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Mr. Evans is an associate in the Insurance Coverage Group where he represents insurance carriers in complex coverage matters involving environmental, toxic tort, health care, and professional liability matters in state and federal courts. Spencer also provides clients with coverage analysis and recommendations regarding primary, umbrella, and excess general liability policies. In addition, Spencer has experience with Representations & Warranty (R&W) and Warranty & Indemnity (W&I) claims, coverage, litigation, and arbitration. In addition to insurance coverage and litigation matters, Spencer also concentrates his practice in general commercial litigation.

Spencer works with the Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service and handles primarily pro bono residential landlord and tenant work. Spencer previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Audrey J.S. Carrion of the Circuit Court for Baltimore, Maryland.

Outside of his work life, Spencer also formerly served on the board of the Harlem Park Community Development Corporation and as a volunteer with the Baltimore-based organization Thread. He is passionate about funk music, architecture, reading, cycling, and cooking.

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    In a decision issued on February 11, 2022, the Texas Supreme Court, responding to a certified question from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, held that extrinsic evidence can be considered in determining an insurer’s duty to defend in limited circumstances. In Monroe Guar. Ins. Co. v. BITCO Gen. Ins. Corp., the United States Court of Appeals ... Read More
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