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Peter Scherr

Futrovsky, Forster, & Scherr, Chartered
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Peter Scherr
Futrovsky, Forster, & Scherr, Chartered

Mr. Scherr’s practice focuses on serious personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from the negligence of others, including those claims arising out of motor vehicle and motorcycle collisions, defective products, medical and nursing home negligence, premises defects, and industrial (construction) accidents.

Mr. Scherr grew up in Bethesda, Maryland. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1989 and his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1992. While attending Washington University, Mr. Scherr served as an editor on the law review. Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Scherr clerked for the Honorable William P. Turner in the Sixth Judicial Circuit for the State of Maryland. Thereafter, Mr. Scherr entered private practice concentrating on motor vehicle collision and premises liability claims, and related litigation. After joining the predecessor firm to Futrovsky, Forster and Scherr, Chartered in 1995, Mr. Scherr’s practice expanded to include the litigation of products liability, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, police brutality, and industrial (construction) accident claims. In 1998, he was made a shareholder in the firm.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Scherr has successfully litigated hundreds of injury and death claims in the state and federal courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia, trying many to verdict.

Mr. Scherr routinely receives referrals from other attorneys, including many from attorneys against whom he has litigated cases.

Mr. Scherr is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has received Super Lawyer awards in 2007, 2020, 2021 and 2022.


District of Columbia

United States District Court for the District of Columbia


United States District Court for the District of Maryland


J.D., Washington University School of Law, 1992

B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1989


Superlawyer, Maryland, 2007, 2020, 2021, 2022

Superlawyer, District of Columbia, 2007



Mina v. Asal, 247 A.3d 260 (D.C. 2021)

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