Harris, Robert


  Bethesda, Maryland, USA
 +(301) 841-3826
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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.

Leading legal guide Chambers USA describes Bob as “engaged, knowledgeable, and insightful,” and The Best Lawyers in America twice has named him Washington, DC's Land Use & Zoning "Lawyer of the Year." He brings a gimlet-like focus to housing (multifamily, walkable infill, single family, and senior), mixed-use, office, and new urbanism projects. His clients include Brookfield Office Properties, Carr Properties, EYA, The JBG Companies, Simon Premium Outlets and Winchester Homes.

Bob advises and represents clients in land development and real estate, including master planning, zoning, subdivision, site plans, and special exceptions. This includes advocating in legislative matters at both local and state levels, and participating in court proceedings. He is experienced in issues like smart growth, traffic management, adequate public facilities controls, public infrastructure, mixed-use planned development, environmental issues, urban design, affordable housing, real estate taxation, and historic preservation.

For more, visit www.lerchearly.com/people/robert-r-harris .