Rhett Tatum joined Wilkes Artis in 2013. His practice focuses on real estate tax appeals in Maryland for all major commercial property types and many specialty use properties. Additionally, he has handled personal property tax appeals challenging the taxable assessed value of power generation equipment in Maryland. Rhett routinely appears at all three administrative levels and has pursued appeals to the Maryland Circuit Court and Court of Special Appeals challenging the State’s interpretation of administrative procedures and the property tax statutes. Rhett has also assisted nonprofits which have sought real property tax exemptions.

Prior to joining Wilkes Artis, Rhett was an Assistant County Counsel in Oregon where he handled a broad portfolio of matters including real estate tax appeals and land use. He is a member of the D.C. Real Estate Group.

Rhett is admitted to practice law in Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is an inactive member of the Oregon State Bar. He earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2011 and holds a B.A. from Lewis & Clark College.