An experienced civil litigator, Ralph Arnsdorf has been providing a broad spectrum of legal services to clients for over 35 years.  Specific areas in which he concentrates include construction litigation, intentional torts, premises liability, property and casualty, accident cases involving health and disability, automobile and insurance coverage disputes including declaratory judgments to determine the existence of coverage, bad faith claims, and fidelity claims.

Ralph works extensively in the construction field and has represented architects and engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, owners, and suppliers in a full range of cases from construction site accidents to delay and disruption of schedule claims.

Prior to joining the firm, he served as an attorney with Smith, Somerville & Case.

Awards and Distinctions

  • AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbard
  • Best Lawyers, 2020-2023, Litigation-Construction
  • Super Lawyers, 2021-2022


Ralph is a member of the California State Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Baltimore City Bar Association, Baltimore County Bar Association, and the Defense Research Institute, Inc. He is also an American Arbitration Association Panel Arbitrator for construction claims and a mediator in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. He has also lectured and published extensively on issues of law and procedure involving litigation practice, insurance defense and coverage, and construction law issues.