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General Defense
120 East Baltimore Street
Suite 1850
Baltimore, Maryland 21202-1605Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 410-727-5000
Fax: 410-727-0861
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Established: 1989

Practice Areas
  • Public Officials Liability
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Litigation
  • Municipal Liability
  • Amusements
  • Appellate Practice
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Litigation
  • Automobile Liability
  • Automobile Tort
  • Automobile
  • Business Litigation
  • Casualty Defense
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Commercial General Liability
  • Common Carrier
  • Complex Litigation
  • Comprehensive General Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Coverage Issues
  • Discrimination
  • Examinations Under Oath
  • General Liability
  • Government Affairs
  • Governmental Entity Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Law
  • Intentional Torts
  • Land Use
  • Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Property Damage
  • Property Liability
  • Public Liability
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Casualty Insurance Law
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Commercial Vehicle
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Law
  • Coverage Analysis
  • Declaratory Judgments
  • Employer Liability
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Errors and Omissions
  • Fire Loss
  • General Defense
  • Governmental Defense
  • Governmental Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Jail/Prison Defense
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Municipal Law
  • Negligence
  • Opinions
  • Property and Casualty
  • Property Loss
  • Accident
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About Us
Karpinski, Colaresi & Karp, founded in 1989, provides legal services in the defense of liability claims for the insurance, business & political communities. Areas of expertise include litigation, local government defense, municipal law, product liability, premises liability, construction, employment law, torts & civil rights defense in all federal & state courts in Maryland & DC. The firm serves a client base that includes some of the nation's largest insurance carriers, business & municipal self insurance pools.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Acceptance Insurance CompanyAdmiral Insurance Company
GAB Robins North America, Inc.Hallmark Insurance Company
Hiscox Inc.Lancer Insurance Company
MAPFRE USA InsuranceNational General Insurance Company
Nationwide InsuranceNautilus Insurance Company
Scottsdale Insurance CompanyT.H.E. Insurance Company
Transit Insurance GroupTravelers Insurance
Vela Insurance Services, Inc./Gemini Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
City of District HeightsCity of Frederick
City of HyattsvilleLocal Government Insurance Trust
Montgomery County Board of ElectionsOffice of Sheriff for St. Mary's County
Prince George's CountyTown of Cheverly
Town of Landover HillsTown of Snow Hill
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Personnel Information
Daniel Karp
Baltimore, MD
  • Maryland, 1976
  • District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1976
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal and District of Columbia Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of Baltimore City
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • American Judicature Society
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Duke University, B.A. (with honors), 1973
  • University of Maryland, J.D. (with honors), 1976
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Kevin B. Karpinski
Baltimore, MD
  • District of Columbia, 1993
  • Maryland, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third and Fourth Circuits
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • Attorney Greivance Commission Peer Review Committee
  • Maryland Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Frostburg State University, B.S. (with honors), 1990
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1993
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Victoria M. Shearer
Baltimore, MD
  • Maryland, 1996
  • District of Columbia, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2003
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 2015
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Attorney Grievance Commission Peer Review Committee
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Villanova University, B.A., 1990
  • University of Baltimore, J.D., 1996
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Ernest I. Cornbrooks, IV
Baltimore, MD
  • Maryland, 2006
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 2009
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Character Committee
  • Loyola College in Maryland, B.A., 1999
  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2006
Captain, U.S. Marine Corps, 1999-2003
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