Andrew E. Greenwald

Andrew E. Greenwald

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, P.A.

Recognized since 2006

Greenbelt, Maryland

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

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As a founding member of Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, Andrew Greenwald has a reputation for being an unwavering and effective advocate who has obtained millions of dollars in recoveries for his clients. Andrew has extensive experience in representing victims of medical negligence, including:

  • Obstetrical
  • Pain Management
  • Emergency Room
  • Pediatric
  • Hospital
  • Surgical
  • Gastroenterology
  • Radiology

Andrew is widely recognized as a leading birth trauma and obstetrical malpractice attorney. Based in Maryland, Andrew has been called upon by lawyers in many other states to evaluate and litigate medical malpractice cases. He has successfully helped numerous families with loved ones suffering from the results of obstetrical malpractice—whether it is cerebral palsy, traumatic birth injuries, or birth asphyxia—seek justice. He has recovered a million dollars or more in over 50 cases.

As former co-chair of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group and the Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Andrew worked to educate malpractice lawyers who represent victims suffering from medical negligence-related injuries. He continues to serve as an educator today. Andrew is frequently asked to present to medical groups on medical negligence and has given more than 100 lectures to nationwide legal audiences at American Association for Justice meetings and to various state trial lawyer and bar associations. He has also contributed numerous articles to national legal publications and contributed to several legal instructional audiotape series.


  • 6404 Ivy Lane, Suite 400
    Greenbelt, MD 20770-1417

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, Maryland
  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Special Focus:

  • Birth Trauma
  • Brain Injury
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medical Negligence
  • Personal Injury
  • Punitive Damages
  • Wrongful Death


  • LexisNexis, AV Peer Review Rated
  • Super Lawyers, Maryland and District of Columbia, 2007–2016
  • Best Lawyers in America, medical malpractice, 2006–2016
  • LawDragon 500, Leading Plaintiff Lawyers in America, 2007
  • Washingtonian magazine, “Best of Washington,” 2004
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, lifetime member

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Medical Malpractice Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation

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