S. Joseph Cardile

S. Joseph Cardile: Attorney with Thomas, Thomas & Hafer LLP


Joe represents businesses and individuals in litigation and arbitration arising out of construction defects, product defects, fires, contractual issues, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, subrogation, and cyber security matters. Joe also counsels and represents Homeowners’ Associations in a variety of matters, including advice on day-to-day operations and litigation.

In addition to his litigation practice, Joe advises insurers during their handling of first party property losses and provides training to insurance companies on the detection and reporting of insurance fraud in Maryland.

In addition to his law degree from the University of Baltimore, Joe holds a Masters Certificate in Terrorism Analysis from the University of Maryland. Before joining the firm, Joe clerked for the Honorable Paul Garvey Goetzke in the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County, Maryland.

Professional Honors & Awards

Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2016, 2017 and 2019

America’s Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators for 2019


The Legal Intelligencer, “Counseling Clients in the Aftermath of the Uber Data Breach, February 8, 2018.


•eNotes: Liability - April 2019
•eNotes: Liability - March 2019

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Construction, Surety & Design Professionals
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
410.653.0460 x8726  Phone
410.484.2967  Fax
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 999, Washington, DC 20005
University Attended:
University of Maryland, College Park, B.A., 2007; University of Maryland, College Park, Masters Certificate in Terrorism Analysis, 2014
Law School Attended:
University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., Honors, 2011; University Criminal Practice Clinic
Year of First Admission:
2011, District of Columbia; Maryland

Professional Memberships:

Maryland County Bar Association
Howard County Bar Association


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