Marco Mercaldo

Partner Email: E-mail Me Marco Mercaldo was born in Tucson, Arizona and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1994 from the University of Arizona and his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1998. He was admitted to the California Bar and United States District Court, Southern District of California in 1998, and the Arizona State Bar in 2001 and US District of Arizona in 2004. Mr. Mercaldo is currently licensed to practice law throughout California and Arizona.
In 2013, Mr. Mercaldo was named by California’s Super Lawyers(c) as one of the top attorneys in San Diego, California. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are named by Super Lawyers. Mr. Mercaldo was also honored as a “Top Lawyer” in San Diego by San Diego Magazine. Mr. Mercaldo is also named a Super Lawyer in Southwest Super Lawyer Magazine. Mr. Mercaldo has been rated “A-V” by Martindale Hubbell every year since 2009. The “A-V” rating is Martindale Hubbell’s highest possible rating and is based on independent evaluations by judges and lawyers in the legal community.

Mr. Mercaldo’s practice areas include: Catastrophic Loss, wrongful death, medical malpractice, Personal Injury, Product Liability, and Trucking/Transportation Law.

Areas of Practice
      60% Plaintiff Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
      30% Plaintiff Medical Malpractice
      10% Plaintiff Product Liability
      Machinery & Tools
      Medical Products & Devices
      Dental Malpractice
Litigation Percentage
    100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions
      California, 1998
      Arizona, 2001
      U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2004
      U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2005
      U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 2007
    U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1998
Education University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    Major: English
Honors and Awards
      Martindale Hubbell AV Rating, 2009 – Present
      San Diego Superlawyers, 2013
      San Diego Top Attorney by San Diego Magazine, 2013
      Southwest Superlawyers, 2015 – Present
      The National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2014 – Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
      Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
      San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present
    Pima County Bar Association, Member, 2013 – Present
Past Employment Positions
      Ryan Mercaldo LLP, Partner, 2004 – 2013
    Wingert Grebing LLP, Partner & Associate (Made Partner in 2003), 1998 – 2004