Experienced Injury Attorneys with a Legacy of Results
Community Impact

Community Impact

Ashcraft & Gerel Gives Back

When Lee Ashcraft and Martin Gerel founded Ashcraft & Gerel in 1953, they built it on the principle of helping people. And, in the 65 years since, we have continued this commitment by working to strengthen the communities we serve.

One example is our investment in the Washington, D.C. union movement. Our attorneys frequently volunteer their time to meet with and speak to local unions on labor laws and workers’ rights. Ashcraft & Gerel has been named the UFCW Minority Coalition of the Year for our service to the union movement.

More than 25 years ago, we also established The Martin E. Gerel Memorial Scholarship, which is offered to Washington metropolitan union members and their families to help with the high cost of education. Each year, we award a one-time grant of $5,000 to an eligible student for education expenses.

Contact us today to learn more about our community involvement and the ways in which our attorneys serve others in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and Maryland.

Client Testimonials

Our Clients Come First. Always.
  • “We ended up with a settlement of way more than the nothing I would have gotten by giving up.”

    - Former Client
  • “Robert Samet and his team have been able to get me the medical treatment and rehabilitation that I needed, as well as a generous settlement for my injury.”

    - Chris K.
  • “After meeting with Alan Mensh I understood that it was not an open and shut case. Alan was confident that we had a strong case.”

    - Jerry C.

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

WHY CHOOSE Us?

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.

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