Lee J. Eidelberg
Lee J. Eidelberg, a native of Long Island, New York, received his law degree in 1983 from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he served on the Moot Court Board, the University's Honor Court as a prosecutor, and authored "Wrongful Birth," University of Baltimore Law Forum, Vol. 2, 1982. A 1979 graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, he also holds a bachelor of science degree in marketing management.
Recognized by Super Lawyers 2012, Mr. Eidelberg began his legal career in public service as an Assistant State's Attorney for Baltimore County, Maryland and combined his extensive training at the National College of District Attorneys in Houston, Texas, with countless hours prosecuting misdemeanor and felony cases in Maryland’s district, juvenile and circuit courts. After holding the positions of Unit Chief for Baltimore County’s Repeat Offender, Felony Review and Arson Units, Mr. Eidelberg entered private practice and regularly defends the rights of individuals charged with traffic offenses ranging from speeding, driving suspended, revoked or uninsured, reckless driving and DUI/DWI. He also routinely appears before the state’s Office of Administrative Hearings in defense of clients facing suspension or revocation of their driver’s licenses because of excessive points or refusal to submit to breathalyzer tests for drunk driving offenses. In the state’s criminal courts, Mr. Eidelberg is also frequently engaged to defend the interests of individuals charged with assault, domestic violence, bad checks, shoplifting, theft, CDS and /illegal drug possession and other criminal offenses.
Additionally, Mr. Eidelberg concentrates his private practice on serving the needs of injury victims who have suffered serious and catastrophic personal injuries or the wrongful death of loved ones caused by medical malpractice, car and motorcycle accidents, slips and falls and other negligent acts or omissions. A long-standing member of the Baltimore County Bar Association and the medical malpractice and automobile negligence sections of the Maryland Association of Justice, Inc., Mr. Eidelberg has successfully obtained jury awards and financial compensation for injury victims in medical malpractice and other negligence claims through assertive, direct negotiations with insurance company representatives and effective presentation of cases through alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and binding arbitration. Injured workers also seek Mr. Eidelberg’s assistance for job related injuries and claims before the Maryland’s Workers’ Compensation Commission, where he litigates claims for authorization of medical treatment, lost wages, and temporary total and permanent partial disability benefits.
An avid sports enthusiast, Mr. Eidelberg also serves on the Board of Directors of the Sports Boosters of Maryland, Inc., a non profit, charitable organization, dedicated to enhancing the lives of disabled children in the Baltimore metropolitan area through fund raising and sports-related activities. He is also a member of the University of Maryland 's Colonnade Society, Alumni Association, Terrapin Club, and devotes his leisure time supporting the University of Maryland’s athletic department and serving as a volunteer head coach for youth travel baseball and basketball programs in Baltimore County.