Steven K. Fedder

Steven K. Fedder

Steven K. Fedder, with more than 40 years of practice, is known as a trial lawyer who readily understands, interprets and clarifies complex business and financial disputes. Steve is a member of Fedder & Janofsky LLC, a litigation and employment boutique located in Maryland. He believes his communication with clients, opposing counsel, and other decision-makers is the key to developing persuasive arguments. His practice covers a wide variety of areas, including trial and appellate work, complex business litigation, franchise and dealership disputes, and partnership/corporate disputes. He is admitted to the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars. Previously he was a partner at DLA Piper and Weinberg & Green.

Currently, Steve serves as the Chair of the Board for the SEED School of Maryland. He has previously served as Chair of the Board of the Maryland Food Bank and on many other non-profit boards over the years. Steve is a proud graduate of UMBC and the University of Baltimore Law School. He is a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, the Maryland Bar Foundation, and Litigation Counsel of America, and is recognized in Best Lawyers (Tier One – Franchise Law) and Maryland Super Lawyers. He was selected in 2017 by The Daily Record as a Leadership in Law honoree.



University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D.

Representative Cases

  • Recovered $3 million in U.S. District Court for an international franchisor in a legal malpractice case against three law firms.
  • Recovered $1.8 million in a dispute in federal court for an entrepreneur who sold his business to a larger firm that reneged on honoring his earn out compensation.
  • Recovered a $1.4 million marital award in the Circuit Court of Baltimore City.
  • Defended a national fast-food restaurant chain in defense of a $30 million claim asserting violations of federal and state securities acts, state unfair and deceptive practices, state and federal franchise laws and common law torts.
  • Successfully defended Fortune 50 provider of red-light and speed camera technology in class action litigation, challenging the red-light camera programs in Baltimore City and Montgomery County, Maryland.
  • Obtained dismissal of federal claims against broker of nuclear and hazardous waste disposal services by bankrupt nuclear waste processing facility.
  • Obtained summary judgment, affirmed on appeal, in favor of national sporting goods retailer against claims of trademark infringement under the Lanham Act by local Maryland sporting goods store.

Contact Mr. Fedder

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Direct: (410) 415-0081