"One of the area's most respected and sought-after legal minds"
and "One of Washington's best - most honest
and effective - lawyers who sue."
After graduating law school 1991, Mr. Gelb was admitted to the Bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. Mr. Gelb is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court, for the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals, for the District of Columbia Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.
To date, Mr. Gelb, who has never had less than an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell Legal Directory (the highest rating attainable), has personally litigated, arbitrated or settled in excess of 10,000 personal injury cases. Also of note, Mr. Gelb has been named numerous times one of the area’s best lawyers by Washingtonian magazine. Washingtonian, which lists Mr. Gelb as one of the city’s “Big Guns” and classifies him among “the top 1% of lawyers in the city” goes on to describe Mr. Gelb as one of “Washington’s best – most honest and effective – lawyers who sue" and "One of the area's most respected and sought-after legal minds."
Mr. Gelb is also listed as an area Super Lawyer (www.superlawyers.com); inclusion on this list is based on "a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement."
Attorney Roger K. Gelb is also listed in The Washington Post Magazine and The Wall Street Journal list of top personal injury attorneys in the Washington, D.C., area.
Finally, Mr. Gelb has earned a perfect AVVO score of 10.0, which is considered "Superb."
Mr. Gelb's firm, Gelb & Gelb, P.C., also has consistently ranked as on of the best plaintiff's malpractice firms in the area, by readers of The National Law Journal and The Legal Times.
Mr. Gelb has been an active member in the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the American Bar Association, the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., the Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, The Million Dollar Advocates Forum (membership in which is limited to plaintiff's attorneys who have achieved a judgment, settlement or award in excess of $1,000,000.00 on a single case), and The Montgomery County (Maryland) Bar Association.
Attorney Roger K. Gelb specializes in injury claims, including complex medical malpractice cases, wrongful death cases, automobile accident claims and fall cases. Mr. Gelb resides in Bethesda, Maryland, with his wife, Linda, and three sons.
J.D., Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, 1991
B.A., University of South Carolina-Columbia, 1987
Association of Trial Lawyers of America
American Bar Association
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists
The Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Montgomery County (Maryland) Bar Association