Robert S. Morter

Of Counsel

Phone: 301.352.4940
Fax: 301.352.8691
Robert S. Morter has joined the firm as of counsel.  His practice centers primarily upon the defense of medical malpractice claims and other high exposure personal injury and wrongful death actions.
Bob, with nearly 20 years of experience, is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia where he regularly represents physicians, medical practice groups, hospitals, nursing homes, product manufacturers and suppliers, trucking companies, and airlines.   Appearing frequently in the state and federal courts of both jurisdictions, he has significant first chair trial experience, having successfully tried many medical malpractice cases to defense verdicts.

His past experience also includes having served as a judicial clerk for Judges James C. Chapin and William J. Rowan, III in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.  As well, he has graduate level training in neuroscience and physiology, and has previously worked as a researcher in the Pharmacology Department at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas, co-authoring studies appearing in Neuroscience Letters, the European Journal of Pharmacology and the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.


  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Prince George’s County Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Professional Malpractice Litigation
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Premises/Landlord Liability
  • Trial and Appellate Practice


  • University of Texas (B.A., with honors, 1986)
  • South Texas College of Law (J.D., 1999)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable James C. Chapin (1999-2000)
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable William J. Rowan III (2000-2001)

Admitted to practice

  • 1999, Maryland
  • 2001, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia