Mary Mcnamara Koch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Baltimore, MD

Wais, Vogelstein, Forman and Offutt, LLC
 | 1829 Reisterstown Road, Suite 425
Baltimore, MD 21208
Phone: 410-998-3600
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1988
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Mary McNamara Koch is a partner with the Wais, Vogelstein, Forman & Offutt LLC law firm in Baltimore, Maryland. From her position at the firm, Ms. Koch represents clients throughout the Baltimore metro region and the rest of the state with their medical malpractice claims. An award-winning and highly rated attorney with almost 30 years of legal experience, Ms. Koch has achieved considerable success advocating on behalf of her plaintiff clients and securing millions of dollars in settlements and awards on their behalves.

Among her most notable achievements, she helped negotiate a $37 million settlement against a major medical center and a cardiologist accused of performing unnecessary cardiac stents. She was also instrumental in obtaining a verdict in excess of $34 million against a hotel management company on behalf of employees adversely affected by carbon monoxide poisoning, which stands as one of the largest verdicts ever awarded in the country for a case of that type.

A 1984 graduate of Lebanon Valley College with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Ms. Koch attended the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1988. That same year, the Maryland State Bar Association admitted her to practice, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court of the District of Maryland and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.

Fully committed to her practice, Ms. Koch is active in a number of professional legal organizations. In addition to her involvement with the Maryland State Bar Association, she is a member of the Women's Bar Association of Maryland and the Maryland Association for Justice, Inc.

Recognized for her impeccable professionalism and high ethical standards, Ms. Koch is rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell, and The Best Lawyers in America named her Best Lawyer — Medical Malpractice — Plaintiffs in 2015 and 2016.

*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 (100%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent


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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2018

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Admitted: 1988, Maryland

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Honors and Awards:

  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale Hubbell
  • 50 Women to Watch, Sun Magazine, 2015
  • Best Lawyer, Medical Malpractice Law, Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers®, 2015, 2016
  • Maryland Super Lawyer, Class Action/Mass Torts, Baltimore Magazine Super Lawyers, 2015, 2016

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Wynn et. al. v. MJ Harbor Hotel
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Office Location for Mary Mcnamara Koch

1829 Reisterstown Road
Suite 425
Baltimore, MD 21208

Phone: 410-998-3600


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Last Updated: 8/14/2017

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