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Shulman Rogers offers a full range of legal services, including corporate law, real estate, litigation, estate planning, employment, intellectual property, family law and more. Founded in 1972, Shulman Rogers is one of the most respected law firms in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. The firm and its highly skilled attorneys are committed to client service, a relentless focus on problem-solving and an underlying compassion for its clients and community.

We deliver sophisticated legal services in all 50 states and globally to clients across industries. Our attorneys take pride in the strong relationships they build, the impactful introductions they make and the effective solutions they provide for their clients and are gratified by the loyalty that engenders. 


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Business and
Financial Services

Whether a business is in its initial phase or has a long history of success, is a closely-held family business or a public franchise, we support all of their business needs. We help maximize opportunities while minimizing disputes and provide coordinated legal counsel across a wide array of practices, including: corporate law, M&A, employment and labor, government contracts, intellectual property, international, tax, securities, bankruptcy and litigation.

Fund Formation

We represent private equity funds, fund sponsors and institutional investors with expertise on the partnership, regulatory and tax issues of concern to fund general partners, domestic tax-exempt investors and offshore investors. In addition to advising general and limited partners on fund structure, business terms and documents, we also provide counsel to resolve the key issues relating to the general entity operations.


We help our clients successfully navigate through the increasingly complex and ever-changing landscape of employment and labor laws and guide them to make the changes necessary to ensure continued compliance. Through frequent and close communication with clients, we are able to identify potential problems and solve their workplace concerns and issues before they become disputes.


We work with individual entrepreneurs and startup companies to well-known and established corporations and trade associations in a variety of industries. These representations include help to protect, defend, commercialize and license proprietary rights that may involve patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade dress, images, brands, services and domain names.


Our Tax Team works closely with attorneys from other practice areas to help clients recognize and understand the tax consequences that may arise from their transactions. We help clients explore alternative structures that may reduce current or long-term tax burdens, evaluate the risk of IRS challenge based on substance over form and step transaction, anti-abuse, and other principles and, most importantly, we help clients save money by avoiding unnecessary tax costs.


The Shulman Rogers Cybersecurity and Data Privacy group offer a privileged relationship through which you can create a program to identify & manage security risks, protect your digital information and networks, and respond to cybersecurity attacks. In short, a practical and comprehensive program that works for your business to pursue the inter-connected goals of prevention, response, and mitigation.


Our M&A attorneys have successfully completed hundreds of transactions and know how to deliver the best possible results for you, regardless of which side of the deal you’re on. The buy-sell process is almost always more challenging, disruptive, complex, and stressful than many business owners and CEOs anticipate. Using our vast experience, we formulate creative solutions to complicated problems.


The Cannabis Team provides a full range of legal services to cannabis industry clients including investors, growers/cultivators, processors/manufacturers, dispensary owners, medical professionals, technology and product development companies, as well as other businesses that intersect with the cannabis sector.

Real Estate

Shulman Rogers delivers a full spectrum of commercial and residential real estate legal services to national, regional, and local clients. The matters range from acquisitions, financing, commercial lending, leasing, land use, construction, home building, distressed assets, and green building to closings, title and escrow services, residential settlements, and foreclosures.

Government Contracts

We help companies navigate changing regulations and handle prime and subcontract negotiations, joint ventures, teaming agreements, recapitalizations, real estate matters, labor, bid protests, litigation, and more.


We represent clients involved in all areas of technology, including cutting-edge advances like Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Smart Cities, and Smart Building initiatives. More than just contract review, we also provide direction and advice in a collaborative atmosphere that enables clients to lead their respective industries.


Corporations, LLCs, partnerships, and joint ventures rely on us to deliver successful courtroom results and merits-based dispute resolution with creative deal restructurings in the defense and prosecution of claims. These matters include contractual disputes, negligence, and violations of state and federal laws concerning trade secrets, unfair competition, intellectual property rights, labor, and employment.