Experienced Injury Attorneys with a Legacy of Results

For more than 65 years, our committed legal advocates have been fighting for the rights of the injured - and have recovered more than $1 billion in the process.


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  • Martindale AV Preeminent
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Rue Ratings Best Attorneys of America Lifetime Charter Member
  • American Association for Justice
  • ABA
  • DC Bar
  • Virginia State Bar

Personal Injury Attorneys in Washington DC, Virginia & Maryland

Recognized by Peers, Recommended By Clients

For more than 65 years, Ashcraft & Gerel has been fighting for the rights of those injured due to the negligence of others. In that time, our firm has been able to recover more than a billion dollars for our clients. Along the way, we have built a hard-won reputation as a smart, effective legal team that consistently goes the extra mile to help our clients.

Ashcraft & Gerel's talented team of personal injury attorneys serves clients throughout Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Our lawyers are well regarded in the legal community, often serving as leaders in their local bar associations and national litigation groups. Many have been recognized with the highest ratings from Martindale-Hubbell® and by such publications as Best Lawyers in America® and Super Lawyers® Magazine.

Over $1 Billion Recovered for Our Clients

And Counting

  • Pharmaceutical Negligence $46 Million
  • Brain Injury Due to Defective Medical Device $16 Million
  • Injuries Caused by Mining Disaster $11 Million
  • Injuries to Foster Child From Abuse - Gov’t Agency $10 Million
  • Injuries Due to Negligent Operation of Train $6.1 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth - Umbilical Cord Compression $5.4 Million
  • Injured by Defective Helmet & Negligent Track Employees $3.5 Million
  • Child Injured at Birth – Deprived of Oxygen $2.9 Million
  • Injured Forklift Operator $2.5 Million
  • Burns from Flammable Bathrobe $2 Million
COMMITTED ADVOCATES Inside & Outside of the Courtroom

Our work on behalf of the injured doesn’t stop in the courtroom. Click below to learn more about our community involvement, scholarships & more. 

Client Testimonials

Our Clients Come First. Always.
  • “The money you gained from working with me doesn't equate to the benefit and guidance Michael Lind provided in helping me through this matter, not be mention the time you devoted to my case. You could ...”

    - Donald W.
  • “I wanted to pass along a compliment and a very sincere acknowledgement to Ms. J. Porter. After speaking to her for the first time, I felt very comfortable and appreciated how she made feel understood. ...”

    - Charles B.
  • “Ashcraft & Gerel represented me after I was involved in an automobile accident while driving in Baltimore County, MD. While wondering what to do and who would best represent my interest this law firm ...”

    - A Former Client
  • “I was the Lee C. Ashcraft Scholarship recipient for the 2020 year. I want to thank you so much for the award, as I never thanked you earlier and only thanked Ms. Chang, the woman I was communicating ...”

    - Hailey C.
  • “I had the pleasure of being a client of the firm. Mr. David Bayne and Ms. Meca Johnson handled my case. From the moment they were retained they’re professionalism and client-legal team relationship ...”

    - Darren S.

Why Choose Ashcraft & gerel, LLP?

The Right Firm Makes a Difference
  • Compassionate Representation

    Our legal team understands what you are going through and is committed to defending your rights against powerful businesses and insurance carriers.

  • Committed to the Community

    Our advocacy extends beyond the courtroom through our extensive involvement in the community and support for positive change within our industry.

  • Fearless Advocacy When You Need It

    Our experienced legal team is not afraid to go to trial in order to maximize the recovery that our clients desperately need and rightfully deserve.

  • Respected within the Legal Field

    Our esteemed attorneys are highly regarded within the legal community and even command respect from adjustors and defense counsel.

  • At the Forefront of Major Litigation

    Our legal team has spearheaded litigation on behalf of injured clients in many high-profile cases, including major disasters, explosions and sexual abuse cases.

  • A Long Legacy of Successful Results

    Since its founding in 1953, Ashcraft & Gerel has obtained more than a billion dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for injured clients.

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Every Case Deserves a Great Lawyer

Our personal injury law firm handles a wide variety of cases – from large, complex litigation to small cases – but they all have one thing in common: Whether the case is big or small, our attorneys fight for our clients as if they were family. We recognize that the result is always a big deal to you, and we want to help you find a positive solution to the legal matter at hand.

At Ashcraft & Gerel, we represent people from all walks of life. Whether you were injured in a car accident, harmed by a defective medical device, or affected by a major disaster, we fight to protect your rights and restore justice. With seven convenient locations across Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland, our compassionate and committed legal advocates are available wherever and whenever you need us.

Contact us online or call (800) 674-9725 to request a free consultation with the team at Ashcraft & Gerel.

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