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Mr. Dowling concentrates his practice in the areas of Workers' Compensation, Labor and Employment Law, the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights, Corporate and Business Law and Construction Law. He regularly represents clients in state courts throughout Maryland and before state administrative agencies, including: the Maryland Workers' Compensation Commission and the Maryland Home Improvement Commission.  Mr. Dowling is also an authorized plan attorney for the F.O.P. Grand Lodge legal defense plan.


Mr. Dowling has over three decades of military, law enforcement and legal experience. Mr. Dowling has been associated with an insurance defense firm in Baltimore City, MD, where his practice concentrated on workers' compensation defense, general business matters and insurance defense; and a general practice firm in Ellicott City, MD, where his practices concentrated on business and transactional law, construction law and civil litigation.  Mr. Dowling has been certified by the Maryland Police Training Commission as an instructor and has taught both entry level and experienced officers.  Mr. Dowling also served with distinction in the United States Marine Corps. from 1983 to 1987, and was awarded the Presidential Service Certificate and Badge by direction of President Ronald Reagan for his service while assigned to Camp David.


Practice areas


  1. Workers Compensation: 50%
    14 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
    14 years
  3. Business: 20%
    14 years
  4. Construction & Development: 10%
    14 years



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McAndrew & Dowling, P.A.

7500 Greenway Center Drive
Suite 1130
Greenbelt, MD, 20770


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyLaw Offices of Robert H. Dowling, LLC2005 - Present
Police Corporal/Legal AdvisorCity of Greenbelt2005 - 2009
Associate AttorneySaltzman & Jablon, LLC2003 - 2005
Associate AttorneyBaltimore Insurance Defense Firm2002 - 2003
Legal InternMaryland State Law Enforcement Officer’s Labor Alliance2001 - 2002
Police OfficerCity of Greenbelt1988 - 2001
CorporalUnited States Marine Corps1983 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Republican National Lawyers AssociationMember2002 - Present
Marine Corps AssociationMember2000 - Present
Fraternal Order of PoliceMember1988 - 2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Columbia Union CollegeBusiness AdministrationBS - Bachelor of Science1996