Ronald A. Karp

Ronald A. Karp

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Rockville, MD

Karp, Wigodsky, Norwind, Kudel & Gold, P.A.
 | 2273 Research Blvd., Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-948-3800
Fax: 301-948-5449
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Managing Partner, Ronald A. Karp, has been engaged in major truck accident litigation, which has been featured on the front page of The Washington Post and on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.  He has secured a $9.4 million payout for the victim of a truck accident and in the last 12 months alone he secured $6M in two truck accident cases.  Ron has not limited his practice to trucking cases alone and continues to be active in a wide variety of serious personal injury cases.

Ron is proud that he is respected by his peers and has been selected year after year to appear in Best Lawyers in America—a listing of the top one percent of lawyers in the United States. In 2011 Super Lawyers published a list in the Washington Post magazine called: Washington DC: THE TOP 100. Ron was listed amongst the top 100 lawyers who received the highest point totals in the nomination and blue ribbon review process. There are over 100,000 lawyers in the tri-state (DC/Maryland/Virginia) area.

In 2013 Ron received the high honor of being selected by his peers in BOTH D.C. and Maryland and was voted amongst the Top 100 lawyers in each jurisdiction.  The list was published in the Washington Post magazine and Baltimore magazine.   Ron serves on the Dean's Advisory Council of the American University Law School.

Areas of Practice: Serious personal injury litigation, Trucking accidents, Professional malpractice, Commercial Litigation, Constitutional Law, Automobile Negligence, Premises Liability, Product liability.

Karp, Frosh, Wigodsky & Norwind, P.A. excels as a plaintiffs' personal injury and general civil litigation firm, serving clients from our offices in Washington, DC, in Northern Virginia, and throughout Maryland.

About Ronald Karp

Admitted: 1972, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • Voted on to the Dean's Advisory Council of the Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, D.C., Dean's Advisory Counsel, American University/Washington College of Law, 2012
  • Recipient, Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, awarded by Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
  • Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in DC metropolitan area, The Washingtonian magazine
  • Who's Who in American Law, Millennium Edition
  • Who's Who in America

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Admitted: Maryland, 1972
  • Admitted: District of Columbia, 1972
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Former President, Washington, DC Chapter
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC, Former President
  • George Washington Inns of Court, Former President

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Ron Karp has served for more than 20 years on the Washington Regional Board of the Anti-Defamation League, an organization devoted to fighting bigotry.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The firm's managing partner, Ron has been a frequent lecturer at trial lawyer seminars, has written for Outlook about the Superior Court in the Washington Post and has appeared on numerous television and radio programs about the law.  For 8 years Ron hosted a legal program on NBC radio, broadcast in Washington and Baltimore. He hosted a series of televison programs about constitutional law with the associate Dean at Howard University Law school, which included participants in the Brown v. Board of Education case. He has conducted continuing education seminars at the Washington College of Law (Handling the high profile case) and the Georgetown Universty law school with Hon. John Sirica (Handling the Big case) He has conducted numerous seminars for lawyers, most recently at the 2012 Maryland State bar annual meeting where he lectured on how to litigate serious trucking accidents.


  • Ron has been lead counsel in a number of high-profile cases which have been referenced in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Times of London, People Magazine and various network television programs.  Ron's many prominent cases include his representation of former Montgomery County Police Chief Charles Moose in his successful First Amendment battle to publish his book, Three Weeks in October.  Ron was lead counsel in a successful sexual harassment trial against a Fortune 500 company. In his long career Ron has achieved substantial verdicts and settlements in personal injury cases all over the Washington/Baltimore metropolitan area, incluing the first million dollar verdict in the history of Frederick County.

Educational Background:

  • Washington College of Law of American University, J.D., 1971
  • University of Maryland, B.A., 1967
Office Location for Ronald A. Karp

2273 Research Blvd.
Suite 200
Rockville, MD 20850

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Last Updated: 7/29/2019

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