Mark D. Palmer

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Mark D. Palmer has over 25 years of experience devoted exclusively to civil litigation in the Federal and State courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. His practice is focused in the areas of serious personal injury, including wrongful death, brain injury and paralysis; fire litigation; construction defects and construction injuries; environmental exposure particularly involving lead paint; products liability; premises liability; and insurance coverage.

Mr. Palmer is a member of the American Bar Association (Litigation Section; Torts & Insurance Practice Section), the Maryland State Bar Association (Litigation Section; Negligence, Insurance and Worker's Compensation Section), the District of Columbia Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, and Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.

He is admitted to practice in the Court of Appeals of Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland (Northern and Southern Divisions), the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.

Mr. Palmer has earned an AV Peer Review Rating in Martindale Hubbell.

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Brain Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Assisted Living Facility Liability
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Security Guard Liability
  • Construction Injuries

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
301-345-7001  Phone
301-345-7075  Fax
University Attended:
Ohio Wesleyan University, B.A., 1980
Law School Attended:
Catholic University of America, J.D., 1984
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; 1985, Maryland; 1985, District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Prince George's County, Maryland State (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Negligence, Insurance and Workers' Compensation) and American (Member, Sections on: Litigation; Torts and Insurance Practice) Bar Associations; The District of Columbia Bar; Defense Research Institute; Maryland Defense Trial Lawyers Association.
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (1 review)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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Greenbelt, Maryland

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