Our Team

Laura Abelson

Laura Abelson

Civil rights, criminal defense, civil litigation, employment law, appeals, and administrative proceedings related to special education, denial of public benefits, and defense of professional licenses. Chosen for inclusion on the 2014 Maryland Rising Stars list.

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Chris Brown, Retired

Chris Brown, Retired

Founding Partner (Retired) - Argued three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; represents large classes of workers who have not been properly paid overtime. Named the Best Lawyers® 2014 Baltimore “Lawyer of the Year” for Employment Law–Individuals.

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Greg Care

Greg Care

A diverse array of civil litigation and appeals, including employment matters, personal torts, business disputes, and disability rights cases representing persons with disabilities facing barriers to physical accessibility and access to technology. Chosen for inclusion on the 2013 and 2014 Maryland Rising Stars lists.

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Trevor Coe

Trevor Coe

Disability rights litigation, including securing appropriate accommodations in high-stakes tests; business litigation, Randolph-Sheppard Act advocacy, and employee non-competition agreements.

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Kevin Docherty

Kevin Docherty

Joined Brown Goldstein & Levy in September 2013. Prior to joining the firm, clerked for the Honorable William M. Nickerson on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

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Joe Espo

Joe Espo

Represents individuals who have suffered serious personal injuries; individuals with disabilities in asserting their rights, including successfully representing deaf sports fans in their case against the Washington Redskins' FedEx Field to gain equal access to all aural content.

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Andy Freeman

Andy Freeman

Experienced trial lawyer who has won numerous verdicts, judgments, and settlements of millions and tens of millions of dollars by mastering the relevant law and getting to know his clients, their problems, and the evidence in their cases. Best Lawyers® 2014 Baltimore Mass Tort Litigation/Plaintiffs Class Actions "Lawyer of the Year."

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Dan Goldstein

Dan Goldstein

Complex commercial matters, high-impact public interest litigation and disability rights, personal injury, and white collar criminal defense; recipient of the ABA's Paul G. Hearne Award for Disability Rights for furthering the rights of people with disabilities; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

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Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum

Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum

Represents individuals with disabilities; advocate for special education for children; represents non-profit / for-profit entities that provide services to individuals with disabilities and the elderly; defends health care providers in licensure and regulatory compliance actions. Listed in Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers 2014.

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Emily Levenson

Emily Levenson

Represents clients in criminal matters in federal and state courts as well as in civil cases involving disability rights, education, and business litigation; mediation; and advocating for special education services for children in administrative proceedings.

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Andy Levy

Andy Levy

Malpractice and personal injury, as well as commercial litigation; represents senior executives in employment-related matters and professionals in administrative licensure proceedings; diverse criminal defense practice; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; Best Lawyers® 2013 Baltimore Litigation–Labor & Employment "Lawyer of the Year;" listed in Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers 2014.

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Brooke Lierman

Brooke Lierman

Workers' rights litigation, disability rights, civil litigation, Randolph-Sheppard Act cases, technology accessibility at colleges and universities; pro bono activities with the Homeless Persons Representation Project; worked on several local and national political campaigns. Chosen for inclusion on the 2014 Maryland Rising Stars list.

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Dana McKee

Dana McKee

Handles all aspects of family law, including divorces, separation agreements, custody and child support disputes, and prenuptial agreements; trained as a collaborative family law attorney; handles a variety of complex commercial and personal injury litigation matters. Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014 in the field of Family Law; listed in Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers 2014 and listed in Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers 2014.

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Matthias Niska

Matthias Niska

Externed with the Honorable Tanya M. Bransford on the Hennepin County District Court, was a law clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota, elected to the Order of the Coif and was one of two members of his law school class to receive the 2012 American Law Institute-American Bar Association Scholarship & Leadership Award.

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Stu Simms

Stu Simms

Nearly 20 years' experience as a trial lawyer and respected prosecutor; more than a decade heading large government agencies; twice elected by the citizens of Baltimore as the city's chief prosecutor.

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Mel Sykes

Mel Sykes

Breadth of experience in the practice of law is unparalleled; argued over 200 cases in the Maryland appellate courts; named Best Lawyers® 2012 Baltimore Appellate Practice "Lawyer of the Year" and Best Lawyers® 2014 Baltimore Trusts & Estate Litigation "Lawyer of the Year;" Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; played a critical role in shaping Maryland law.

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Joshua Treem

Joshua Treem

Represents individuals, including public officials, lobbyists, and high-level state administrators, as well as businesses, in state and federal criminal investigations and grand jury proceedings; clients accused by the government of fraud involving the Small Business Administration, the U. S. FDA, and Medicare and Medicaid; and cases involving controlled substances and related issues, including forfeitures.

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Brett Watson

Brett Watson

Joined Brown Goldstein & Levy as a Disability Rights Fellow in September 2013. During law school, he interned for the Honorable Norman H. Stahl, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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Jessie Weber

Jessie Weber

Disability rights, civil rights, LGBT rights, employment law, civil litigation, and appeals. Chosen for inclusion on the 2014 Maryland Rising Stars list. Selected for The Daily Record's 2013 Leading Women Award.

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