10/12/2017: Andrew Stephenson to Speak on the Impact of Dash Cameras at Next Week’s Risk Management Summit

F&P Principal Andrew Stephenson, will be traveling to Las Vegas next week to speak at the 2017 Risk Management Summit.  The conference will be held October 15 – October 17 at the Cosmopolitan and will focus on the theme of “Unlocking Possibility.”  During the breakout session titled “The Impact of Dash Cameras,” Andrew will discuss how dash cameras affect the claims investigation process and why they are important, providing factual examples.  The Summit opened its doors to small and middle market companies last year to provide “ideas, concepts and products that will facilitate innovation, success and transformation” in the field of risk management and business operations.

For more information about the Summit, please visit the website at https://summit.eservicesco.com.


10/2/2017: F&P Welcomes New Principal & Four New Associates to Firm

Franklin & Prokopik is pleased to announce that four new associate attorneys and a new principal were added to our legal team in September.  This has enabled the firm to expand our liability defense, workers’ compensation, business, L&E, and construction practice groups.  F&P now has over 70 attorneys, twelve having joined the firm in 2017.

A F&P former attorney of five years, Kerry Raymond returns at the principa level after working for a mid-size firm in Minneapolis where she was a member of the firm’s construction and litigation practice groups. Her clients included highway heavy, infrastructure, concrete repair and various specialty contractors. Kerry concentrates in construction litigation, including defending contractors in property damage and personal injury claims that arise out of construction activities and the contractor’s business.  She also practices appellate advocacy and liability defense.

Patrick Toohey joins the firm concentrating in liability defense, product liability and trucking & transportation. Before joining Franklin & Prokopik, Patrick served as Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Julie L. Glass in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County.

Molly Evans also joined F&P’s liability defense team, working primarily with the trucking and transportation industry.  Prior to joining Franklin & Prokopik, Molly served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable William C. Mulford, II in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County.  She also worked as the law clerk for the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office, gaining valuable experience in the world of fast-paced litigation

A former F&P summer associate, Michelle Johnson  concentrates her practice in business & corporate, labor & employment, and workers’ compensation.  Prior to joining F&P as an attorney, she served as judicial law clerk in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City.

Brian Cunningham  practices workers’ compensation & employers’ liability at F&P.  Brian formerly served as a public defender for the State of Maryland, bringing experience in handling a variety of cases from simple driving offenses to serious felonies.   At the conclusion of his service, Brian had handled upward of 10,000 cases.

F&P welcomes these new attorneys and looks forward to the experience and knowledge each brings to his or her position and to the firm.