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Sandra P. Gohn

Sandra P. Gohn

Retired Senior Counsel

Sandra Gohn focuses on domestic and international tax and estate planning for individuals, especially cross-generational transfers of start-up or family enterprises.

She has extensive experience in drafting wills and trusts, administering estates and trusts, preparing federal estate tax and individual and fiduciary income tax returns, and in will construction and other estate-related litigation. Sandra has significant experience in cross-border and international estate planning.

Areas of FocusTax
Bar admissionsDistrict of ColumbiaMarylandNew York
  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law 1979
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania 1971
  • M.L.S., University of Maryland


  • Chambers High Net Worth
    2021 - Band 2, Maryland Private Wealth Law
    2020 - Band 2, Maryland Private Wealth Law

In 2012, American Lawyer Media and Martindale Hubbell named her a 2013 Top Rated Lawyer and among its Women Leaders in the Law. In 2011, Arrive magazine, the official publication of Amtrak and Acela Express, named her to its list of Top Women Lawyers in the Northeast. In 2000 and then again in 2007 and 2009, the Maryland Daily Record named Sandra to its list of Maryland's Top 100 Women, which honors high-achieving Maryland women who are making an impact through their leadership, community service and mentoring. Also in 2009, the Daily Record inducted Sandra into its Circle of Excellence, a distinction earned by being named a Top 100 Woman three times. In 2008, she was recognized among the state's Top 25 Female Super Lawyers, and she has been named a Maryland Super Lawyer annually for more than ten years.


Sandra has written several journal articles and taught in both the University of Maryland and University of Baltimore law schools.

  • Co-author, "Estate Planning Considerations for Premarital Agreements," chapter in Drafting Prenuptial Agreements, published by Wolters Kluwer, updated December 2012

Media Mentions

Civic and Charitable

  • In 2011, the Baltimore Community Foundation welcomed Sandra into the 2011 inaugural class of its Professional Advisor Recognition Society. She was honored for demonstrating a commitment to the community by working to advance philanthropy and encourage charitable giving across Baltimore.
  • Former President of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Enoch Pratt Free Library. Current member of both boards and Executive Committee of Board of Directors. 
  • Board Visitor, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
  • Former Chairman, Baltimore Cancer Support Group
  • Advisor, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Baltimore Museum of Art; The Walters Art Gallery; The Associated: Jewish Community Federation; House of Ruth
  • Former Board Member, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation
  • Trustee, Marjorie Cook Foundation
  • Treasurer, Cylburn Arboretum Association

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel



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(Work, Baltimore (Mount Washington))