D. Robert Enten, Member

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  • I am available to my clients 24/7. No one will work harder than I do to achieve our clients' goals.

    Bob was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers 2022 for Government Relations.


410-790-8409 (mobile)
410-576-4114 (fax)


Bob is one of Maryland’s best known lobbyists and concentrates his practice in the area of Government Relations.

He is general counsel to the Maryland Bankers Association and is Maryland local counsel to the American Property and Casualty Insurance Association.

He is closely involved in legislative and regulatory issues affecting a variety of franchises, including banks, health care organizations and insurance-related entities.

Bob's clients also include a wide range of other business interests before the Maryland General Assembly and state and local government agencies, including; manufacturers; insurance companies; and associations of landlords, builders and horsemen.

Bob represents clients in their dealings with state and local government legislative and regulatory bodies, including cases involving administrative hearings at all levels, with an emphasis on the resolution of issues before the Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation, the Maryland Insurance Administration, and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

His long-standing relationships formed through years of hard work with government officials throughout Maryland allow him to achieve unparalleled success for his clients. In an article on Maryland lobbyists, The Gazette newspaper said, “Enten is consistently in the top tier of Annapolis lobbyists. He is known for his relentless advocacy serving a broad client portfolio.”

After Bob was named for the second time by Best Lawyers of America® as the 2015 and 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Government Relations Law in Baltimore, Center Maryland in its podcast titled “The Lobby” featured Bob and his successful, decades-long career in state politics.


AV Preeminent rating in Martindale-Hubbell®

Named Baltimore's "Lawyer of the Year" in Government Relations Law by Best Lawyers in America®, 2015 and 2022

Named to TheBest Lawyers in America® for Government Relations every year since 2009


Professional and Civic Involvement

Member, Federation of Regulatory Counsel

Former Member, Board of Directors, Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Maryland State Bar Association

Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City

Former Past President, Garrett County Bar Association

Publications and Lectures


410-790-8409 (mobile)
410-576-4114 (fax)


Financial Services
Government Relations
Health Care


J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, 1973
B.S., University of North Carolina, 1968

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 1973