Bruce L. Marcus, Esq.

  • Partner

Location :

Phone :

Fax :


Email :

About Bruce L. Marcus, Esq.

Bruce L. Marcus, Esq. has over 25 years litigation experience.  He served as a public defender, counsel to local and state government and as an associate in a general practice law firm prior to forming MarcusBonsib, LLC in 1990.  Bruce L. Marcus is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Attorneys and AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  He has been appointed by the Court of Appeals to serve on its Character Committee.  From 1986 through 1998 he served as a member of the Attorney Grievance Commission Inquiry Panel.  He was twice elected by the local bar membership to serve as its representative on the Governor's Judicial Trial Courts Nominating Commission.  He served as Special Counsel to Prince George's County, Maryland from 1988 through 1994 and was a Senior Trial Attorney in the Office of the Public Defender for Prince George's County from 1980 through 1988.  He has served on the Faculty at Prince George's Community College and as a Member of the Board of Regents for the University of Maryland.  He regularly handles criminal and civil matters in local, state and federal courts.

About MarcusBonsib, LLC   

MarcusBonsib, LLC is a litigation law firm with over 60 years of litigation experience.  Founded in 1990 by partners, Bruce L. Marcus, Esq. and Robert C. Bonsib, Esq., its attorneys have extensive trial and appellate experience gained as federal and state prosecutors, public defenders and as counsel to local government.  They are seasoned litigators with experience in handling both complex and routine civil and criminal matters.  Bruce L. Marcus, Esq. and Robert C. Bonsib, Esq. are both Fellows of the American College of Trial Attorneys and are both AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  The Firm's attorneys are active in local and federal court and bar association activities and have been appointed by local and federal courts and by bar associations to serve on a variety of court and bar committees. For More Information About Bruce L. Marcus, Esq. and  MarcusBonsib, LLC, please go to  


Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Contracts
  • Federal & State Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Family Law
  • Appeals

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 1979
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1992


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1979
  • University of Maryland
    • B.S. - 1976

Honors and Awards

  • "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Top Maryland Lawyer - Super Lawyers
  • “Litigator of the Year” Award (2017–2018), Maryland State Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Character Committee, Maryland Court of Appeals
  • Trial Court Nominating Commission, Bar Membership

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • University of Maryland Board of Regents, Member, 2001 to 2003
  • Maryland State Democratic Party, Counsel
  • Prince George's County Government, Special Counsel, 1988 to 1994
  • Attorney Grievance Committee Inquiry Panel, Member, 1986 to 1998
  • Office of the Public Defender for Prince George's County, Senior Trial Attorney, 1980 to 1988
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorneys Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Prince George's County Bar Association, Member
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Bruce’s Awards & Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • American College Of Trial Lawyers
  • AV Distinguished | Peer Review Rated For Ethical Standards And Legal Ability | Lexis Nexis | Martindale-Hubbell
  • Maryland Crriminal Defense Attorneys' Association
  • MSBA | Maryland State Bar Association
  • NACDL 1958 | National Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers