Areas of Practice
Tony first joined Franklin and Prokopik in April 2012 as an associate and was promoted to counsel in 2019. In addition to his primary practice representing employers and insurers in complex workers’ compensation litigation, Tony advises businesses on secondary strategies to mitigate liability exposure, employment and labor law compliance, and provides assistance in drafting handbooks and workplace policies. He has successfully represented clients of all sizes throughout the litigation process, from the trial and appellate level to the settlement and mediation level. Tony also regularly speaks at F&P seminars and external events, and writes article for the firm’s workers’ compensation First Report newsletter.
Prior to joining Franklin & Prokopik, Tony spent the first two years of his legal career in private practice with The Law Office of Timothy D. Murnane, P.C., as an associate handling general civil litigation and criminal defense. During this time, he also served as General Counsel for Mortgage Lawyer One assisting homeowners with real estate issues. In addition, Tony has experience doing plaintiff work, enabling him to provide insight and knowledge into the approaches taken by both sides.
Bar and Court Admissions
- Maryland State Bar, 2010
- District of Columbia Bar, Pending
- University of Baltimore School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2009
- University of Maryland, College Park, B.A., 2005
Awards and Distinctions
- Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2016 – 2020
Tony is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the MSBA Section on Negligence, Insurance, and Workers’ Compensation, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, and the Prince George’s County Bar Association. In his leisure time, Tony enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters, sports and fitness, history, and travel. Tony is also active in the community with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Crofton Chamber of Commerce, and A New Way Clinic.