Marc P. Blum, Of Counsel
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.
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 practice 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 their estate. He also has argued and won significant estate and income tax cases in the U.S. 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 titled 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.
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
Columbia Business School,
LL.B., Columbia School of Law, 1967
A.B., Yale University, 1964