Court House
Picture of Jon W. Brassel

Jon W. Brassel
Download VCard

Phone: 443-837-9800
Fax: 443-837-9801

888 Bestgate Rd #200
Annapolis, Maryland 21401

Mr. Brassel concentrates on products and professional liability, personal injury and environmental litigation. He is also National Counsel for several clients involved in multi-jurisdiction asbestos litigation. He has successfully defended multi-million dollar environmental cases in multiple jurisdictions. He has successfully tried jury trials in aviation crashes and medical malpractices cases for million dollar verdicts and has resolved similar cases for multi-million dollar settlements. He is National Counsel for several large corporate clients and is nationally recognized for defending multi-million dollar toxic claims and has been lead counsel in defending thousands of personal injury and property toxic lawsuits.

Mr. Brassel has been recognized for his work in Personal Injury litigation as one of Maryland’s “Super Lawyers” in 2007-2019 and the only Maryland Corporate “Super Lawyer” for environmental litigation. He has been recognized by over 1000 attorneys surveyed in Anne Arundel County as the leading medical malpractice attorney in the area. He has also been voted as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in Maryland and is included in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar of Register of Preeminent Lawyers with an A-V rating. Mr. Brassel has also been voted by peers into the 2010 - 2018 editions of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation and included in Washington D.C.'s Best Lawyers 2010 Edition as appearing in The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun. Mr. Brassel was recently selected by America's Top 100 Attorneys for a Lifetime Achievement award for his "lifetime of hard work, ethical standards and community enriching accomplishments that are inspiring among the legal profession."

Mr. Brassel graduated from Wake Forest University. (B.B.A. 1971). While at Wake Forest, Mr. Brassel was elected President of his fraternity, Vice President of the Senior Class and was awarded the Wall Street Journal Award for highest grades in the Business School. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Baltimore School of Law. (J.D. 1975) where he was editor of the Law Review.

Mr. Brassel is admitted to the Maryland State Bar, United States District Court for the District of Maryland, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Sixth Circuits. Mr. Brassel is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Anne Arundel County Bar Association, a Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation, American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Brassel practices in the areas of medical malpractice, product defect, professional malpractice, personal injury and toxic defense litigation.


J.D., University of Baltimore School of Law, 1975
Activities : Magna Cum Laude; Editor Law Review

B.B.A., Wake Forest University, 1971
Honors : Wall Street Journal for Highest Grades in Business School Activities : Fraternity President, VP Senior Class

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Maryland , 1975
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th and 6th Circuits
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Maryland State Bar Association
Member Since: 1975

Anne Arundel County Bar Association
Member Since: 1975
Trustee; Recipient President’s Award for Outstanding Service

Fellow Maryland Bar Foundation
Member Since: 1994

American Board of Trial Advocates
Member Since: 2002

American Association of Justice
Member Since: 1995

State of Maryland Judicial Nominating Commission
Member Since: 2009