Janet A. Forero

Ms. Forero is a partner with the firm. Her practice is concentrated on the representation of professionals in malpractice claims, including individual health care providers, hospitals, long-term care facilities, academic medical centers, mental health providers and dentists. Ms. Forero is responsible for all phases of case management and preparation, and she regularly appears before the Maryland Health Care Alternative Dispute Resolution Office, the Circuit Courts of Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland and the Superior Court of Washington, D.C. Ms. Forero is also responsible for all phases of appellate practice, including brief preparation and oral argument. She has argued before Maryland’s intermediate appellate court, the Court of Special Appeals, and Maryland’s highest appellate court, the Court of Appeals.

As part of her practice, Ms. Forero is frequently called upon to provide representation to individual health care providers before the various medical licensing boards of the State of Maryland. She has appeared before the Maryland Board of Physicians Quality Assurance, the Maryland Nursing Board, the Maryland Board of Social Worker Examiners, and the Maryland Board of Psychologists.

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Professional Experience

  • Of Counsel – Goodell DeVries (2006 - Present)
  • Of Counsel – Eccleston & Wolf, P.C. (1996 - 2006)
  • Partner – Weinberg & Green (1994 - 1996)
  • Associate – Weinberg & Green (1990 - 1994)
  • Associate – Jordan, Coyne & Savits (1989 - 1990)
  • Appellate Law Clerk – The Honorable William W. Wenner, Court of Special Appeals of Maryland (1988 - 1989)
  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City

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Representative Matters

  • Hepburn v. Athelas Institute, Inc., et al., 324 F. Supp. 2d 752 (D. Md. 2004)
  • Supik v. Bodie, Nagle, Dolina, Smith & Hobbs, P.A., et al., 834 A.2d 170 (Md. App. 2003)
  • Susanne E. Cooper v. Josef F. Bikle, 640 A.2d 1120 (Md. 1994)

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Publications and Seminars

  • Adjunct Professor, Anne Arundel Community College
  • Civil Procedure (2002, 2003)
  • Torts (2003)

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