Experience

As a principal with the law firm of Franklin & Prokopik, Andrew Stephenson is a seasoned civil litigator, with a primary focus on defending companies against civil suits involving catastrophic losses. Mr. Stephenson also defends corporations and individuals in civil matters involving commercial transportation, construction, paratransit, intentional torts, premises and products liability. He is currently a member in good standing of the Maryland State Bar Association and serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore Law School.

Activities

Andrew is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and is also actively involved with the American Bar Association (ABA). He is a past Chair of the ABA’s Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee. Andrew is Co-Chair of the ABA’s Transportation Megaconference; a Board member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA); an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI); the National Restaurant and Retail Defense Association (NRRDA) and USLaw. Andrew is General Counsel to the Maryland Motor Truck Association, the Maryland Movers’ Council and the Towing and Recovery Professionals of Maryland.  In 2020, Andrew received membership into the American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA). He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore Law School.