Honors

  • Andy Levy is listed in the Top 10 Maryland Super Lawyers 2018.
  • Dana McKee is listed in Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers 2018.
  • Andy FreemanDan Goldstein, Andy Levy, and Joshua Treem are listed in Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers 2018.
  • Greg CareJoe EspoAndy FreemanDan GoldsteinSharon Krevor-WeisbaumAndy LevyDana McKeeStu  Simms, and Joshua Treem have been selected to the 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers list, and Kobie Flowers has been selected to the 2018 Washington, DC Super Lawyers list.
  • Chelsea CrawfordKevin DochertyAbby GraberBrooke LiermanJessie Weber, and Jean M. Zachariasiewicz have been chosen for inclusion on the 2018 Maryland Rising Stars list.
  • Kobie Flowers was selected for Washingtonian’s 2017 Top Lawyers list in the Criminal Defense category
  • Brown, Goldstein & Levy has been ranked in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, including “Tier 1” rankings in 10 practice areas in the Baltimore metropolitan area and being ranked among the best law firms in the nation in two areas.
  • Brooke Lierman received the Legislator of the Year Award, 2017.
  • Eve Hill was honored at the 10th Anniversary of the DC Office of Disability Rights, 2017.
  • Eve Hill received the Award of Excellence from the Disability Rights Legal Center and the University of La Verne College of Law, 2017.
  • Emily Levenson received The Daily Record’s 201Leading Women Award.
  • Brooke Lierman has been selected for a 2017 Aspen Institute’s Rodel Fellowship in Public Leadership.
  • Three of Brown, Goldstein & Levy partners have been named 2018 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in their practice areas – Andy Freeman Best Lawyers 2018 Baltimore Employment Law – Individuals Lawyer of the Year; Dan Goldstein Best Lawyers 2018 Baltimore Civil Rights Law Lawyer of the Year; and Joshua Treem Best Lawyers 2018 Baltimore General Practice Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year.
  • Seven Brown, Goldstein & Levy attorneys were recognized in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America – Andy Freeman, Dan Goldstein, Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, and Joshua Treem. Andy Levy is among a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers for twenty years.
  • Jessie Weber received The Daily Record‘s 2017 VIP Award.
  • Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum received The Daily Record‘s 2017 Leadership in Law Award.
  • Dan Goldstein received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum named to The Daily Record‘s 2017 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women.
  • Andy Levy and Joshua Treem were listed in Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers 2017.
  • All Brown, Goldstein & Levy partners were selected to the 2017 Super Lawyers list – Greg Care, Joe Espo, Andy Freeman, Kobie FlowersDan GoldsteinSharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, and Joshua Treem.
  • Kevin DochertyBrooke Lierman, and Jessie Weber were chosen for inclusion on the 2017 Maryland Rising Stars list.
  • Andy Levy was named Best Lawyers 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Appellate Practice.
  • Six Brown, Goldstein & Levy attorneys were recognized in the 2017 issue of The Best Lawyers in AmericaAndy Freeman, Dan Goldstein, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, and Joshua Treem.
  • National Federation of the Blind honored Dan Goldstein with the Kenneth Jernigan Award, given to someone who has made a significant contribution to the blindness community (2016).
  • Joe Espo, Andy Freeman, Dan GoldsteinSharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, and Joshua Treem were selected to the 2016 Maryland Super Lawyers list. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers.
  • Greg Care, Brooke Lierman, and Jessie Weber were chosen for inclusion on the 2016 Maryland Rising Stars list –  – an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Maryland are named to the Rising Stars list each year.
  • Joshua Treem was named 2016 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for criminal defense: non-white-collar in the Baltimore area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • Six Brown, Goldstein & Levy attorneys were recognized in the 2016 issue of The Best Lawyers in AmericaAndy Freeman, Dan Goldstein, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, and Joshua Treem.
  • Stu Simms was selected as one of the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland’s Honorees.
  • Mosaic Community Services honored Andy Levy with Mosaic’s 2015 Visionary Award in recognition of Andy’s “faithful and relentless” advocacy on behalf of the civil liberties of individuals with mental illness.
  • Dana McKee was listed in Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers 2015.
  • Andy Levy and Dana McKee are listed in Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers 2015, for lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Maryland nomination, research, and blue ribbon review process.
  • All Brown, Goldstein & Levy partners and of counsel were selected to the 2015 Maryland Super Lawyers list – Joe Espo, Andy Freeman, Dan GoldsteinSharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, Joshua Treem, and Mel Sykes. Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers.
  • Five Brown, Goldstein & Levy associates were chosen for inclusion on the 2015 Maryland Rising Stars list – Laura Abelson, Greg Care, Trevor Coe, Brooke Lierman, and Jessie Weber – an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Maryland are named to the Rising Stars list each year.
  • Andy Levy was named Best Lawyers 2015 Baltimore Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year.”  Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • Seven Brown, Goldstein & Levy attorneys were recognized in the  2015 issue of The Best Lawyers in America –  Andy Freeman, Dan Goldstein, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, Mel Sykes, and Joshua Treem.
  • Brown, Goldstein & Levy was ranked by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the 2015 “Best Law Firms” list in 13 metropolitan categories and 5 national categories.
  • Brown, Goldstein & Levy received the Maryland Legal Services Corporation’s 2014 Herbert S. Garten Public Citizen Award for contributing significantly to the provision of legal services and access to justice to the poor.
  • Boy Scouts of America recognized Stu Simms with the 2014 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Service Award for outstanding service by an adult individual for demonstrated involvement in the development and implementation of Scouting opportunities for youth from rural or low-income urban backgrounds.
  • The Daily Record selected Brooke Lierman to receive the 2014 Leading Women award.  The Daily Record’s Leading Women awards honor 46 women who are 40 years of age or younger for the accomplishments they have made so far in their careers.
  • Andy Freeman has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in America.
  • Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum and Dana McKee are listed in Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers 2014.
  • Andy Levy and Dana McKee are listed in Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers 2014, for lawyers who received the highest point totals in the Maryland nomination, research, and blue ribbon review process.
  • Laura Abelson, Greg Care, Brooke Lierman, and Jessie Weber were chosen for inclusion on the 2014 Maryland Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Maryland are named to the Rising Stars list each year.
  • Chris Brown, Joe Espo, Andy Freeman, Dan GoldsteinSharon Krevor-Weisbaum, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, Joshua Treem, and Mel Sykes (all Brown, Goldstein & Levy partners and of counsel) were selected by their peers to the 2014 Maryland Super Lawyers.  Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers.
  • Brown, Goldstein & Levy has been ranked Tier 1 in 10 categories locally in the 2014 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.
  • Brooke Lierman was selected by Baltimore Magazine for its “40 Under 40” issue, showcasing 40 of the area’s top young professionals who are shaping the future of Baltimore.
  • Chris Brown was named Best Lawyers® 2014 Baltimore Employment Law – Individuals “Lawyer of the Year.”  Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • Andy Freeman was named Best Lawyers® 2014 Baltimore Mass Tort Litigation/Plaintiffs Class Actions “Lawyer of the Year.”  Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • Seven Brown, Goldstein & Levy attorneys were recognized in the  2014 issue of The Best Lawyers in America© – Chris Brown, Andy Freeman, Dan Goldstein, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Mel Sykes, and Joshua Treem.
  • Brooke Lierman was selected as one of the Sun Magazine’s 50 Women to Watch in 2014. The Baltimore Sun canvassed readers, sources, and leaders to determine the area’s most intriguing movers and shakers for selection of the 50 Women to Watch.
  • In 2013, all of the Brown, Goldstein & Levy partners – Chris Brown, Joe Espo, Andy Freeman, Dan Goldstein, Sharon-Krevor Weisbaum, Andy Levy, Dana McKee, Stu Simms, and Joshua Treem – were selected by their peers to the Maryland Super Lawyers.  Only five percent of the lawyers in the state are chosen for inclusion in Super Lawyers.
  • Stu Simms was selected as a 2013 NAACP Thurgood Marshall Honoree.
  • Jessie Weber was selected for The Daily Record‘s 2013 Leading Women Award.
  • Stu Simms was selected by The Daily Record for is 2013 Leadership in Law Award, which honors Maryland legal professionals whose dedication to their occupation and to their communities deserves particular recognition.
  • Greg Care and Brooke Lierman were chosen for inclusion on the 2013 Maryland Rising Stars list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Maryland are named to the Rising Stars list each year.
  • Five Brown, Goldstein & Levy attorneys were recognized in the 2013 edition of Best Lawyers in America – Chris Brown, Dan Goldstein, Andy Levy, Mel Sykes, and Andy Freeman.
  • Andy Levy was selected as the Baltimore Best Lawyers Litigation – Labor & Employment Lawyer of the Year for 2013.  Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland honored Chris Brown with the 2012 Elisabeth Gilman Award for his commitment and impact as General Counsel of the ACLU and his lifetime of legal service to civil liberties and ACLU clients.
  • In 2012, Stu Simms was awarded Baltimore Child Abuse Center’s first Founder’s Award, recognizing his efforts in co-founding the organization in 1987 and his vision, leadership, and advocacy that insured child victims of sexual abuse in Baltimore would be treated with respect, dignity, and kindness.
  • Dan Goldstein was selected for Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers.
  • In 2012, Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. awarded Chris Brown the inaugural Dickens Warfield Fair Housing Award for his years of support in successfully advancing BNI’s fair housing litigation.
  • Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP was honored with the Pacesetters Award at the 15th Annual Equal Justice Council Recognition Breakfast for the firm’s outstanding contribution and service to the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau.
  • Andy Levy was selected to receive The Daily Record‘s 2011 Leadership in Law Award, recognizing the outstanding work being done by members of the legal community throughout Maryland.
  • Mel Sykes, was selected as the Baltimore Best Lawyers Appellate Practice Lawyer of the Year for 2012; only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
  • Chris Brown, Andy Levy, Mel Sykes, Dan Goldstein, and Andy Freeman were recognized in the 2012 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Chris Brown and Andy Levy are among a distinguished group of attorneys who have been listed in Best Lawyers for ten years or longer.
  • Andy Levy was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 Best Lawyers White Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation categories. Andy has been listed in Best Lawyers since 1999.
  • Chris Brown was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 Best Lawyers First Amendment Litigation category. Chris has been listed in Best Lawyers since 1995.
  • Mel Sykes was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 Best Lawyers Appellate Practice and Trusts & Estates Litigation categories.
  • Dan Goldstein was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 Best Lawyers Civil Rights Law, Commercial Litigation, and White Collar Criminal Defense categories.
  • Andy Freeman was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2012 Best Lawyers in America Mass Tort Litigation/Plaintiffs Class Actions category.
  • Dan Goldstein and Dr. Marc Maurer, president of the National Federation of the Blind, were selected to receive the American Bar Association’s 2011 Paul G. Hearne Award for Disability Rights, an award presented each year to an individual who has made significant contributions to further the rights, dignity, and access to justice for people with disabilities.
  • Joshua Treem was listed in the Washington Post’s 2011 Baltimore & Washington D.C.’s Top Attorneys.
  • Joshua Treem was listed in Baltimore Magazine’s 2011 Top Attorneys in Maryland.
  • Dan Goldstein was selected to receive The Daily Record‘s 2010 Leadership in Law award,  recognizing the outstanding work being done by members of the legal community throughout Maryland.
  • Andy Freeman was selected for the 2010 Robert M. Bell Award for Leadership in Public Service from the University of Baltimore Students for Public Interest .
  • The Legal Aid Bureau presented Andy Freeman the 2009 Champion of Justice Award.
  • Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum received The Arc of Baltimore’s 2008 Stanley S. Herr Advocacy Leadership Award, presented to a person who demonstrates in his/her profession outstanding advocacy, scholarship, and leadership on behalf of persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum was selected for inclusion in the 2007 The Daily Record‘s Top 100 Women in Maryland.
  • Joshua Treem was presented the Maryland State Bar Association’s 2007 Lee A. Caplan Award for 20 years of providing pro bono representation of the highest caliber to ACLU clients facing criminal charges.
  • Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum received The Arc of Maryland’s 2007 Bernard A. Gould Award for Outstanding Leadership and Dedication Benefitting Persons with Developmental Disabilities and their Families.
  • Andy Freeman received The Daily Record’s 2006 Leadership in Law Award.
  • The National Law Journal listed Andy Freeman in the “Top Defense Wins of 2000.”
  • Andy Freeman was named Maryland Trial Lawyer of the Year in 2000.