Gary Altman

Gary Altman, Esq. is the founder and principal of the estate planning law firm, Altman & Associates, where he has been serving the Washington metropolitan area for more than 20 years.

A nationally recognized estate, legacy and business planning authority, Gary’s “outstanding expertise, trustworthiness and commitment to his clients’ needs” has earned him recognition by Washingtonian magazine as among the DC region’s “Best Estate Planners”. He has also been repeatedly honored as a “Top 100 Attorney” by Worth magazine and likewise recognized as a Maryland and Washington, DC “Super Lawyer”.

A trusted legal analyst, Gary has lent his expertise and authored articles for a wide range of media outlets including: The Washington Post, The NY Times, The Journal of Financial Advisors, The Wall Street Journal, and CNN. As an industry leader, Gary has also taught various estate planning courses to attorneys, accountants, and financial planners, served as the President and former Chairman of the National Capital Area Financial Planning Association, and is currently on the Investment Committee of two local charities.

Gary graduated from NYU Law School (JD, 1980) and Georgetown University (LLM (Tax), 1990). He writes an estate planning blog, Altman Speaks, which can be found via the firm’s web Altman & Associates has two offices – one in Rockville and one in Columbia, MD.