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Sean Smith

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Sean Smith has a strategic and unique background in workers’ compensation from both the plaintiff and defense perspectives. Mr. Smith started his career in Maryland in 2004 as an associate at Semmes, Bowen & Semmes and in seven years was elevated to principal. He has tried hundreds of circuit court jury trials and appears regularly before the MD WC Commission.

Prior to joining Ashcraft & Gerel, Mr. Smith ran his own practice representing claimants and plaintiffs with a focus on public safety workers.

Outside the Courtroom

Mr. Smith is not just a skilled workers’ comp lawyer but also an active soccer player who enjoys coaching and watching the game. In his spare time, he also enjoys traveling around the globe and spending quality time with his family.


  • University of Delaware, 1997, dean’s list, Phi Sigma Kappa (founding father)
  • Widener University School of Law, 2000, Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Maryland

Professional Associations

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Baltimore City Bar Association
  • Hartford County Bar Association


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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