Abby Graber joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in December 2015.
Abby was chosen for inclusion on the 2018 Super Lawyers’ Maryland Rising Stars list for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice and are 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, Abby clerked for the Honorable Judith Rogers on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
During law school, Abby served on the Yale Law Journal and as Managing Editor of Development on the Yale Journal of International Law. She participated in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project, and she received a Coker Fellowship to teach legal writing to first-year law students. Abby was also the recipient of the Francis Wayland Prize for her work representing Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Abby served as a Ford Foundation Summer Fellow in the Education and Employment Division of the National Women’s Law Center, where she worked on issues relating to equal pay, Title IX and sexual harassment, and pregnancy discrimination in the workplace. The Ford Foundation Law School Fellowship Program offers highly motivated and accomplished law students substantive placements with organizations that are working to improve the lives of others through legal analysis, litigation, and public policy advocacy. As an Intern in the Chambers of Justice Hanan Melcer of the Supreme Court of Israel, Abby conducted comparative legal research on the law of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.
Prior to law school, Abby taught English to Russian students in St. Petersburg, Russia; worked as an editorial assistant at a publishing company; and worked as a paralegal in a law firm specializing in whistleblower protection and fraud prosecution.
- Yale Law School, J.D., 2014
- Swarthmore College, B.A., with Highest Honors in History, Political Science, 2008
- 2018 Maryland Rising Stars