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schochor-jonJonathan Schochor

Senior Managing Partner
Schochor, Federico & Staton P.A.

As a renowned medical malpractice lawyer, Jonathan Schochor has been fighting for patients’ rights for more than 45 years.

A graduate of Pennsylvania State University, he earned a Juris Doctor from the American University School of Law where he served as associate editor-in-chief of the Law Review. He began his legal career as an associate with McKenna, Wilkinson & Kittner and later moved to Ellin & Baker for a decade. He was named a partner at Schochor, Federico & Staton P.A. in 1984. Today, he serves as a senior managing partner and under his leadership, the firm has recovered more than $1 billion on behalf of their clients.

One of his most well-known cases was a class action case against Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Nikita Levy, who worked as a gynecologist for a Hopkins’ clinic in East Baltimore for more than two decades, was found guilty of secretly videotaping and photographing his patients. Schochor settled the case for $190 million with settlement payments mailed out to thousands of victims in 2017. The case became the largest, single perpetrator, sexual abuse settlement in United States history.

A member of the advisory board for MedStar Institute of Quality and Safety, Schochor is also a respected lecturer speaking locally and nationally to professional groups. He has also testified multiple times before the Maryland General Assembly on legal issues involving tort reform and medical malpractice.

Today, he serves as a senior managing partner and under his leadership, the firm has recovered more than $1 billion on behalf of its clients.

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