Bruce L. Marcus

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Greenbelt, Maryland

MarcusBonsib, LLC
Bruce L. Marcus
MarcusBonsib, LLC

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation; view more

Licensed in Maryland since: 1979

Education: The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2024

MarcusBonsib, LLC

6411 Ivy Lane
Suite 116
Greenbelt, MD 20770-1405 Visit website


Attorney Bruce L. Marcus is a partner with the MarcusBonsib, LLC, law firm in Greenbelt, Maryland. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 40 years of experience, Mr. Marcus provides exceptional counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Washington, D.C., metro and surrounding areas of Maryland who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Civil litigation

·       Business law

·       Contracts

·       Federal and state criminal defense

·       Personal injury

·       Family law and divorce

·       Appeals

Over the course of his legal career, Mr. Marcus has served as a public defender as well as counsel to various municipalities and state government agencies. He established his law firm in 1990 in order to provide the highest level of representation possible to clients across his region. 

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Marcus has earned an AV Preeminent peer-review rating* through Martindale-Hubbell along with the Litigator of the Year award for 2017-18 from the Maryland State Bar Association, and he holds the status of Fellow with the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and U.S. World & News Reports has perennially voted his practice among the Best Law Firms in America.

A 1976 graduate of the University of Maryland, Mr. Marcus obtained his Juris Doctor from Catholic University of America's Columbus School of Law in 1979. The Maryland State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the District of Columbia as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

A leader in his legal community, Mr. Marcus has served as Attorney Grievance Committee inquiry panel member along with an appointment by the Court of Appeals to its Character Committee. He is an active member of the American Association for Justice, the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, among his other professional affiliations, and he has served on the board of regents for the University of Maryland.

*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

Business Litigation, Criminal Defense, Civil Litigation: Defense

Focus areas

Criminal Law, Non-Compete Agreements

  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 30% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Civil Litigation: Defense

First Admitted: 1979, Maryland

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Trial Court Nominating Commission, Bar Membership
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Character Committee, Maryland Court of Appeals
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Member
  • Prince George's County Bar Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Maryland State Democratic Party, Counsel
  • Office of the Public Defender for Prince George's County, Senior Trial Attorney, 1980 to 1988
  • Attorney Grievance Committee Inquiry Panel, Member, 1986 to 1998
  • Prince George's County Government, Special Counsel, 1988 to 1994
  • University of Maryland Board of Regents, Member, 2001 to 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1992
  • Maryland, 1979
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1979
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • , “Litigator of the Year” Award (2017–2018), Maryland State Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • , American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • , Top Maryland Lawyer - Super Lawyers
  • , "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Office location for Bruce L. Marcus

6411 Ivy Lane
Suite 116
Greenbelt, MD 20770-1405

Phone: 301-441-3000


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2024

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