Roy L. Mason


Roy L. Mason has been practicing law for more than 40 years.  He served as Senior Partner at Montedonico & Mason, a firm of approximately 50 lawyers, and became managing partner of Mason, Ketterman & Cawood, which later became Mason, Cawood & Hobbs.  In 2010, Roy founded The Law Offices of Roy L. Mason, PA, which he ran successfully until 2015, when he founded Smouse & Mason, LLC. In 2019, Roy joined Sanders Phillips Grossman LLC as co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Department. He has been named one of the top 100 trial lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association and has been selected as a member of the Super Lawyer group since it began.

Throughout his career, Roy has co-authored numerous publications, including: “Maryland Courts Still Wrestling with Medical Malpractice Issues Raised in 1890,” The Daily Record; “Practicing Before the Md. HCA: Some Question Need for System,” The Daily Record; “Legal Concerns in Trauma Nursing,” Trauma Nursing, (1988); and “Cleaning Up Afterwards and reducing the threat of litigation,” Bailliere’s Clinical Anesthesiology, (1993). In addition to serving as co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Department, Roy serves on the board of the Chesapeake Legal Alliance, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to using the law to improve the quality of the Chesapeake Bay.

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Admission Details

1976, Maryland
1977, District of Columbia
U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended

Catholic University of America, Class of 1975, J.D.

University Attended

University of Maryland, Class of 1972, B.A., with honors

Associations & Memberships

Anne Arundel County, Maryland State, District of Columbia, and American Bar Associations

Areas of Practice

Civil Litigation
Professional Malpractice
Insurance Coverage
Health Law
Administrative Law
Toxic Tort
Environmental Law
Employment Discrimination
Police Misconduct