Litigation

The attorneys of Morgan, Carlo, Downs are experienced in all stages of civil litigation. Our team of attorneys is able take on your entire case including: filing the initial pleading; conducting discovery and motions practice; trying the case before a jury; and briefing, arguing, and winning a favorable judgment on appeal. Our attorneys pay close attention to the economics of every case and we alter our litigation strategy to suit the specific needs of our clients.

We understand the economics of litigation and the inherent risks in taking a case to trial. We counsel clients regarding favorable outcomes before trial and on motion whenever possible. Our attorneys continue to win on summary judgment in complex high stakes liability and personal injury claims. Where a pretrial victory on motion is impossible, our attorneys are skillful at negotiating the best possible settlement for our clients. Our team has participated in countless mediations and arbitrations, including binding arbitrations. When settlement is out of the question, our attorneys relish the opportunity to try cases in court. We are seasoned trial attorneys and our team, collectively, has tried over 100 jury trials to verdict throughout Maryland trial courts and the United States District Court.

Our attorneys regularly argue appeals in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals and have appeared before the Maryland Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and other federal circuit courts. We have submitted briefs and argued on appeal in numerous cases that resulted in reported opinions in Maryland.

The diversity of talent and wealth of experience within our firm allows us to be a one-stop shop for all stages of civil litigation. Our team of attorneys is ready to take on cases in any phase of litigation including: pre-lawsuit matters, motions practice and discovery, trial advocacy, or appeals to Maryland’s highest court or the federal appellate courts.

Please contact us to discuss your situation.