Experience

Seasoned civil litigator, trial lawyer and passionate advocate. Andrew T. Stephenson, a senior principal at Franklin & Prokopik, has fought for corporations facing civil lawsuits involving catastrophic losses for two decades.  Andrew’s impressive record of favorable outcomes extends to all of his practice areas including construction, commercial transportation, paratransit, intentional torts, premises liability, products liability and insurance coverage.

Andrew attends to all aspects of his clients’ cases from his Baltimore office – from securing crucial evidence by responding to catastrophic accident scenes to exhausting every legal avenue for a desired result at trial or settlement.  As the lead attorney of F&P’s Emergency Response Team, Andrew manages urgent situations and cases across Delaware, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. He has successfully resolved more than 100 wrongful death cases for his national and regional client base.

Andrew has been a member in good standing with the Maryland State Bar since 1998 when he began practicing law in the office of then-Maryland Attorney General J. Joseph Curran.  Today he serves as General Counsel to the Maryland Motor Truck Association, the Maryland Movers’ Council, and the Maryland Motor Coach Association.  He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore Law School.

Activities

He is an active USLAW member; Vice President of the Trucking Industry Defense Association; former Chair of the American Bar Association’s Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee; and co-chair of the ABA’s Transportation Megaconference. In addition, he is an American Bar Foundation fellow, a member of the National Restaurant and Retail Defense Association, and a frequent featured speaker at the Arkansas Trucking Seminar and Defense Research Institute.  In 2020, Andrew received membership into the American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA).