ABOUT Victor E. Long
A Life Time of Service to Individuals and the Community
With over 40 years of litigation experience, Victor provides focused attention to detail and values personal contact with his clients. Attorneys often associate with Victor for assistance. Since 1999, Victor has been board-certified in Civil Trial and Civil Pretrial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Currently he is a “Senior Specialist.” He is a past president of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington. Victor has been listed in Best Lawyers for Washington, DC and Baltimore for over 10 years and has been featured in Washington, DC Super Lawyers, for over 15 years. He practices in Washington D.C. and Maryland, and represents clients in a wide variety of personal injury cases, including medical malpractice, construction, products liability and automobile collisions.
Before entering into private practice as a personal injury lawyer, Victor was a trial attorney in the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, the Civil Rights Division in the U.S. Department of Justice and at the Office of the Solicitor in the U.S. Department of Labor. He has more than 35 years of complex civil litigation experience and is licensed to practice law in Maryland and Washington D.C.
Over his career, Victor has recovered millions of dollars in compensation for injury victims and has represented cases of national significance. He recovered $4.2 million for an injured child in one of the first cases involving defective playground equipment in D.C. His cases have also influenced the labeling and marketing of several products and medications.
Victor has been a member of the Executive Committee of the Council for Court Excellence for many years. He currently chairs the Youth Justice Committee. He continues to serve as a founding member of the Board of Trustees and Board Secretary for Friendship Public Charter Schools. Mr. Long has served as a court-appointed mediator in the District of Columbia for 15 years. He has taught training seminars for other mediators, has been certified for complex medical malpractice mediations, and has been an instructor in mediation for foreign delegations. Victor was granted a patent for a warning label developed to avoid fire hazard.
Verdict Of More Than $4.2 Million
A verdict of more than $4.2 Million for several U.S. Army soldiers who were injured in when a Greyhound Bus crashed in North Carolina. The case was tried in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
$4.2 Million Settlement
A $4.2 Million settlement for a six-year-old child who fell from defective playground equipment. The settlement was one of the first and largest verdicts in the District of Columbia regarding unsafe playground equipment.
$3.8 Million Settlement
A $3.8 Million settlement for five-year-old child who was injured in a fire caused by a defective home appliance. The case resulted in the development of a warning label for such appliances.
Professional Associations & Memberships
• National Bar Association Life Membership
• American Association For Justice
• Maryland State Bar Association
• Trial Lawyers Association Of Metropolitan Washington D.C.
• American Board Of Trial Advocacy