Ron M. Landsman

B.A., University of Michigan, LSA, 1970, Managing Editor, The Michigan Daily, 1969-1970.
J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, 1974.
Admitted: D.C. Court of Appeals, 1975, Maryland Court of Appeals, 1984.

After graduating from Michigan, Mr. Landsman clerked for the Hon. John Godbold, U.S. Court of Appeals for the (old) Fifth Circuit (1974-1975), handled appeals for the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, 1976-1980), primarily related to the case breaking up AT&T, United States vs. AT&T, and then went into private practice in antitrust and interstate power regulation.

In 1983, he established Landsman and Laster, one of the first elder law firms in the country; it became Landsman, Eakes and Laster in 1986; in 1990, Mr. Landsman established the present practice.

He is a founding member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (1987); selected as a NAELA Fellow (1991); member of Board of Directors (2011 to 2018), and joined as an initial member of the Special Needs Alliance, LLC.(2002). He has chaired the SNA amicus committee since 2015 and chaired the NAELA Litigation Committee, 2015-2019. 

He has been rated “AV” (the top ratings for competence and ethics) by Martindale-Hubbell since 1990, and he has consistently been selected for Maryland SuperLawyers and “Washington, D.C.’s

Best Lawyers,” and “Top Lawyers” by Washingtonian Magazine in elder law. Since 2007 he has been named Lawyer of the Year and he co-founded, with Jason Frank of Frank, Frank and Scherr, the First Maryland Disability Trust, Inc., in 2007, and is counsel to the Wesley Vinner Memorial Trust, managed by Shared Horizons, Inc., Washington, D.C. Both are “D-4-C” pooled special needs trusts.

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Ron M. Lansman Named as Best Lawyers 2021

Best Lawyers® Have Recognised Ron M. Landsman as One of America's Best Lawyers

September 7th, 2020

Each year, the publication Best Lawyers® awards the title of Best Lawyer to the country's most distinguished lawyers. Landsman Law Group is proud to announce that Ron M. Landmsan has once again been honored with this distinction for the calendar year 2021...