Personal Injury Lawyer Silver Spring, MD

About Stuart Plotnick (Of Counsel, Retired)

Personal injury lawyer with decades of legal experience

Attorney Stuart PlotnickFor nearly three decades, Maryland personal injury lawyer Stuart Plotnick has consistently achieved favorable outcomes for clients across Maryland, as well as in Washington, D.C., and Northern Virginia. Attorney Plotnick consistently garners positive reviews and testimonials from satisfied clients, and we are honored to have him serve in an of-counsel role with Goldberg Finnegan.

Attorney Plotnick takes great pride in his positive feedback and the knowledge that he’s secured deserving results, guiding clients on their path to recovery. With extensive experience in litigating cases in both state and federal courts throughout the region, Attorney Plotnick brings a wealth of knowledge to every case he handles.

Before establishing his law firm, he worked within the personal injury and insurance sectors, representing the interests of insurance companies. He served for a decade as trial counsel and managing counsel for CNA Insurance, where he led legal teams, managed complex injury and insurance cases, and acted as lead counsel.

Subsequently, Mr. Plotnick joined the Washington, D.C. office of Travelers Insurance, where he headed the Insurance and Injury Litigation Practice Group. In this role, he continued to oversee teams of attorneys while representing a diverse array of clients in state and federal courts. His clientele included property owners, healthcare providers, businesses, contractors, product manufacturers, and trucking companies.

Today, Mr. Plotnick leverages his extensive insider experience to advocate for personal injury clients. As a former insurance and corporate attorney, he possesses invaluable insight into the strategies and tactics employed by insurance companies, enabling him to effectively counter their approaches and achieve positive outcomes.

Attorney Plotnick is licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., and has a proven track record of success in handling cases throughout the D.C.-Metro area for numerous clients.

If you have been injured in an accident, contact our law firm, and schedule a free case evaluation right now. We proudly serve injury victims and their families in the D.C. Metro area.


Mr. Plotnick received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maryland with high honors.

  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
  • Bachelor of Arts, B.A. 1984
    • Cum Laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Pi Sigma Alpha
  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Doctorate of Law/J.D. 1987
    • Honors, Top 1/3 of Class
    • Asper Fellowship, Maryland Court of Appeals

Community involvement

Mr. Plotnick remains active locally and nationally with his peers in litigation and victims’ rights.

  • Avvo and Martindale Hubble Top Ratings in the field of Personal Injury
  • Montgomery County Bar Association (Personal Injury and Employment)
  • District of Columbia – Metropolitan Trial Lawyers Association (Personal Injury)
  • Virginia State Bar and Virginia Trial Lawyers (Personal Injury)
  • Fairfax County Bar Association (Personal Injury and Employment)
  • Maryland State Bar Association and Maryland Association for Justice
  • District of Columbia Bar Association (Personal Injury and Employment)
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • American Association for Justice
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