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John J Sellinger

Medical malpractice Attorney at Silver Spring, MD

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 41 years
    Maryland - MD 48 years
  • Licensed for 41 years
    State DC
    Acquired 1982
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 48 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1975
    Active No misconduct found

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About John

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Practice areas
  1. Medical malpractice
    My practice is primarily medical negligence

    46 years, 1,000 cases

  2. Birth injury
    Tramatic birth injury including bracial plexus injures and brain injuries

    46 years, 250 cases

  3. Wrongful death
    have handled many wrongful death cases in 30 years

    46 years, 100 cases

John Sellinger is a medical malpractice attorney at Greenberg & Bederman LLC. He graduated from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1975.

After an initial period of general practice, he has concentrated his efforts in the area of complex civil litigation, with primary emphasis in the representation victims of medical malpractice and defective products. In the past 20 years, John has handled hundreds of medical malpractice and wrongful death cases, involving nearly every medical specialty and injury from birth trauma to dermatology.

John was the youngest President in the history of the Maryland Association For Justice (MAJ). He has also represented MAJ as its legislative representative in Annapolis.

John was one of the founders of the MAJ Political Action Committee (PAC) and has served on the Board of the PAC. He has drafted legislation in the area of litigation that has been enacted into law by the Maryland General Assembly.

John has lectured at the request of MAJ and the Montgomery County Bar Association. He is a member of the American Association of Justice, and is a member of that group's Birth Trauma Litigation Group.

Martindale Hubbell has given John Sellinger an "AV" rating – the highest rating an attorney can receive for competence and ethics.

John has been awarded Super Lawyers™ status in 2016, a very rare distinction, as only 5% of lawyers are voted in. Super Lawyers, an independent magazine adhering to a selection process that is objective and independent of any advertising or payments to nominate its candidates through an elective process that is independent and non-political. Lawyers were asked to nominate the best lawyers they've personally observed, were not allowed to nominate an internal lawyer without nominating an external lawyer, and lawyers were not allowed to vote for themselves.

John also was selected to the 2015 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate.

John resides in Rockville, Maryland, is married, and has five children.

Awards, Honors and Memberships
  • Super Lawyers™ Status (2008-2014) (only 5% of lawyers are named by Super Lawyers™)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated (5.0) AV Preeminent (For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability)
  • Former President of the Maryland Associations For Justice(MAJ)
  • Member of American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Member of the Birth Trauma Litigation Group in AAJ


Greenberg & Bederman, LLC
1111 Bonifant St
Silver Spring, MD, 20910

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AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)


  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1975


  • American Association for Justice
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  • American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group
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  • Maryland Associations For Justice
  • President
  • 2009 - 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2015
  • Top One Percent
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
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  • 2010
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  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2008
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Silver Spring Medical malpractice Lawyer John J Sellinger
John J Sellinger
Medical malpractice Attorney
Silver Spring, MD
Licensed for 48 years