Jonathan Schochor

Schochor, Federico & Staton, P.A.
1211 Saint Paul St
Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 234-1000

Jonathan Schochor is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, and the American University School of Law, where he was Associate Editor-In-Chief of the Law Review. He has served as a Board Member, Secretary, Vice-President, and President of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association, and has further served as the Maryland State Delegate and Governor of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America.

"When tragedy strikes due to a possible medical mistake, I am here to provide you with the highest level of legal representation?to fight for you and prevail if it is humanly possible. Over the last 26 years, we have built a team of passionate and compassionate professionals who are dedicated to you and your case. Contact me personally to discuss what we can do for you."

Mr. Schochor has been requested to teach and lecture both nationally and locally by institutions such as the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Additionally, he has been a guest expert on a variety of radio and television programs, speaking on issues involving the law, medicine and tort reform.

Over his career, Mr. Schochor has been recognized by many legal organizations including: The Association of Trial Lawyers of America's Top 100 Lawyers; Maryland Super Lawyers; Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers; Best Lawyers in America; and Baltimore and Washington D.C.'s Best Lawyers. Additionally, he has achieved the highest rating possible by Martindale-Hubbell?a rating which recognizes the highest level of both legal ability and ethical standards, and has been selected as one of America's Most Honored Professionals, an accomplishment realized by the top five percent of American professionals. His firm has also been recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek.

Most recently, Mr. Schochor was named one of the Top 100 Litigation Lawyers in the State of Maryland by the American Society of Legal Advocates.

Mr. Schochor is a first generation American who credits a great deal of his success to the education he received at the Pennsylvania State University, where he met his wife, Joan. He has remained active at the University and serves on the Development Council for the College of Liberal Arts. Additionally, he and his wife have endowed two scholarships at the University?one for undergraduate students, and one for graduate students in the Liberal Arts. In 2006, Mr. Schochor was honored to receive the Outstanding Liberal Arts Alumni Award from the Pennsylvania State University.

Mr. Schochor supports many charitable organizations. However, two tragedies struck very close, resulting in his participation in The Rita Project, a non-profit organization devoted to assisting those who have lost a loved one to teen suicide. Additionally, Mr. Schochor is on the Board of the Life and Breath Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to finding the cure for sarcoidosis?the world's most common fibrotic lung disease.

A devoted husband, father of two grown children, and grandfather of two granddaughters, he lives with his wife in Lutherville, Maryland.

Bar Memberships

The Supreme Court of the United States
Maryland (State and Federal)
District of Columbia (City and Federal)

Appointments and Awards

Who's Who Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017
Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award 2017-2018
Baltimore Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year," Best Lawyers, 2016
Trial Lawyer of the Year, Maryland Association for Justice, 2015
Influential Marylander, The Daily Record, 2015
Top One Percent, National Association of Distinguished Counsel, 2015
Cornerstone Award, SmartCEO Magazine, 2015
Top 100 Litigation Lawyer in the State of Maryland, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2013
President, Maryland Trial Lawyers Association
Governor to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Maryland State Delegate to the Association of Trial Lawyers of America
American Board of Trial Advocates
Top 100 Lawyers, American Trial Lawyers Association
Maryland Super Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America
Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers
Strathmore's Who's Who Lifetime Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
Baltimore and Washington, D.C.'s Best Lawyers
Melvin M. Belli Society
American Judicature Society
The College of Masters, Advocates and Barristers
Who's Who in the World
Who's Who in America
Who's Who in American Law
Leaders Forum, American Association for Justice

Professional Associations

Maryland State Bar Association
Baltimore City Bar Association
American Association for Justice
Maryland Association for Justice
American Bar Association
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
American Judicature Society