Baird Mandalas Brockstedt, LLC Why Choose Us?

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Baird Mandalas Brockstedt Federico & Cardea is dedicated to providing legal services at rates that reflect exceptional value to our clients. The lawyers at BMBFC practiced for years at large law firms. We now strive to deliver big-firm sophistication and experience at downstate rates. We specialize in matters that require special attention, considerable experience, and a high level of sophistication. Our focus on a core group of practice areas has allowed us to develop considerable expertise in our fields and the ability to offer our clients an intense and highly individualized focus on their matters. Because of our firm’s small size, our clients receive the direct personal attention of the attorneys having expertise with respect to the issues. We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and accessibility.

We pride ourselves on our responsiveness and accessibility. We invite you to learn more about us by contacting us today!

Our Attorneys


Kevin M. Baird

Kevin Baird is the Managing Partner of BMBFC and practices in the areas of business law, corporate law, and estate planning and administration.

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Glenn Mandalas has substantial expertise in municipal law and serves as the Solicitor for the City of Rehoboth Beach, the City of Lewes, and the Town of Henlopen Acres. He practices in the areas of administrative and government law, land use and real estate, and litigation.

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Chase Brockstedt

Chase Brockstedt is the lead partner in the firm’s injury litigation department. He has dedicated his career to representing individuals who have been injured through no fault of their own and are seeking fair compensation. Chase has substantial experience in navigating the complicated world of insurance to ensure that his client’s medical bills and lost wages are paid on time and to recover damages for pain, suffering and permanent injuries.

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Philip Federico

Phil Federico specializes in mass tort/class action lawsuits and environmental law. He has been involved in historic and groundbreaking litigation with verdicts and settlements totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Phil also has extensive experience in personal injury, sexual abuse and misconduct, and healthcare.

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James Cardea is a partner at BMBFC with over 25 years of litigation and jury trial experience. Jim is a tenacious, aggressive, and extremely effective advocate for victims of medical malpractice and has successfully served as lead counsel in hundreds of medical malpractice cases throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. Over the course of his career, Jim has obtained numerous seven-figure jury verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients.

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