Jonathan Schochor

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A.
 | 1211 Saint Paul Street, The Paulton
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone: 410-234-1000
Fax: 410-234-1010
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1971
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

For decades, Jonathan Schochor has been an advocate for people who have suffered a personal injury involving issues such as a birth injury or medical malpractice. At Schochor, Federico and Staton, P.A., where he is a senior managing partner, he represents clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C.

Mr. Schochor is highly respected by clients and peers alike. He has earned a number of accolades, such as receiving the highest peer rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell; holding an Avvo “Superb” rating; being inducted as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum; getting selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America; being listed in the American Society of Legal Advocates’ Top 100; and receiving the Maryland Association for Justice’s Simon K. Walton Civil Justice Award.

These honors are a reflection of the hours, days, weeks and months Mr. Schochor has spent working tirelessly to pursue his clients’ rights. He personally investigates the details of each claim. When clients have concerns, he has answers. Mr. Schochor is committed to quickly responding to clients’ questions and making sure they feel informed and empowered as matters progress.

An active member of the legal community, Mr. Schochor has served in a number of leadership roles with the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc., and the American Association for Justice. Further, he has appeared in local and national media as well as delivering lectures across the country.

In 1968, Mr. Schochor received a Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University. He then earned a Juris Doctor in 1971 from the American University Washington College of Law, where he was an associate editor-in-chief of the school’s law review.

* 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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (90%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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About Jonathan Schochor

Admitted: 1971, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • American Judicature Society

  • Leaders Forum, American Association for Justice

  • Who’s Who in American Law™

  • Who’s Who in America™

  • Who’s Who in the World™

  • Baltimore and Washington, D.C.’s Best Lawyers™

  • The College of Masters, Advocates and Barristers™

  • Melvin M. Belli Society

  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell™

  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who Lifetime Member™

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum™

  • Best Lawyers in America™

  • Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers™

  • Maryland Super Lawyers™

  • Influential Marylander, The Daily Record, 2015

  • Top 100 Lawyers™, American Trial Lawyers Association

  • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in the State of Maryland, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013

  • Cornerstone Award, SmartCEO Magazine, 2015

  • Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015

  • Baltimore Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year,” Best Lawyers®, 2016

  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Maryland Association for Justice, 2015

  • Who’s Who® Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017

  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017-2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • American Judicature Society

  • Maryland Association for Justice

  • American Board of Trial Advocates

  • American Association for Justice

  • Baltimore City Bar Association

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • District of Columbia (City and Federal)

  • Maryland State Delegate to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

  • Governor to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

  • Board Member, Secretary, Vice-President, and President of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association

  • Maryland (State and Federal)

  • The Supreme Court of the United States

Educational Background:

  • Pennsylvania State University

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Office Location for Jonathan Schochor

1211 Saint Paul Street
The Paulton
Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-234-1000

Fax: 410-234-1010

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Last Updated: 7/29/2019

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