Over $1 Billion Recovered

$205

Million

Environmental Settlement

$123

Million

Physician
Misconduct

$23

Million

Nursing Home Negligence

$14.9

Million

Medical Malpractice Settlement

About Us

The attorneys at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea, LLC are dedicated to providing the highest quality representation to our clients.

For decades, our lawyers have been leaders in the field of medical malpractice litigation, and are responsible for some of the largest settlements and verdicts in the region.

Our attorneys have also led in some of the largest and most complex mass tort and class action cases in the country, securing settlements in the hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of our clients.

What makes our law firm different is our extensive trial experience; our willingness to take case to trial if necessary; the sophistication of our legal team; our long-standing relationships in the medical malpractice community which we are able to leverage for our clients; and the personal care and attention we give to each matter.

When you retain the lawyers at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea, LLC, you are retaining a sophisticated, experienced, and well-resourced team of attorneys who are dedicated to achieving justice for you.  If you or a loved one requires representation in a potential medical malpractice case, a mass tort, or a class action, please reach out to our team to speak with one of our professionals.

Medical Malpractice

wrongful death
ER Negligence
Misdiagnosis
birth injury

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Why Choose BMBFC

Our lawyers have extensive trial experience, and unlike many of our competitors, are ready, willing and able to try cases when and if necessary.
We have long standing relationships in the medical malpractice community which we are able to leverage for the benefit of our clients.
Our lawyers have experience leading high stakes, complex cases of national significance, ensuring that we have the sophistication, resources and experience to take on the most sophisticated cases, against even the largest corporate defendants.
We value and prioritize communication with our clients, and ensure that every client receives the personal attention and care that they deserve. 
The exceptional work of our lawyers has been recognized by regional and national publications including Super Lawyers, the National Law Journal, Law360, Lawdragon and many others.

Meet Our Team

James D. Cardea

Partner

James Cardea is a partner at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea with over 25 years of litigation and jury trial experience. He has been consistently recognized as one of Maryland’s top medical malpractice attorneys by multiple organizations...

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Philip C. Federico

Partner

Phil Federico is a partner at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea where he helps lead the Mass Tort / Class Action and Environmental Law practices, transitioning into these areas after beginning his career as a medical malpractice litigator...

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Brent Ceryes

Partner

Brent Ceryes is a partner at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea and has experience in environmental law personal injury, sexual abuse and misconduct, and healthcare litigation...

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Tara Clary

Partner

Tara Clary is a partner at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea with over 25 years of litigation experience handling all facets of the most complex medical malpractice matters, from investigation through discovery and trial...

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A. Wray Fitch, IV

Partner

A. Wray Fitch, IV is a partner at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea who concentrates his practice on representing individuals injured as a result of medical malpractice. Wray earned his undergraduate degree in psychology in 2006 from Miami University, and his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in 2011, with high honors...

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Chase T. Brockstedt

Partner

Chase Brockstedt is the lead partner in the firm’s injury litigation department. He has dedicated his career to representing individuals who have been injured through no fault of their own and are seeking fair compensation....

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Matthew P. Legg

Attorney

Matthew Legg assists in representing clients in a variety of mass tort and class action matters. He is currently involved in cases regarding individuals exposed to potential bloodborne pathogens in an ambulatory surgery center...

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Catherine M. Cramer

Attorney

Catherine is an experienced and accomplished litigator with a passion for helping others. Catherine is part of the firm’s Mass Tort & Environmental Litigation team and has assisted clients in class action litigation...

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Brian V. Demott

Attorney

Brian V. DeMott was born in Seaford, Delaware in 1989. He graduated from high school in 2007 and went on to attend the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He graduated from Mary Washington in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science...

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Thomas P. Barnett, Jr.

Attorney

Thomas Barnett is an associate in the Business Law and Litigation departments. He represents businesses at all stages to achieve favorable outcomes whether it is formation, litigation, restructuring, or dissolution...

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