Peter L. Scherr

Top rated personal injury attorney in Rockville, Maryland

Futrovsky, Forster & Scherr, Chartered
Peter L. Scherr
Futrovsky, Forster & Scherr, Chartered

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice, Workers' compensation; view more

Licensed in Maryland since: 1992

Education: Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007, 2020 - 2023
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Futrovsky, Forster & Scherr, Chartered

1101 Wootton Pkwy
Suite 550
Rockville, MD 20850 Visit website


Peter L. Scherr is a renowned personal injury attorney and shareholder of Futrovsky, Forster and Scherr, Chartered in Rockville, Maryland. For three decades, Mr. Scherr has offered top-tier services for victims of motor vehicle collisions, premises (slip / trip and fall) accidents, nursing home negligence and abuse, industrial (construction) accidents, wrongful death, police brutality and medical malpractice.

Having litigated catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C., Mr. Scherr understands that losing a loved one can be devastating, especially when the victim's death could have been avoided. He makes sure that the negligent parties – large corporations, government and health care providers – are held accountable for their actions, and his clients get compensated for paying the ultimate price.

After completing his B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1989, Mr. Scherr received his J.D. in 1992 from Washington University School of Law, where he was an editor of its law journal. He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable William P. Turner at the Maryland Sixth Judicial Circuit Court. He is licensed to practice in the state and federal courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Considered among the most qualified trial attorneys, Mr. Scherr was selected for inclusion in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers list by The National Trial Lawyers, a prestigious, invitation-only organization. Recognizing his preeminent legal ability and high standard of professional ethics, he was rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell. More importantly, Mr. Scherr is recognized by his peers as he receives many referrals from his fellow and opposing attorneys.

*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

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Workers' compensation: claimant

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Wrongful death, Premises liability - plaintiff, Medical malpractice

  • 50% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 30% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 20% Workers' compensation: claimant

First Admitted: 1992, Maryland

Professional Webpage:

  • Mina v. Asal, 247 A.3d 260 (D.C. 2021)
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer, District of Columbia, 2007
  • Super Lawyer, Maryland, 2007, 2020, 2021, 2022
Educational Background:
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 1989
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Maryland Bar, 1992
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1992

Office location for Peter L. Scherr

1101 Wootton Pkwy
Suite 550
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301-750-9812


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007, 2020 - 2023

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