print letterhead

Joseph L. Beavers

Joseph L. Beavers

Joe Beavers' practice focuses on the representation of policyholders in insurance coverage litigation. He regularly advises clients regarding risk management issues, including the procurement and maintenance of insurance assets. He also conducts forensic insurance coverage investigations, reconstructing and analyzing historic insurance assets. Joe represents and advises policyholders regarding insurance coverage issues arising from environmental claims, lead-paint claims, mold claims, D&O claims, business interruption claims, and various other mass tort claims. 

Joe also represents clients in environmental and mass tort litigation involving multiple parties and multiple claims, including claims involving groundwater contamination and occupational exposures to asbestos, and other allegedly hazardous substances. He also defends manufacturers, retailers, and other businesses in a variety of litigation matters, maintaining an active caseload in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan region defending negligence, products liability, and wrongful death claims.

Joe also represents clients in regulatory matters before the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

In addition to his law degree, Joe holds a master's degree in Public Management with a specialization in Environmental Policy.

Affiliations & Recognition

Professional Involvement

  • Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. ("RIMS"): Associate Member

  • The Business Lawyer: Associate Articles Editor (2002-2003)

  • The District of Columbia Bar

  • University of Maryland School of Law Alumni Board Member


  • BTI Client Service All-Stars (2017)

  • Chambers USA - America's Leading Lawyers for Business: Listed in the area of Insurance (2018)

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent® Rated

  • Maryland Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars Edition: Selected for inclusion in the area of Insurance Coverage, Environmental Litigation, General Litigation (2009-2012); Insurance Coverage (2013-2016)


Case Examples


Industries Served:


Press Coverage


Speaking Engagements

  • Please read our disclaimer
  • Baltimore Main Line: 410.727.6464

  • Fax Number: 410.385.3700

  • Washington Main Line: 202.737.9600

  • Fax Number: 410.385.3700