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Linda Perlman

Areas of Practice

Ms. Perlman is an accomplished practitioner in estate planning, including wills, trusts, health care advance directives, and powers of attorney. She will listen to your needs, provide advice, and prepare documents to protect you and your family in the event of disability or death. Ms. Perlman also handles residential real estate transactions and prepares and reviews purchase contracts and conducts settlements on the purchase or refinance of houses and condominiums in Maryland. In addition to real estate settlement services, Ms. Perlman also prepares property co-ownership contracts, living together agreements, and property buyout agreements, which are often necessary for unmarried couples. She practices family law, including second parent adoptions, divorces, prenuptial agreements, and property division cases. Ms. Perlman has extensive experience in all facets of municipal law and local government representation.

Professional Background

Ms. Perlman has been affiliated with Silber, Perlman, Sigman & Tilev (and its predecessor firms, Silber & Perlman, P.A., Silber, Andalman, Perlman, & Flynn, P.A., and Law Offices of Susan Silber) since 1988. Prior to joining SPS&T, Ms. Perlman was employed as an associate attorney with Chadwick & Whaley, a general practice law firm in Rockville, Maryland.

Professional Affiliations

  1. District of Columbia Bar
  2. Maryland State Bar Association
  3. Montgomery County Bar Association
  4. Women’s Bar Association
  5. Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association (President – 2 years)
  6. Maryland Municipal League (Board of Directors – 2 years; Legislative Committee – 3 years)
  7. Northwood-Four Corners Civic Association (Board of Directors & Treasurer – current)

Bar Admissions

  1. State of Maryland (admitted 1982)
  2. District of Columbia (admitted 1983)

Court Admissions

  1. United States District Court for the District of Maryland (1984)
  2. United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1984)
  3. United States District Court for the District of Columbia (1984)
  4. United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (1984)
  5. United States Supreme Court (2004)


  1. J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law (1982)
  2. B.A., Emory University (1977) (honors in political science)


  1. Co-authored “Special Legal Concerns of Unmarried Couples” and “Drafting Agreements for Living Together” chapters in PreMarital Agreements and Contracts for Living Together, Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (1992).