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Brian K. Pearlstein - Gaithersburg, MD

16061 Comprint Circle Gaithersburg, MD 20877 - 1321

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Updated: 05/23/2024

Gaithersburg Family Law Lawyer

Overview

Brian Pearlstein is the Managing Partner of Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bonquet, and he enjoys an excellent reputation among his peers, clients, and community for his tireless advocacy for those who find themselves involved in complex and emotionally charged situations...

Brian Pearlstein is the Managing Partner of Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bonquet, and he enjoys an excellent reputation among his peers, clients, and community for his tireless advocacy for those who find themselves involved in complex and emotionally charged situations. Mr. Pearlstein's ability to creatively tailor strategies on behalf of each client, combined with his conscientious approach and love of the law has made him one of the most sought-after family law attorneys in the state of Maryland and D.C.

Mr. Pearlstein has been recognized by numerous publications and organizations for distinction in the practice of family law. Throughout his career, Mr. Pearlstein has successfully handled issues related to complicated financial matters, valuation of businesses/professional practices, real estate holdings, stocks and property disputes and domestic and international custody and support matters.

In addition to representing, D.C. area business owners, corporate executives and community leaders, Mr. Pearlstein is also approved and recommended as a family law attorney for the embassies of Belgium and France, for constituents residing in the US.

Licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland and D.C., Mr. Pearlstein is also licensed in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth District and the United States District Court for both Maryland and D.C.

Mr. Pearlstein litigates in Montgomery, Frederick, Anne Arundel, Howard, Prince George's, Charles County, Carroll County, Queen Anne's, Calvert County, as well as in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. He has argued appellate cases before the D.C. Court of Appeals, Maryland Court of Special Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Mr. Pearlstein is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan in 1988 and his Juris Doctor degree from American University's Washington College of Law in 1991. He joined the firm in 1995 and was named a partner in 2001. Brian became the Managing Partner of Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bonquet in 2007.

About Brian K. Pearlstein

Practice Areas

  • Family Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner, since 2001
  • Managing Partner, since 2007

Year Joined Firm

  • 1995

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Family Law Section (Member)
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Litigation Section (Member)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Litigation Section (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Family Law Section (Co-Chair)

Education

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1991
    J.D.
  • University of Michigan, 1988
    B.A.

Classes and Seminars

  • Contributor, Women's Law Center's Family Law Hotline
  • Guest Lecturer, Women's Commission
  • Serves on the Johns Hopkins Children's Center Corporate Advisory Board

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Brian K. Pearlstein

Included on the 2024 Maryland list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Maryland Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Brian K. Pearlstein on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© for work in: Family Law - 2019
  • Best Lawyers in Washington D.C in U.S News & World Report, 2017
  • Best Lawyers in Washington D.C in the Washington Post, 2017
  • Best Lawyer in America in Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Washingtonian Top Lawyer, 2017
  • Best Law Firms in Maryland in U.S News & World Report, 2016 - 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America List, 2015, 2016, & 2017
  • Super Lawyers, 2011-2017
  • Washingtonian Best Divorce Lawyers, 2011- Present
  • AV Preeminent Rating Martindale-Hubble, 2011, 2017
  • Top Lawyers in Washingtonian Magazine, 2015, 2016
  • Baltimore & Washington D.C.'s Best Attorney by Legal Leaders Magazine, 2015
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals, 2014
  • Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys in Maryland, 2014
  • Washingtonian Top Divorce Attorney, 2012
  • Washington’s Best Legal Minds, 2011
  • Top Attorney’s in the Washington Area in D.C. Magazine, 2010
  • Super Lawyers, 2010
  • "AV" Rated Attorney by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named, One of the Top Maryland Metropolitan Area Family Law Attorneys, The Maryland and District of Columbia SuperLawyers, 2011
  • Named Top Divorce Attorney by Washingtonian Magazine, 2012 - 2013
  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Maryland Super Lawyers, 2021
  • Named Best Lawyer in the 27th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, 2021
  • Best Lawyer in America in Best Lawyers, 2015-2022
  • America’s Most Honored Lawyers for 2020 by The American Registry

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Office Information

Address

16061 Comprint Circle Gaithersburg, MD 20877 - 1321

Fax

  • 301-926-7844

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Publication

Articles

  • Contributing Editor, MICPEL's Maryland Divorce and Separation Law Manual, 9th Edition
  • New Maryland Child Support Guidelines
    Maryland has updated its child support guidelines for the first time since 1990. This article reviews the changes and explains their impact on both the child support recipient and the child support payee.

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