Profile Details


Firm Name:
Greenwald & Laake
Medical Plaintiff
First Name:
Andrew E.
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Areas of Practice:
Medical Negligence
Known nationally and locally, Andrew Greenwald is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, Maryland Bar and the U.S. Supreme Court Bar. He is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, with over thirty years of legal experience.
In addition to his own clients, Mr. Greenwald is called upon by lawyers from around the country to assist them with his expertise as counsel in their cases. A large portion of his cases are referred by other attorneys. As a founding member of the law firm of Joseph, Greenwald and Laake, P.A. since 1974, he conducts and oversees litigation of civil matters, including: medical malpractice, birth trauma and brain damage, product liability, personal injury and catastrophic injuries.
Mr. Greenwald was elected Co-Chair of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group (2004-2006) of the American Association for Justice (AAJ formerly The Association of Trial Lawyers of America). The group's focus is to educate lawyers that represent children suffering from cerebral palsy, irreversible brain damage and other neurological disorders that resulted from complex medical birth trauma.
He is a recent Co-Chair of the Medical Malpractice Information Exchange Group of AAJ. He is a member of other prominent organizations, including the American Board of Trial Advocates and the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
As a nationally known speaker and educator, Mr. Greenwald has been invited to lecture to professional groups including the American Association for Justice, other state trial lawyer associations, as well as medical and dental groups. He has been a faculty member of the Catastrophically Injured Child Seminar for AAJ. Mr. Greenwald contributes articles to advocacy publications and is featured in the book, The Best of Trial. His article on vacuum extraction appeared in the spring 2006 issue of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association Trial Reporter. He has written and lectured on the obstetrical emergency, shoulder dystocia. Mr. Greenwald has been listed in Washingtonian magazine as a "Top Lawyer" in personal injury and is listed in Best Lawyers in America® under Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury. In addition, he is included in Who's Who in American Law, Washington, D.C. and Maryland Super Lawyers, as well as Lawdragon's 500 leading plaintiffs' lawyers.