Mark S. Goldstein
(301) 654-7354 fax
Mark S. Goldstein, one of the founders of the firm, is a member of its Business/Commercial Transactions, Financial Services, Bankruptcy/Creditors’ Rights, Estate Planning and Estate/Trust Administration practice groups. He concentrates on corporate, business, estate and tax planning and advises large and small corporations, general and limited partnerships, associations and proprietorships on sophisticated business planning issues. He represents a large number of estate planning clients and is well respected for his ability to communicate and implement complicated plans in a practical manner. Mr. Goldstein has significant experience in structuring and negotiating business and financing transactions, reorganizations and private placement syndications. He has served as general partner in a number of real estate limited partnerships which have purchased, constructed and managed commercial and residential developments.
A former president of the Montgomery County Bar Association, Mr. Goldstein is also a past president, treasurer and member of the Judicial Selections Committee of the Montgomery County Bar Foundation. He was appointed to a two-year term as a member of the House of Delegates of the American Bar Association and served as a panel member of the Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission.
In his contributions to community, Mr. Goldstein has an equally impressive resume. He is currently a Trustee of the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital Foundation, a board member of the U.S. Committee Of Sports for Israel (serving as co-chairman of the Washington, D.C. Golf Committee), an Executive Committee member of the Legal Division of Israel Bonds, a past director of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, a member of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club and a board member of the American Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (American ORT). Most recently, he was named chairman of the Governing Members Division of the Baltimore Symphony at Strathmore Hall Center of the Performing Arts in Rockville, Md.
Mr. Goldstein has lectured extensively on estate and tax planning, business organizations and bankruptcy law. He is a Trustee to the Montgomery-Prince George’s County Legal Institute and is on the Estate Planners Council of Southern Maryland.
In recognition of his 30 years of service in the legal profession, Mr. Goldstein was honored by the Montgomery County Bar Foundation with the 1997 Honorary Bar Leader Award. For a lifetime of philanthropic contributions of time, fellowship, leadership and vision to a variety of worthy causes, he was honored by American ORT as the 1997 “Man of the Year.” Most recently, he was one of 25 honorees to receive the Montgomery County Bar Association’s Century of Service Award.
Mr. Goldstein is a graduate of The Ohio State University, earning his B.A. in 1964. He graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center and received his J.D. in 1967. He is admitted to practice before the bars of Maryland, the District of Columbia and the United States Supreme Court.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1967
B.A., Ohio State University, 1964