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Bruce M. Bender - Rockville, MD

1401 Rockville PikeSuite 650 Rockville, MD 20852

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Updated: 11/01/2021

Rockville Complex Civil Litigation Lawyer

About Bruce M. Bender

Practice Areas

  • Complex Civil Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Senior Partner


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1983
  • District of Columbia, 1984
  • Illinois, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1985
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2001
  • Illinois

Other Affiliations

  • Maryland Association for Justice (Member)
  • Montgomery County Bar Association (Member)
  • Montgomery County Inns of Court (Member)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Maryland Bar Association (Member)
  • District of Columbia Bar Association


  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia, 1983
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, 1979
    Honors: With Distinction
    Major: Ecology
    Major: Economics

Past Positions

  • Circuit Court for Arandel County, Judicial Clerk, 1983 - 1984

Classes and Seminars

  • Business Law, Montgomery College, 1987 - 1992
  • Workers Compensation Law, Lorman Educational Services, 2000 - 2003


Other Sources of Feedback About Bruce M. Bender

Included on the 2023 Washington DC list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Washington DC Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Maryland Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Washington DC Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Bruce M. Bender on Super Lawyers


  • Best Trial Lawyer
  • Super Lawyer, area of Workers’ Compensation Law in Maryland and DC
  • Maryland Association for Justice, Co-Trial Lawyer, 2012
  • Maryland Association for Justice, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, 2011

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Office Information


1401 Rockville PikeSuite 650 Rockville, MD 20852

Accepts Credit Cards



Representative Cases

  • University Nursing Home v. R.B. Brown ,(Md. App. 1986)
  • Sigal Construction Constr. v. Stanbury ,(D.C. App. 1991)
  • Fishman v. Ernst & Young ,(Va.S.Ct. 1993)
  • Ralph v. Sears Roebuck & Co. ,(Md. App. 1994)
  • Yale Fishman Associates v. Ralph ,(Md. 1995)
  • Martin v. ADM Partnership ,(Md. App. 1995)
  • ADM Partnership v. Martin ,(Md. 1997)
  • Canlas v. DC Dept. of Employment Services ,(D.C. App. 1999)
  • Robert Terrell v. WMATA ,(Benefits Review Board 2000)
  • Duncan v. WMATA ,(D.C. Cir. 2001)
  • Yale Martin v. WMATA ,(D.C. Cir. 2001)
  • Duncan v. WMATA ,(U.S. 2001)
  • Moore v. Moore (2002)
  • Yale M Fishman v. attorney ,(Benefits Review Board 2002)
  • Moore v. Jacobsen (2003)
  • United Parcel Service v. D.C. Dept. of Employment Services and Brant ,(D.C. App. 2003)
  • Darren Stanger v. Hood College ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Roosevelt Swain v. Hann & Hann ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Joan Newton Guy v. Mechanicsville Fire Dept. ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Thomas Dy v. Safeway Stores ,(D.C. Court of Appeals )
  • Janice Pepperman v. Montgomery County Public Schools ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Janice Pepperman v. Montgomery County Public Schools ,(United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit )
  • Bruce Robertson v. Northcutt ,(United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit )
  • U.S. Fish v. Noordzee ,(United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit )
  • Keith Gibby v. IBM ,(United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit )
  • Carlene Amsbury v. Roberts Oxygen ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • North Washington Limited Partnership v. Kimmel ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Jeanne Kersting v. Fairfax County Public Schools ,(Virginia Court of Appeals )
  • Albertus Baker v. WMATA ,(Virginia Court of Appeals )
  • Vernon McNeill v. WMATA ,(Virginia Court of Appeals )
  • Paul Washington v. DEC ,(United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit )
  • Charles Lyles v. Mowbray ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Moustafa v. Moustafa ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Josephine Quinn v. Dressler ,(Full Virginia Workers Compensation Commission )
  • Terrence Petty v. Association for Supervision ,(Full Virginia Workers Compensation Commission )
  • Sandy Ramey v. Washington Adventist Hospital ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Vivian Barba v. Doctor's Emergency Services, PA ,(Maryland Court of Special Appeals )
  • Andre Taylor v. Federal Express ,(United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit )
  • Bienkowski v. Brooks ,(Maryland Court of Appeals )
  • Butler v. James ,(Maryland Court of Appeals 2001)
  • Heralal v. Grand Hyatt
  • Poole v. Coakley & Williams Construction, et. al., 423 Md. 92 (2011)

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