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Howard A. Janet

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC
4 Reservoir Circle, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21208
Phone: 410-538-2851
Fax: 410-653-9030
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022
Licensed in Maryland Since: 1979
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff, Health Care, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Howard A. Janet is the managing principal of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC, which has office locations in Baltimore, Maryland, and across the United States. A highly rated attorney with 40 years of experience, Mr. Janet is widely regarded as one of the top medical malpractice attorneys in the country, and he has extensive experience handling cases involving children who developed cerebral palsy because of a birth injury.

In fact, he was instrumental in helping to establish the Cerebral Palsy Family Network, which assists families nationwide in finding and sharing resources about this debilitating condition. He also helped broaden the statute of limitations for medical malpractice claims, granting the right for the families of children suffering from brain damage to pursue compensation for future medical expenses.

Known for his tenacity as a trial lawyer, Mr. Janet works hard to protect the rights and entitlements of those suffering from a health care provider's negligence or wrongdoing. Over the course of his career, he has helped tens of thousands of individuals and families secure the maximum amount possible for the damages they incurred, as well as for their pain and suffering, netting hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements and awards on behalf of his plaintiff clients.

From this high level of commitment to his clients' needs and goals and his impeccable professionalism, Mr. Janet has received a number of awards and honors. In 2015, the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc., voted him lawyer of the year, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Janet began his legal career in 1978 after obtaining his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law and receiving his license to practice from the Maryland State Bar Association. He then helped establish Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC, as a way to advocate on behalf of those in need throughout his community.

*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
  • 70%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Health Care
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Class Actions, Nursing Home, Medical Devices


16 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2022

About Howard A. Janet

First Admitted: 1979, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2021
  • The National Trial Lawyers® Top 100
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2012 Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiffs – Baltimore, MD
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiffs – Baltimore, MD
  • Maryland Super Lawyers®, 2007-2020
  • Lawyer of the Year – Maryland Association for Justice, 2015
  • The Best Lawyers in America® 2018 Lawyer of the Year – Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiffs – Baltimore, MD
  • The Best Lawyers in America®

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

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Office Location for Howard A. Janet

4 Reservoir Circle
Suite 200
Baltimore, MD 21208

Phone: 410-538-2851

Fax: 410-653-9030

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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