Gibbs and Haller

Gibbs and Haller

Largo, MD law firm providing real estate and administrative legal services since 1990

Firm Overview

Attorneys Thomas H. Haller and Edward C. Gibbs are dedicated to helping you find a solution that protects you and your business, is in your best interests and minimizes any consequences you may be facing. With more than 60 years of combined legal experience in real estate, administrative law and land use, Gibbs and Haller are in a position to proactively and creatively solve your legal disputes, no matter how simple or complex. Throughout the years, their practice has grown as a result of client and attorney referrals, and both Mr. Haller and Mr. Gibbs hold AV Preeminent Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, in testimony to the high esteem judges, peers and attorneys have for them.

Established in 1990, Gibbs and Haller work with both small and large businesses, as well as with real estate developers. Clients include Mid-Atlantic Developers, Inc., McDonald's Corp., Shell Oil Co., Texaco Inc., National Management Co., Home Depot, Taylor Development and Land Company, Star Enterprise, Marrick Properties, Southern States Cooperative, Inc., Six Flags, Motiva Enterprises, L.L.C., Taylor Development and Land Company, Mid-City Financial Corp., Costco and many others. As a Maryland law firm devoted to the exclusive practice of administrative, land use and real estate law, the firm's goal is to obtain for you the best possible results in court or at the negotiating table.

Gibbs and Haller routinely handle a variety of cases, of varying degrees of complexity in the following areas:
-Zoning law
-Land use
-Real estate
-Planning law
-Administrative law
-Environmental law

Serving you with integrity, skill and personal attention
Gibbs and Haller attorneys hold themselves to the highest levels of personal and professional behavior and strive to always pursue their clients' best interests with integrity. The firm works closely with other land use professionals, including surveyors, land planners and appraisers in the area to assemble an effective team that can gain approval for a client's intended land use in the shortest possible time. Mr. Gibbs and Mr. Haller are also familiar with aspects of the regulatory environment, including litigating before administrative law judges and challenging administrative decisions in federal courts.

Main Office

Main Office
1300 Caraway Court, Suite 102
Largo MD 20774





Real Estate

Gibbs and Haller will represent your Real Estate legal matters.

Experienced Maryland Real Estate Lawyers
The attorneys at Gibbs and Haller apply their extensive knowledge and 60 years of combined experience in property rights, real estate issues, finance and business matters to handle all areas of real estate law. They can help you with:
-Condominium law
-Landlord-tenant disputes
-Real estate contracts
-Eminent domain
-Zoning, land use and building permits
-Boundary and easement disputes
-Title disputes

Real estate litigation attorneys
Real estate litigation requires substantial knowledge of Maryland property laws and civil litigation, as well as a dynamic courtroom presence. Gibbs and Haller possess this knowledge necessary to successfully litigate your real estate disputes.

Real estate negotiators
Some disputes are better solved outside of the courtroom. Gibbs and Haller can guide negotiations to best protect your interests. By retaining an experienced mediator to strategize the contract negotiation process, you can often prevent disputes from arising at a later stage in the real estate transaction, and so save time, money and frustration.

Thomas H. Haller

Gibbs and Haller


Mr. Haller is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice areas
-Land use
-Administrative law
-Real estate development

Maryland, 1983

-University of Maryland, J.D., 1983
-University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1980

Associations and memberships
-Prince George's County Bar Association
-Maryland State Bar Association
-American Bar Association


University of Maryland
Juris Doctorate, 1983