Marc P. Blum, Of Counsel

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  • Navigating the complexities of state and federal law and representing my clients is at once my greatest challenge and reward.

    Marc handles matters involving complex tax and estate valuation issues.

Contact

mblum@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4240
410-685-8981 (fax)

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After qualifying as a Certified Public Accountant in Maryland, and serving two years as a Captain on the U.S. Army General Staff, Marc joined Gordon Feinblatt in 1972. As a member of the Firm's Trusts & Estates Planning Group, he gives to Gordon Feinblatt and its clients extensive experience in complex tax and estate valuation issues, as well as a unique understanding of the problems faced by the closely-held business owner when planning his estate. He also has argued and won significant estate and income tax cases in the United States Tax Court.

Marc has written tax and estate-related articles for the Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Taxation, The Tax Advisor, Estate Planning, and Tax Notes, and is the author of the Tax Management Portfolio entitled Estate Tax Payments and Liabilities. Marc is a Trustee of United World Colleges - USA and is a member of the Board of Visitors for the Dean of the University of Maryland Medical School and the Yale School of Engineering. He was President of the Board of Trustees of the McDonogh School, and serves on several charity and business investment committees and boards.

Honors

AV Preeminent rating in Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional and Civic Involvement

Member, American Bar Association, Taxation Section, Estate and Gift Tax Committee, Marital and Other Deductions Subcommittee (Chairman, 1981-1991); Liquidity Task Force (Chairman, 1993-1999); Committee on Value Added Tax (1994 - present), Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Estate Tax Problems and Post-Mortem Planning Committee

Member, Maryland State Bar Association

Member, Mid-Atlantic Realty Trust, Board of Directors, 1993-2003

Director, Davis New York Venture Fund and 12 other Davis Mutual Funds

Member, Board of Directors, Legg Mason Investment Counsel and Trust Co., 2000 - 2012

Member, Board of Directors, McDonogh School Trustee, 1990-2005; President of Board, 2001-2005

Member, Board of Trustees, Notre Dame of Maryland University, 2000-2006; 2008-2014

Member, Goldseker Foundation, Investment Committee, 2001 - present

Treasurer, Baltimore Courthouse and Law Museum Foundation, 1986 - present

Member, Board of Directors; Chair, Investment Committee, Lifebridge Health, 2007 - present

Trustee, Morris Schapiro & Family Foundation, Inc., 2001 - present

Trustee, United World College - USA, 2007 - present

Director, Rodney Trust Company, 1999 - present

Publications and Lectures

Contact

mblum@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4240
410-685-8981 (fax)

Related Legal Boutiques

Trusts & Estates

Education

Ph.D., Columbia Business School, 1969
LL.B., Columbia School of Law, 1967
A.B., Yale University, 1964

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 1967