• Law Clerk to the Honorable David L. Cahoon, Chief Judge, 6th Judicial Circuit, 1984-85


Catholic University, J.D., 1984

Frostburg State College, B.S., 1981

Bar & Court Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
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C. Robert "Bob" Dalrymple

Managing Partner
ph: 301.961.5208
7200 Wisconsin Avenue
Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20814
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C. Robert ("Bob") Dalrymple is the Managing Partner of the firm. He is also a member of the Firm's Land Use/Zoning practice group. Mr. Dalrymple practices in the areas of land use, real estate, municipal and other areas of administrative law, primarily in Montgomery County and Frederick County and the municipalities within those counties. Mr. Dalrymple has provided extensive services to clients throughout the region who have encountered growth management and increasingly complex legislative and regulatory issues during all phases of the due diligence review, entitlement and development process, including legislative amendments and administrative appeals and litigation related to development approvals and entitlements. In this regard, Mr. Dalrymple has represented, among others, local and national retail, office, residential, industrial/warehouse and mixed-use developers and builders, golf course developers, non-profit institutions and organizations, financial institutions, hospitals and other institutional users, as well as complex development and urban redevelopment projects including public/private partnerships and governmental RFP's.

Mr. Dalrymple has served on the firm's Management Committee since 2001. Additionally, Mr. Dalrymple commits substantial time and effort in participating in various community, civic, charitable, business and professional organizations and services.

Significant Projects

1150 Ripley (Solaire Metro Apartments)

4900 Fairmont

8300 Wisconsin Avenue

Bainbridge-Bethesda (The Monty)

Bethesda Center

Blue Mash Golf Club


Chevy Chase Center

EZ Storage

Four Streams Golf Club

Galyn Manor

Holy Cross Hospital, Silver Spring

Holy Cross Hospital, Germantown


Sam's Club

Sears (Great Indoors)

The Shops at Monocacy

Studio Plaza


Westview South

Honors & Distinctions

  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©  2011-2019
  • Selected as a Maryland Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers
  • Named one of the Best Attorneys in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Area by Washingtonian Magazine
  • Selected as a Top Rated Lawyer in Land Use and Zoning by Martindale-Hubbell™
  • Martindale-Hubbell™AV Rated; highest possible rating for both legal ability and ethical standards
  • Selected as Legal Elite by Washington SmartCEO

Professional Background

  • Linowes and Blocher LLP, 1985-Present


Affiliations & Community Involvement

Maryland National Capital Building Industry Association, Inc.

Frederick County Builders Association

Land Use Council of the Frederick County Builders Association

  • Vice President, 1997-99
  • Secretary/Treasurer; Board of Directors, 1992-1997
  • Life Director

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce

  • President, 1996-97
  • Counsel to the Board, 1998-2000

Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce

  • Counsel to the Board, 2000-2007

Frederick County Chamber of Commerce

Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc.,

  • Board of Directors, 1994-95

North Bethesda Transportation Action Partnership

  • Treasurer; Board of Directors, 1992-95

National Alliance for Autism Research

2005 Washington, DC Region Walk F*A*R for NAAR Chair

Salvation Army, Montgomery County

  • Board of Advisors, 1993-95

Maryland Autism Project, Inc.,

  • Vice President, 1998-2000; Founding Director

Autism Speaks, National Capital Area Chapter

  • Inaugural Board of Directors, 2008-2012
  • Officer, 2010-2012