Greg Care joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in September 2008. His practice consists of 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.
In 2013 and 2014, Greg was chosen for inclusion on the Maryland Rising Stars list. Selection to the Maryland Rising Stars is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate 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.
Prior to joining the firm, Greg served as the 2007-08 Francis D. Murnaghan, Jr. Appellate Advocacy Fellow at the Public Justice Center in Baltimore, where he sought relief for the underrepresented on a diverse array of civil rights and anti-poverty issues. He also clerked for the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr. on the Court of Appeals of Maryland.
During law school, Greg was Production Editor at the University of Baltimore Law Review and was a member of the Burton D. Wechsler First Amendment Moot Court Team that placed as 2005 Quarter Finalists. He also represented underserved populations as a Rule 16 student attorney in the University of Baltimore Civil Advocacy Clinic.
- University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2006
- Lycoming College, B.A., magna cum laude, 2003
- District of Columbia
- Won reversal of 5-day suspension without pay imposed on Maryland state employee.
- Obtained a settlement pursuant to which a surgical resident was reinstated in good standing to his position and allowed to reapply to another residency program.
- Represented and advised resident physicians and nursing students with employment or academic due process matters.
- In the Matter of Michael T. Benson – representing a local insurer on judicial review and subsequent appeal regarding its handling of an insured’s claim.
- Negotiated agreements on behalf of employees seeking to remedy workplace discrimination and other employment conflicts.
- Advanced Radiology LLC v. MIB Partnership LLP – counsel to a major radiology group in a partnership dispute.
- National Federation of the Blind v. United Air Lines, Inc. – representing, in federal district court and on appeal in the 9th Circuit, a prospective class of blind travelers seeking nonvisual access to United’s check-in kiosks.
- Blind Industries and Services of Maryland v. Route 40 Paintball – represented a group of blind individuals who, despite their experience and training, were denied the opportunity to play paintball.
- Resolved wheelchair access barriers to boarding dolphin-watching tour boats.
- Reached agreements on behalf of the National Federation of the Blind to make major websites accessible to blind users, including the websites for: eBay, Ticketmaster, Travelocity, and Monster.
- 2014 Maryland Rising Stars
- 2013 Maryland Rising Stars
- Heuisler Honor Society
- Public Justice Center, Board Member
- National Employment Lawyers Association
- Maryland State Bar Association
- Disability Rights Bar Association
- On April 24, 2014, Greg participated on a panel at the 2014 Jacobus tenBroek Disability Law Symposium with Mehgan Sidhu, General Counsel for the National Federation of the Blind, and Kenneth Shiotani, Senior Staff Attorney at the National Disability Rights Network, discussing accessibility barriers to travel with common carriers such as planes, trains, buses, and taxis, Baltimore, MD.
- On June 24, 2013, Greg was the Keynote Speaker at the 2013 Spring Meeting of the New York State Disability Services Council, “The Legal Landscape of Digital Accessibility in Higher Education,” Canandaigua, NY.
- On May 22, 2011, Greg participated on a panel with Dr. Jonathan Lazar, Professor of Computer and Information Sciences at Towson University, and Chris Danielsen, Director of Public Relations at the National Federation of the Blind, discussing web accessibility on Baltimore Talk Radio WCBM’s Insight on Disability.
- On November 11, 2010, Greg was a guest speaker on KFAI’s Disabled and Proud radio program, where he discussed web and other technology accessibility.
- Daniel Goldstein & Gregory Care, “Disability Rights and Access to the Digital World: An Advocate’s Analysis of an Emerging Field,” The Federal Lawyer, December 2012, 54-59.
- Gregory P. Care & Dan Ross, “The Practical and Legal Reasons Behind Designing for Accessibility,” UX Magazine, October 16, 2012.
- Melvin J. Sykes, C. Christopher Brown, Andrew D. Levy & Gregory P. Care, Insider’s Guide to the Maryland Appellate Courts, in Appellate Practice Compendium chp. 36 (Dana Livingston, ed., 2012).
- “Accessibility and the Law: How good UX can keep you out of court,” UX Magazine, September 7, 2010.
- “Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Long Overdue: The Evolution of a ‘Sexual Orientation-Blind’ Legal System in Maryland and the Recognition of Same-Sex Marriage,” 35 U. Balt. L. Rev. 73 (2006)