BGL helps celebrate extraordinary career of Public Justice Center executive director and confirms dedication to justice for all

Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, managing partner Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum and partners Gregory Care, Jean Zachariasiewicz and Andy Freeman attended a ceremony honoring John Nethercut, executive director of the Public Justice Center (PJC), for his upcoming retirement. Mr. Nethercut is stepping down from the helm of PJC after nearly 20 years of leading the organization in its efforts to use legal tools to create a more just society in Maryland and beyond.

Brown, Goldstein & Levy, who co-sponsored Mr. Nethercut’s farewell celebration, has proudly supported PJC for many years. Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum and Greg Care currently sit on PJC’s Leadership Council. Jean Zachariasiewicz is a member of the Lawyers’ Alliance for the Public Justice Center, where two other BGL attorneys, Neel Lalchandani and Monica Basche, also serve.

Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, was recently recognized by PJC for the firm’s continuing involvement and financial support of the Center’s 2020-2021 Law Firm Campaign. Additionally, BGL has participated in PJC’s Litigation Partnership and hosts the PJC’s annual Justice for Breakfast, whereby PJC attorneys share updates on ongoing projects, such as legal advocacy for equitable access to education and health care.

“John Nethercut has dedicated his life to championing America’s most vulnerable individuals. Brown, Goldstein & Levy is proud to celebrate John’s extraordinary career through our continued support of the Public Justice Center, which he led with unwavering deduction and conviction,” said Sharon Krevor-Weisbaum, managing partner of BGL. “We wish John all the best in this new chapter.”

Brown, Goldstein & Levy has been recognized as Maryland’s leading private law firm for high-impact, public-interest cases for almost years – including being awarded the Pro Bono Firm of the Year by the State Bar Association. BGL attorneys have handled these challenges in the Supreme Court and most federal appellate circuits, as well as in state courts throughout Maryland and across the country. The firm’s partners and associates have also staffed pro bono legal clinics in and around Baltimore, provided pro bono counsel to civil rights organizations like the American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland and served as election poll monitors.

Founded in 1982, Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a 20-lawyer law firm based in Baltimore, Maryland, with an office in Washington, DC. The firm is nationally recognized in a wide variety of practice areas, including complex civil and commercial litigation, civil rights, health care, family law and criminal defense. Above all else, Brown, Goldstein & Levy is a client-centered law firm and has decades of experience bringing passionate, effective advocacy to your fight for justice.