Arnold Sherman



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Thank you for working with me here at Paley Rothman.  After many years with the firm, I will be retiring. 

Existing clients can contact me using the updated information above. 

It has been a privilege serving as your counsel over the years and my best wishes for the future!

Bar Admissions
  • Maryland

  • District of Columbia

  • Pennsylvania

  • LL.M., New York University School of Law, 1977

  • J.D., Northwestern University School of Law, 1974

  • B.A., New York University, 1971

  • Mediation Training, Maryland State Bar Association

    - Certificate of Completion of 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training, 2012

Accolades & Awards
  • Best Law Firms – U.S. News & Best Lawyers
             - Tier 2 National Ranking for Trusts & Estates
             - Tier 1 Metropolitan (D.C. area) Ranking for Trusts & Estates

  • Client Champion Silver Award, (2017 - 2022)

  • AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Recent Publications
  • “Tax Gap: Reform and Simplify Employee Benefits Tax Law,” (Co-Author), Chapter 23, New York University Review of Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, 2007

  • “The Tax Reform Act of 1984 Limitations on Industrial Bond Financing,” (Co-Author), Tax Management Real Estate Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1985

Civic & Community Involvement
  • Sulam - Executive Board Member (2016-present)

  • Estate Planning Council of Suburban Maryland - Past President

  • Berman Hebrew Academy - Board of Directors, Past Chair of the Financial Aid Committee (2003-2016)

  • Young Israel Shomrai Emunah of Greater Washington - Past President

Speeches & Presentations
  • “Trusts as a Financial Planning Tool for Children with Special Needs,” 11th Moebius Conference, The Moebius Syndrome Foundation, July 2014

  • “Estate Valuation Issues for Business and Non-Business Limited Partnerships,” Estate and Trust Day, Association of Practicing CPA’s, October 2013