Howard Ross is a seasoned business lawyer who has counseled clients on corporate and commercial transactions for more than 35 years.  Clients rely upon Howard’s substantial experience throughout the entire lifecycle of their business.  From advising clients that are starting a company, expanding their business through mergers and acquisitions, and/or ultimately selling their venture, Howard’s distinctive combination of legal and business acumen makes him a valuable asset to business owners. Focusing on business planning, finance, real estate and tax matters, it is common for him to serve as general counsel for the life of his client’s business.

“Taking stock of what’s important…we truly value our partnership with you and Shulman Rogers over these 25+ years. Your hard work and support really do make a difference.” – Jennifer Endo, AHC, Inc.

Howard’s legal and business experience has been enhanced by his serving as an Acquisitions Director, and subsequently as Corporate Secretary and General Counsel, for a public company based in New York.

A third generation Washingtonian with deep roots in the community, Howard is active in local community and charitable events. He was recently appointed to serve on the Council of Advisors for the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington.

Howard served on the Montgomery County Executive’s Affordable Housing Task Force.

Professional & Community Affiliations
Martindale AV Award 2024


  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Lecturer, Corporate and Tax Issues, National Conventions of the Messenger and Courier Association of America
  • Lecturer, Corporate Practice, Georgetown University Law Center

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