Robert E. Gough

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Robert E. Gough

Mr. Gough is a principal of the firm and serves as the firm's Managing Shareholder.  He focuses his practice in the areas of commercial real estate transactions and leasing, land development, commercial and residential closings, and related litigation. With more than two decades of legal experience, he represents a variety of developers, institutions and individuals in the acquisition and disposition of real property, ranging from complex commercial real estate development transactions, to advising clients with existing real estate holdings on development and ownership options, to assisting individuals purchasing residential property or in transferring ownership for estate planning purposes.

Mr. Gough works closely with the firm's land use attorneys on client development and redevelopment projects and the firm's business and estate planning attorneys in counseling clients on ownership and succession planning options. He represents commercial, retail and industrial property owners in their leasing transactions and tenant disputes, as well as representing tenants in similar leasing matters. The firm is an agent for a national title insurance company and Mr. Gough conducts closings on commercial and residential purchases and loan transactions and advises clients in negotiating commercial loans and loan documentation.

Prior to joining Miller, Miller & Canby, Mr. Gough was an associate with Heise Jorgensen & Stefanelli, P.A. where he practiced in the areas of real estate law, banking law and general litigation. During this period, Mr. Gough served as Outside General Counsel to Citizens Savings Bank, F.S.B. from 1994 through 1997. His litigation experience includes matters in both State and Federal courts ranging from business and contract disputes, easement and adverse possession claims, landlord-tenant matters, banking law, construction law, mechanic liens, and constitutional law.

Practice Areas
  • Real Estate Financings & Settlement Services
    Real Estate Transactions & Leasing
bar admissions
  • Maryland

    U.S. District Court, District of Maryland

    U.S. District Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Professional Affiliations
  • Bar Association of Montgomery County

    Maryland State Bar Association

    Executive Director's Council of the National Utility Contractors Association, Chairman

    Public Works Contractors Association of Maryland, Inc., Executive Director

  • Santa Clara School of Law, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1990

    University of Maryland, B.S., 1983

Representative Transactions
"We worked with Bob on a very time-sensitive leasing matter. He was available to us anytime we needed him, patiently answering our questions about the negotiation process, and skillfully guiding us to a successful resolution. We were thrilled to be open for business in record time." James McWhorter and Yasmin Abadian
Market at River Falls
"As the owner of two businesses, I am often pressed for time.  Bob was extremely responsive, assisting me in conducting and analyzing my due diligence and financing, and helped me to understand the strategic advantages of the transaction. Most importantly, he is a man of integrity. This firm has a customer for life."

Brian Reap
BNR Building Ventures, LLC

"Bob Gough and the entire Miller, Miller & Canby team are problem solvers, exhibiting a 'can do' attitude every time we work together. Their comprehensive services are always of the highest integrity and quality."

Paul L. Klinedinst
Klinedinst Management, Inc.