Smith, Gildea & Schmidt Associate Sarah Zadrozny Named Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine


Sarah Zadrozny

Smith, Gildea & Schmidt, LLC (SGS), a regional law firm based in Towson, is pleased to announce that Sarah Zadrozny has been named a Rising Star in the Plaintiff’s Civil Litigation field of law for 2018 by Super Lawyers magazine.

Super Lawyers magazine is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Rising Stars must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. The objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

Zadrozny joined Smith, Gildea & Schmidt as a law clerk in May 2013. She left to become a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Paul J. Hanley in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County and later returned to SGS to practice in complex civil litigation, including business litigation, contract litigation, real estate litigation and personal injury.

“We’re ecstatic that Sarah has been named a Rising Star for 2018,” said David Gildea, Founder and Managing Partner of SGS. “She has shown time and time again her dedication to the profession and skills in navigating litigation in every form.”

Zadrozny is a graduate from Loyola College in Maryland and the University of Baltimore School of Law. She has previously interned with the Honorable Robert B. Kershaw in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City, the Honorable Kathleen G. Cox in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County, and at the State’s Attorney’s Office for Baltimore City. She is a member of the Baltimore County Bar Association, Baltimore County Chapter of the Women’s Bar Association, and the Maryland State Bar Association.

About Smith, Gildea & Schmidt:

Smith, Gildea & Schmidt is a regional law firm with 13 lawyers whose practice areas include complex civil litigation, class action, land use, business law, estates and trusts, governmental affairs, and domestic relations, among others. The firm’s clients range from multinational corporations to individuals with particular legal needs. The land use attorneys have an active practice that encompasses most of the jurisdictions in the state of Maryland. The complex civil litigation section has vast courtroom experience in both the federal and state courts. For more information, go to

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