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A founding member of Greenbelt-based firm Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, Andrew Greenwald is recognized as a leading birth trauma and obstetrical malpractice attorney.

He has represented numerous victims of medical negligence, including obstetrical, pain management, emergency room and more and recovered $1 million or more for his clients in more than 50 cases.

In his career, Greenwald s received numerous awards and honors, among them repeated citations as a Super Lawyer in both Maryland and the District of Columbia and as one of the nation’s Best Lawyers in his field.

A former co-chair of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group and the Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group of the American Association for Justice, Greenwald has worked to educate malpractice lawyers representing victims from medical negligence-related injuries. He often lectures on the subject to nationwide legal audiences at national and local trial lawyer and bar association events, and has contributed numerous articles to legal publications.

What is the most important thing you do on your job?
Help people.

What is one aspect of your profession you’d like to change?
Limitations on recoveries for those in need.

If you weren’t in this industry, what would you be doing?