Land use and zoning attorney Bob Harris recently was selected as the 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” for Land Use and Zoning Law in Washington, DC by Best Lawyers in America. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments.
Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Bob has been listed in Best Lawyers’ land use and zoning law category since 2007.
Bob Harris is a land use and real estate attorney who helps landowners strategically improve the use and value of their real estate. He represents commercial and residential landowners before planning commissions, courts, government agencies, and elected officials to obtain development approvals and protect land use rights in Montgomery County, Maryland and surrounding jurisdictions.