Marc Fiedler

Marc Fiedler

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Washington, DC

Koonz McKenney Johnson DePaolis & Lightfoot, L.L.P.
 | 2001 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-659-5500
Fax: 202-785-3719
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1988
Education: Harvard Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Appellate (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)

About Marc Fiedler

Admitted: 1988, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage: http://www.koonz.com/bio-fiedler.html

Honors/Awards:

  • In recognition of leadership in promoting, protecting, and enforcing the civil rights of people with disabilities., Alfred McKenzie Award, Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs , 2002
  • In recognition of leadership in improving accessibility of courts to people with disabilities., Trailblazer Award, District of Columbia Courts, 2002
  • In recognition of outstanding performance and dedication to the cause of justice., Lawyer of the Year, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. , 1989

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., 2001

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Chair, Disability Rights Council, Equal Rights Center, Washington, D.C.
  • Member, District of Columbia Courts, Improving Court Access Advisory Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Publications:  "Fanfare for the Common Man: Admissibility of Lay Opinions in D.C.," DC Trial, Vol. XII, No. 1 (Winter 2008). "Getting to be a Habit:  D.C. Law of Habit Evidence," DC Trial, Vol. X, No. 2 (Winter 2007). "Collateral Damages: The D.C. Collateral-Source Rule," DC Trial, Vol. IX, No. 4 (Summer 2006). "Giving Credit Where Credit is Due: D.C. Law of Joint-Tortfeasor Credit," DC Trial, Vol. IX, No. 1 (Winter 2006). "Past as Prologue: Admissibility of Prior Incidents," DC Trial, Vol. VIII, No. 6 (Fall 2005). "Presumed Consent: The D.C. Motor Vehicle Safety Responsibility Act," DC Trial, Vol.VIII, No. 5 (Summer 2005).  "Victor's Spoils: Cost Recovery by the Prevailing Party," DC Trial, Vol. VIII, No. 4 (March 2005). "Crimes and Misdemeanors: Impeachment by Misconduct," DC Trial, Vol. VIII, No. 3 (Dec. 2004). "For Whom the Statute Tolls (Part II): Beyond the Discovery Rule," DC Trial, Vol. VIII, No. 2 (Sept. 2004).  "For Whom the Statute Tolls (Part I): The D.C. Discovery Rule," DC Trial, Vol. VIII, No. 1 (June 2004).        Presentations: "ADA Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities in the Courtroom," Superior Court of the District of Columbia (June 2006). "Suing the D.C. Government: Public Duty Doctrine and Immunity," Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (April 2005). "Civil Appellate Practice and Procedures: Changes to Meet the Challenges of the Twenty-First Century," Twenty-Fifth Annual Judicial Conference of the District of Columbia (June 2002). "Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Scope and Requirements," Prof. Chai Feldblum's Course on Disability Rights, Georgetown University Law Center (March 2000). "ADA Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities in the Courtroom," Third Friday Judicial Education Series for the D.C. Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia (Jan. 2000). "Real World Applications of the Public Accommodations Provisions of the ADA," Annual Convention of the President's Committee on Employment of Persons with Disabilities (Feb. 1996). "Appellate Practice," D.C. Bar, Litigation Section (Apr. 1994). "Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Enforcement Activities," Washington Council of Lawyers (March 1993). "The Americans with Disabilities Act: Theory and Application," American University, Washington Semester & World Capitals Program (March 1993). "Application of the Americans with Disabilities Act to Persons with Invisible Disabilities," National Rehabilitation Hospital Brain Injury Program, Continuing Education Workshop (March 1993). "Enforcement Provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act," District of Columbia Bar, Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section (Nov. 1992). "District of Columbia Products Liability Law: Failure to Warn," Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (Oct. 1990).

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected Reported Cases: Hedgepeth v. Whitman Walker Clinic, 22 A.3d 789 (D.C. 2011) (en banc)Schoonover v. Chavous, 974 A.2d 876 (D.C. 2009). Pannu v. Jacobson, 909 A.2d 178 (D.C. 2006). Brin v. S.E.W. Investors, 902 A.2d 784 (D.C. 2006). Hechinger Co. v. Johnson, 761 A.2d 15 (D.C. 2000). Traudt v. Potomac Elec. Power Co., 692 A.2d 1326 (D.C. 1997). Fry v. Diamond Constr., Inc., 659 A.2d 241 (D.C. 1995). Cope v. Scott, 45 F.3d 445 (D.C. Cir. 1995).  Burns v. Dir., Office of Workers' Comp. Programs, 41 F.3d 1555 (D.C. Cir. 1994). Fiedler v. Am. Multi-Cinema, Inc.,871 F. Supp. 35 (D.D.C. 1994). Williams v. Washington Hosp. Ctr., 601 A.2d 28 (D.C. 1991). Capital Hilton Hotel v. Dist. of Columbia Dep't of Employment Servs., 565 A.2d 981 (D.C. 1989). Coleman v. Parkline Corp., 844 F.2d 863 (D.C. Cir. 1988). Meiggs v. Associated Builders, Inc.¸ 545 A.2d 631 (D.C. 1988), cert. denied, 490 U.S. 1116 (1989). Bechtel Assocs. v. Sweeney, 834 F.2d 1029 (D.C. Cir. 1987). Washington Metro. Area Transit Auth. v. Dist. of Columbia Dep't of Employment Servs., 515 A.2d 740 (D.C. 1986).

Educational Background:

  • Harvard College, B.A., cum laude, 1978

Industry Groups

  • Personal Injury
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Office Location for Marc Fiedler

2001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 450
Washington, DC 20006

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Last Updated: 11/14/2018

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