The Paley Perspective

We start by listening to you and truly understanding your concerns and goals. We see matters through the lens of your desired objectives. One of the first questions we ask is "What do you want to achieve?" We then set about developing a strategy to meet your needs.

About Paley Rothman

Our Approach

Our Approach

For more than 40 years, Paley Rothman has been building a reputation as one of the leading law firms in the region. Paley Rothman is known for its high quality legal services and sophisticated practices, and the firm has developed a loyal base of clients who appreciate our competitive pricing, efficiency, collegiality and knowledge. We provide a wide range of legal counsel and representation in such diverse and demanding practice areas as corporate, tax, real estate, litigation, estate planning and employment law among others. Now totaling 40 attorneys, the firm embraces the time-honored virtues of integrity and hard work, and has earned a reputation that makes our clients and us proud.

We listen to our clients, and we’ve been doing it since 1972. You know when you walk through our doors that your goals and objectives are our priority. We listen first, and talk through the strategy second. We know the only way to give you exceptional service is to find out what you are hoping to accomplish. We then work closely with you to develop a plan of action that aims to fulfill your desired result.

Our clients have a broad range of business and personal legal needs. Our diverse workforce helps us approach these issues with varying perspectives. We know that all cases are not the same, so we work hard to provide our clients with sophisticated solutions that fit with their objectives.

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News

May 26, 2022

Michelle Chapin and Jennifer Pope Speaking at Georgetown University - Critical Issues in Estate Planning

Paley Rothman's Estate Planning and Estate & Trust Administration attorneys Michelle Chapin and Jennifer Pope will be the speakers at Georgetown University's Reunion Weekend - Critical Issues in Estate Planning on June 4th at 8 A.M. EST.

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Blog

U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth:  Iraq War Veteran, Purple Heart Recipient, and an Asian American Woman of Many Firsts

Ladda Tammy Duckworth was born in Bangkok, Thailand.  Her mother was from the Chiang Mai Province in Northern Thailand, and her father was an American U.S. Army and Marine...

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Awards

Paley Rothman is proud to announce that three of our distinguished attorneys were named 2022 Washingtonian Top Financial Advisers for the 3rd consecutive time amongst approximately 50 Top Estate Attorneys in the DC Metropolitan area. We are honored to have Jeffrey Kolender, Paula Calimafde, and Michelle Chapin in our sophisticated and caring estate planning and estate administration groups. Both groups are known for their familiarity with cutting edge techniques while providing exceptional service to our clients.

Paley Rothman is pleased to announce that 10 of the firm’s attorneys have been named Maryland Super Lawyers for 2022 and two have been selected as Rising Stars. Glenn Cooper has been ranked as a Maryland Super Lawyer Top 10 for the eighth consecutive year and has been on the Super Lawyers list for the past 15 years. Trish Weaver was also honored as one of Maryland's Top 50 Women Super Lawyers, a spot she has held four times in the last six years.

For the 10th year in a row, Paley Rothman earned national and local honors in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® 2022 “Best Law Firms” rankings.

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