Alan M. Carlo

Mr. Carlo’s practice focuses primarily on workers’ compensation defense and complex civil litigation.

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Mr. Carlo’s civil litigation practice focuses on construction and product liability issues as well as representation of employers, both self-insured and insured, in worker’s compensation matters in all areas of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Alan Carlo's diverse client base has ranged from representation of small business owners with general liability, labor, and employment matters to successful defense of the contractor responsible for the construction of the ventilation shafts of the Fort McHenry Tunnel.

Mr. Carlo has tried cases before the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and every Circuit Court in the State of Maryland. He has been lead counsel in numerous matters argued before both Maryland Appellate Courts, in many of these cases establishing new law in the areas of psychiatric injuries. Some of Mr. Carlo’s published Appellate matters are the following:

Belcher v. T. Rowe Price Foundation, Inc., 329 Md. 709 (1993), the going and coming rule,

Globe Screen Printing Corp. v. Young, 138 Md. App. 122 (2001), the duties of statutory principal contractors to sub-contractors’ employees,

Inner Harbor Warehouse & Distribution, Inc. v. Myers, 80 Md. App. 1 (1989), affirmed 321 Md. App. 363 (1990), consequential injuries resulting from prior disabilities,

Luby Chevrolet v. Gerst, 112 Md. App. 177 (1996) and issues involving partial or full dependency in death cases,

Martin v. Beverage Capital, 353 Md. 388 (1999).

Mr. Carlo has traveled extensively throughout the states of Maryland, New York, and North Carolina, as well as the District of Columbia lecturing on worker’s compensation and personal injury defense issues and serving as a lecturer and presenter to the Maryland Worker’s Compensation Education Association.

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Practice Areas:


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1978
  • Mount Saint Mary’s College, B.A., 1974

Bar Admissions:

  • Maryland
  • Connecticut
  • District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit


  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland Bar Association
  • Baltimore County Bar Association
  • Baltimore City Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Maryland Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • National Association of Medicare Set-Aside Professionals


  • Martindale-Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent