W. Scott Sonntag

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Columbia, MD

Law Offices of W. Scott Sonntag
 | 10211 Wincopin Circle, Suite 620
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 301-335-4949
Fax: 410-730-1615
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

W. Scott Sonntag is an attorney and the sole principal of the Law Offices of W. Scott Sonntag, P.A., in Columbia, Maryland. Mr. Sonntag represents plaintiffs in medical malpractice actions in Maryland and throughout the country. He also handles cases involving legal malpractice, products liability and professional malpractice. 

After graduating from the University of Maryland, Mr. Sonntag earned his law degree from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. Along with Maryland and the District of Columbia, he is admitted to practice before a variety of federal district courts including the U.S. District Courts for the districts of Maryland and the District Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. 

Before choosing to represent medical malpractice plaintiffs, Mr. Sonntag served as a defender on behalf of health care organizations. Now, in addition to his solo practice representing plaintiffs, he testifies on behalf of victims of medical malpractice in front of groups including the General Assembly of Maryland and The Council of the District of Columbia. 

Mr. Sonntag serves on the board of governors for the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC, and previously chaired the Maryland Defense Counsel, Inc.’s judicial selection and professional malpractice committees. He is also active in Maryland’s Attorney Grievance Commission, serving on the organization’s peer review committee. 

Drawing on his knowledge of the medical malpractice field, Mr. Sonntag lectures for various organizations. He has spoken for the Maryland State Bar Association, the Maryland Association for Justice, the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, DC, and other health care-related organizations. 

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (90%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - General (10%)

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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About Scott Sonntag

Admitted: 1981, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.scottsonntag.com/Attorney/W-S-Sonntag.shtml


  • NADN (National Association of Distinguished Neutrals)
  • Top 100 Lawyers in Maryland
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - 2016
  • Super Lawyer in Washington, DC, 2007 - 2016
  • Super Lawyer in Maryland, 2007 - 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia, 1979
  • Maryland, 1981
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Attorney Grievance Commission of Maryland, Peer Review Committee, Member
  • Maryland Association of Defense Trial Counsel, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Judicial Selections Committee, Former Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Professional Malpractice Committee, Former Chairman 
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia, Member
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Board of Governors, Member
  • Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • Anne Arundel County Bar Association, Member
  • Prince George's County Bar Association, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Speaker, Medical Malpractice Issues, The Maryland State Bar Association
  • Speaker, Medical Malpractice, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
  • Speaker, Medical Malpractice Issues, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association

Educational Background:

  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, B.S., With High Honors, in Government & Politics, 1975
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Office Location for W. Scott Sonntag

10211 Wincopin Circle
Suite 620
Columbia, MD 21044

Phone: 301-335-4949

Fax: 410-730-1615

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Last Updated: 9/27/2017

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