Harry R. Adler
Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Baltimore, Howard County and throughout Maryland
Harry Adler had more than 30 years’ experience representing plaintiffs and claimants. He became a principal and named partner of Plaxen & Adler in 1992. Harry Adler was widely recognized as one of the top workers’ compensation attorneys in Maryland.
Harry was a graduate of The Johns Hopkins University in 1979 and graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law with honors in 1982. He was an active member of the Maryland Association for Justice (formerly the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association) as well as bar associations throughout the State and had been recognized by Super Lawyers on multiple occasions.
Harry Adler was appointed to the Howard County Judicial Nominating Commission by Governor Martin O’Malley to screen potential Judicial Nominees. Harry was an avid plaintiff’s attorney, but also served as a mediator, well respected by the defense bar and insurance carriers alike. Harry testified in Annapolis on issues important to workers. Harry was involved in many community and philanthropic activities.
Harry never left the office without returning every phone call. He was well prepared and treated each client as his most important client. Harry was beloved in the Howard County Community. His honesty and fair dealings made him a favorite in the Maryland legal community.
In 2015, Harry Adler retired after 25 years at Plaxen & Adler.
In August 2019, after a long battle with cancer, Harry passed away. Harry’s optimistic outlook on life and his keen sense of humor is missed every day at the law firm that carries on his legacy and bears his name.