Robert H. Geis, Jr. LinkedIn

Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Robert Geis provides tax and business advice to closely-held businesses and their owners. He focuses on real estate tax and transactional matters including all aspects of REITs. As an advisor to closely-held business owners, Mr. Geis also has the opportunity to provide sophisticated estate planning advice.

Extensive experience enables Mr. Geis to save a client significant income and estate taxes through creative and innovative planning techniques. Mr. Geis helps the transition of a family business to the next generation, puts together real estate and other investment joint ventures and provides tax advice to real estate owners that sell real estate to REITs.

Significant Matters

Several recent transactional matters stand out. Mr. Geis settled a major estate, formed a family limited partnership consisting of nine family groups, assisted a family through its split of a closely-held publishing and cable T.V. business with another branch of the family, assisted with the tax-free disposition of a major real estate portfolio, and recapitalized another family's substantial holdings.


Mr. Geis is a Certified Public Accountant (State of Maryland).


Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Tax Law, (Woodward/White, Inc)

Elijah Watt Sells National Award for 1982 C.P.A. Exam Grades

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Areas of Law

  • Wealth Planning
  • Tax and Wealth Planning
  • Corporate
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Business Transactions Tax
  • Tax Controversies and Litigation
  • Tax Policy
  • Tax-Exempt Organizations


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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1989, Maryland

Law School Attended

Georgetown University Law Center
Class of 1989
Prentice-Hall Student Award in Taxation

University Attended

Loyola College in Maryland
Class of 1981
cum laude, Wall Street Journal Award, Lybrand Accounting Medal, Economics Medal

University of Texas
Class of 1982

Birth Information

Born in 1959
Baltimore, Maryland, July 5, 1959

Contact Information






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Office Information
Robert H. Geis, Jr.
 750 E. Pratt Street, Suite 900,
Baltimore, MD 21202


Venable LLP (Baltimore, Maryland)

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