GodwinTirocchi, LLC

A native of Maryland and current Annapolitan, Mr. Schladt has thirty years of experience in civil litigation, including insurance defense, workers compensation, real estate litigation and estate management and planning.  Mr. Schladt began his career in 1982 with the Bethesda law firm of Weinstein, Pitterich and Snedegar, handling jury and non-jury insurance defense and general litigation.  In 1988, Mr. Schladt began practicing with the law firm of Ward & Klein, Chartered, where he was a partner until 2011.  A graduate of the George Washington University with high honors and a BS in Political Science and Philosophy, Mr. Schladt attended the George Washington University Law School receiving his JD in 1982.  Mr. Schladt has first chair experience in jury trials concerning complex civil litigation in such diverse areas as workers’ compensation defense, premises liability, products liability, auto liability, employment discrimination, and will contests.  A member of the Maryland Bar (1982), the District of Columbia Bar (1983), and the Virginia Bar (1996), Mr. Schladt is a member of the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States District Court of Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Virginia. Mr. Schladt is a member of Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.; Maryland Self-Insured Employers Compensation Association; Baltimore Claims Association, Washington Claims Association and the Association of Compensation Insurance Attorneys. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GodwinTirocchi, LLC believes that equal employment opportunity is a fundamental principle of sound business management and key to the firm’s success.  Hiring and advancement opportunities should be offered to the most qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.  We are committed to creating a work environment to maintain and foster this belief by providing assistance, advice and support for employees throughout the law firm.  It is our practice to provide fair and equitable treatment to all qualified applicants and employees.