B. Marvin   Potler


Phone: 443.738.1582
Fax: 410.209.6435
Mailing: 300 East Lombard Street ,
Suite 2010 , Baltimore , MD   21202
Linkedin: B. Marvin Potler


Mr. Potler's wide array of business and legal experiences serves clients with seasoned counsel on contract matters and litigation in a manner that is practical and cost efficient. Mr. Potler's experience in the ADR arena serves to be very helpful in assessing whether litigation is a prudent venue to pursue. In addition, Mr. Potler received the highest professional (AV) rating from his peers, as reported by Martindale-Hubbell. Moreover, he has been named by SmartCeo Magazine as one of Baltimore’s Legal Elite.


Mr. Potler has been a speaker, panelist, and seminar leader on diverse legal issues for dozens of organizations throughout the Baltimore-Washington corridor. Mr. Potler served as assistant professor at Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University) in teaching creditors' rights and general legal matters to paralegal candidates. He also served as a lecturer at Catonsville Community College on the subject of mortuary law. He has also been a contributing columnist for the Bankruptcy Bar Association and the Maryland State Bar Association as well as for several regional publications including Baltimore Business Journal, Baltimore Smart CEO Magazine and The Business Monthly.


Prior to joining Offit Kurman, Mr. Potler was a co-founder and partner in a general practice downtown Baltimore law firm. He also served as the chief of collections and assistant county attorney for Baltimore County and as an assistant county solicitor (Litigation Section) for Baltimore County.


Mr. Potler received a special appointment by the Baltimore County Executive to review and recommend changes regarding the internal administrative procedures of the Baltimore County Liquor Board. He was also named Maryland Small Business Advocate of the Year by the Small Business Administration.

Education & Admissions

  • J.D., University of Baltimore, 1970
  • LL.B., Mount Vernon School of Law (now University of Baltimore), 1966
  • University of Maryland, 1960-1963
  • Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Claims


  • Advisory board for Paralegal Studies at Stevenson University, Baltimore City, Maryland State, and American Bar Associations
  • Commercial Law League of America
  • Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys
  • Baltimore Exchange Club
  • Baltimore Rotary Club
  • Printing & Graphics Association MidAtlantic
  • Bankruptcy Bar Association of Maryland.


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