Mr. Archibald has received Distinguished Service Awards from the Maryland Institute for the Continuing Education of Lawyers and from the Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association, an Exceptional Performance Citation from the Defense Research Institute, a Heritage Award from the Johns Hopkins University Alumni Association and a Leadership in Law Award from The Daily Record.
Active in various bar associations, Mr. Archibald has served as President of the Maryland Association of Defense Trial Counsel, as a member of the Governing Council of the ABA Section of Litigation, and as Maryland State Chair of the Defense Research Institute ("DRI").
Engaged in the community when not running in marathons, Mr. Archibald has served on the boards of many charitable and educational organizations and institutions, including the boards of The Johns Hopkins University, the Maryland State Universities and Colleges (which he chaired for two years) and the Roland Park Country School. He is a past-president of The Johns Hopkins University National Alumni Council, a former member of the Board of the University of Maryland Law School Alumni Association and was a member of the National Advisory Council of the Sheridan Libraries of The Johns Hopkins University for many years.
In addition to numerous articles and two books on examinations of witnesses, Mr. Archibald is the co-author (with Paul Mark Sandler) of a highly regarded treatise on Maryland pleading (Pleading Causes of Action in Maryland), now in its fifth edition. He has also lectured widely on a variety of litigation-related topics.