Brown, Goldstein & Levy partner Kevin Docherty has been named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers guide in the “Employment Litigation” category for 2022.
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Kevin is well-versed in handling a wide range of employment disputes. He has represented executives separating from large corporations to line workers who have been discriminated against by their employers. A large portion of Kevin’s employment practice has focused on representing workers with disabilities employed by sheltered workshops where they receive sub-minimum wages. Since 2015, Kevin, along with a team of attorneys at Brown Goldstein & Levy, has represented three individuals in Ohio who were among the first to successfully challenge their receipt of sub-minimum wages in an administrative proceeding before the United States Department of Labor.
Beyond his employment practice, Kevin represents individuals in civil rights litigation and personal injury matters. He also counsels and represents businesses and businesspeople in ownership disputes, breach of contract actions, and other commercial litigation. In addition to his civil practice, Kevin represents individuals in federal and state criminal prosecutions and investigations. He has tried cases to verdict in state and federal court and has represented clients in contested hearings before administrative agencies. Kevin has also argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Kevin has also been honored as one of Super Lawyers’ Maryland Rising Stars list each year since 2017, recognition only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Maryland earn. He was also named to the Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch list for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs for 2022 and 2021.
Kevin sits on the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and is an active member of the Maryland legal community. Kevin has served on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Homeless Persons Representation Project, Inc. since 2015 and 2019 respectively.
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