Practice Areas

Clerkships

  • Law clerk to the Honorable Patrick L. Woodward of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland
  • Law clerk to the Honorable W. Michel Pierson of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City

Education

University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2008, cum laude

  • Certificate in Environmental Law

Tufts University, B.A., History, 2005, summa cum laude

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Minor in Political Science

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Maryland
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Phillip A. Hummel

Associate
ph: 301.961.5149
Bethesda
7200 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Phillip A. Hummel is an Associate in the Land Use practice group.  He has represented clients in a broad array of matters ranging from special exception petitions, zoning text amendments, and sign variances to applications for sketch plans, preliminary plans of subdivision, and site plans.  Mr. Hummel has appeared before Maryland circuit and appellate courts for litigation regarding administrative land use decisions.  He has also counseled landowners and developers in identifying future impacts of Montgomery County’s revised Zoning Ordinance, assisted in securing approvals for properties located in Montgomery County’s Commercial/Residential (CR) family of zones, and facilitated public-private partnership development projects.  
 
Prior to joining Linowes and Blocher LLP, Mr. Hummel clerked for the Honorable W. Michel Pierson of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City and the Honorable Patrick L. Woodward of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.  While in law school, Mr. Hummel worked in the Land Use Division of the City of Baltimore Department of Law, focusing on eminent domain and legislative advice. He is located in the Bethesda office.

Significant Projects

Expansion of Suburban Hospital, Bethesda

Redevelopment of Mid-Pike Plaza-Pike & Rose, North Bethesda

Redevelopment of North Bethesda Gateway, North Bethesda

Redevelopment of the Grosvenor/Wild Acres Property, Bethesda

Redevelopment of the Montgomery County Service Park/Shady Grove Station, Rockville

Development of Silver Spring Library Residences with significant affordable housing units, Silver Spring

Expansion of Glenstone Museum, Potomac

Signage improvements for Rockville Town Square, Rockville

Redevelopment of King Farm, Rockville

Honors & Distinctions

  • Articles Editor, University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

Affiliations & Community Involvement

Maryland State Bar Association

Symphony of the Potomac, Member of the Board of Directors