted: 2001, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • John S. Nolan Fellow, American Bar Association, Section of Taxation, 2008 - 2009
  • Legal Elite, Washington SmartCEO, 2009
  • Super Lawyers, Maryland Rising Star, 2016
  • AVVO Superb Rating Award in Legal Practice, 2014
  • AVVO Superb Rating Award in Legal Practice, 2015 - 2020
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent Rating, 2014 - Present
  • Top Tax Attorney, Bethesda Magazine, 2019

Pro bono/Community Service

  • American College of Tax Counsel, Regent, 2017 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association, Tax Section, Young Lawyers Forum, Chair, 2010 - 2011
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Tax Section, Vice-Chair, 2014 - 2015
  • Maryland
  • American Bar Association, Tax Section, Practice Management Committee, Chair, 2013 - 2015
  • American Bar Association’s (ABA) Section of Taxation Closely Held Businesses Committee, Vice-Chair
  • District of Columbia
  • Secretary, American Bar Association, Tax Section, 2019 - Present
  • Assistant Secretary, American Bar Association, Tax Section, 2017
  • Chair Maryland State Bar Association Tax Section, 2015 - 2016  

Educational Background

  • Hofstra University, B.A.
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Taxation, L.L.M.
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Office Location for Robb A. Longman

10411 Motor City Drive
Suite 750 #6E
Bethesda, MD 20817

Phone: 301-291-5027

Fax: 301-291-5028

Last Updated: 12/29/2020

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