Jeffrey J. Ward Partner

(202) 778-4068


J.D., George Washington University, 1997, High Honors, Order of the Coif

B.A., Trinity College, 1992

Jeffrey Ward’s practice focuses primarily on counseling and litigation related to insurance coverage disputes, particularly matters related to D&O liability insurance and professional liability insurance for attorneys, accountants, architects and engineers. Jeff has been representing liability insurers as coverage counsel since he began practicing law in 1997. Before joining Loss, Judge & Ward in August 2005, he was of counsel with Ross, Dixon & Bell, LLP.

In addition to his work as insurance coverage counsel, Jeff has defended professionals in litigation alleging malpractice. Jeff also has represented plaintiffs and defendants in litigation matters involving antitrust, consumer protection, intellectual property, international law, and telecommunications.

Jeff was named a “Washington, DC Super Lawyer” in 2012.

Jeff serves as general counsel for the Potomac Whitewater Racing Center, a non-profit organization, which is USA Canoe/Kayak’s Olympic “Center of Excellence” for the
Mid-Atlantic region.

Practice Areas

Insurance Coverage Counseling and Litigation

Directors and Officers Liability

Professional Liability

Bad Faith

Commercial Litigation

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia


U.S. Courts of Appeal
– District of Columbia Circuit
– First Circuit
– Third Circuit
– Fourth Circuit
– Ninth Circuit
– Eleventh Circuit

U.S. District Courts
– District of Columbia
– Maryland
– Eastern District of Michigan
– Eastern District of Wisconsin

Other Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association


Speaking Engagements and Publications