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Carlo Mercaldo

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Tucson, AZ

Mercaldo Law Firm
1853 North Kolb Road
Tucson, AZ 85715
Phone: 520-624-1400
Fax: 520-624-1955
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014
Licensed in Arizona Since: 2004
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Carlo Mercaldo is a partner at The Mercaldo Law Firm, located in Tucson, Arizona. Focusing his practice on personal injury and wrongful death litigation, he represents clients across the state and throughout the Southwest who have been harmed due to the negligence of other parties in cases involving medical malpractice, trucking accidents and similar incidents.

Mr. Mercaldo graduated from Arizona State University with his Bachelor of Arts in 1999. He then went on to attend the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2004. Mr. Mercaldo began his legal career at a large law firm in Phoenix, where he represented his clients in their medical malpractice, personal injury and real estate matters. In 2009, he relocated to Washington, D.C., to join the Department of Homeland Security's Office of the General Counsel, where he served as the deputy chief of staff before going to work for the U.S. Justice Department. As an assistant U.S. attorney, he prosecuted bank fraud, conspiracy and other felony offenses until joining The Mercaldo Law Firm as a partner in 2012. Admitted to practice in Arizona, Mr. Mercaldo is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Virginia.

Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, Mr. Mercaldo has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and an "Excellent" peer-review rating through Avvo. He has also been named one of Arizona's Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. Mr. Mercaldo is a member of several legal organizations, including the Arizona Association for Justice and the American Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury


5 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2018 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2014

About Carlo Mercaldo

First Admitted: 2004, Arizona

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Educational Background

  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, B.A. in Journalism, Business Minor  

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Pima County Bar Association  
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia, 2011
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2004
  • Arizona, 2004


  • Annual Performance Award for Leadership and Effectiveness, DHS, 2010 - Present
  • Phi Delta Phi
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Office Location for Carlo Mercaldo

1853 North Kolb Road
Tucson, AZ 85715

Phone: 520-624-1400

Fax: 520-624-1955

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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