Associate – Civil and Criminal Litigation

Brown Goldstein & Levy LLP, a 24-lawyer litigation firm, seeks to hire an associate to work in its Baltimore office. We are trial lawyers who handle cases of every stripe, civil or criminal. A significant portion of the firm’s practice is devoted to representing plaintiffs in civil rights cases, in areas such as disability rights, housing discrimination, and police misconduct. We take on large, complex personal injury matters and commercial disputes involving large and small businesses alike. The firm also maintains a widely-respected criminal defense practice. See recent updates on the firm’s cases at:

The associate will work as part of close-knit teams on a range of matters in a variety of contexts, including state and federal court, mediations, and administrative agencies. Associates play an essential part in all aspects of our cases, including meeting with clients, handling discovery, taking and defending depositions, drafting and arguing motions, participating in mediations, conducting trials, and working on appeals. BGL prioritizes the professional development of its associates and encourages all its attorneys to be active members of the bar and in their communities.
The ideal candidate is a person with judicial clerkship and/or meaningful litigation experience, an excellent work ethic, and a commitment to public interest work. Successful candidates must also have strong analytical, writing, research, and interpersonal skills. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Brown, Goldstein & Levy is dedicated to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and supportive workplace environment. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample of no more than ten pages, and a list of references to
We will accept applications until the position is filled; prompt submission of application materials is recommended. Please write in the subject line – “Associate Application”


2020 Disability Rights Fellowship

In September 2009, Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP welcomed its first Disability Rights Fellow. We are now accepting applications for our eighth Disability Rights Fellow to begin in September 2020. The Fellowship offers a recent law school graduate or judicial clerk with a disability the opportunity to participate for a year in all phases of disability rights and other litigation at our firm in Baltimore, Maryland. Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a 24-lawyer law firm devoted principally to litigation. The firm has developed a national reputation for its high-profile, high-impact disability rights cases. Information about Brown, Goldstein & Levy, including our past and present work and fellows, is available at

Terms of the Fellowship

The term of the Fellowship is one year (with the possibility of a second year). Salary and benefits will be commensurate with the salaries paid and benefits provided to non-Fellowship attorneys of equivalent experience and qualifications. The Fellow should be a member of a state bar or be planning to obtain admittance to a state bar.

Application and Selection

Applicants must have strong academic credentials, excellent writing skills, and an interest in the work of the firm. A completed application will consist of the following:

  1. a cover letter, no longer than two pages, explaining the ways in which you meet the selection criteria;
  2. a copy of your law school transcript;
  3. a legal writing sample of no more than 15 pages;
  4. a current resume; and
  5. a list of three references, including name, relationship, and contact information.

Applications will be received on a rolling basis; the position will remain open until filled. Please submit your application by e-mail to or by mail to:
Disability Rights Fellowship Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP 120 E. Baltimore Street, Suite 1700 Baltimore, MD 21202.