Edward J. Hutchins, Jr.

Edward J. Hutchins, Jr. - Managing PrincipalManaging Principal
Eccleston and Wolf Maryland Office
Baltimore-Washington Law Center
7240 Parkway Drive, 4th Floor
Hanover, MD 21076
410-752-7474 / 410-752-0611 (fax)

Ed began his career at the firm in 1980 as a law clerk, and is now the firm’s president and managing principal.

In addition to managing the firm, Ed has a varied practice, focusing primarily on insurance coverage, insurance defense and professional malpractice, including the defense of lawyers, accountants, architects, engineers, surveyors, insurance agents and brokers, pension plan administrators and real estate professionals. Ed has written and lectured frequently on these subjects for a variety of publications and was named one of Maryland’s “Super Lawyers,” in addition to being listed among “The Best Lawyers in America.”

University of Maryland at Baltimore County (B.A., magna cum laude, 1979)
University of Maryland (J.D., with honors, 1982)
Recipient, Chancellors Merit Scholarship Award, 1979

Court of Appeals of Maryland, 1982
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 1983
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1984

Martindale-Hubbell rating: AV
Included among the Best Lawyers in America since 2006
Listed as a Maryland Super Lawyer since 2006
Recognized as a “Top Lawyer” by The American Lawyer

Publications, Speaking Engagements and Awards:
“When and Why You Need Tail Insurance,” Maryland Bar Journal.
Lecturer: “How To Avoid Malpractice and Grievance,” for the Maryland State, Montgomery County, Harford County and Baltimore County Bar Associations; MICPEL and various insurance company groups;
Lecturer: Real Estate Issues in Professional Liability for various insurance companies
Lecturer: “The Pit Falls of Insurance Coverage,” for various local insurance companies.
“What is Legal Malpractice?” Maryland Bar Journal

Bar Memberships: 
American Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association (Professional Liability Committee, Litigation Section)
Harford County Bar Association
District of Columbia Bar

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