Neel Lalchandani and Monica Basche discussed the future of the Greater Baltimore business community at the Baltimore Business Journal’s 2024 Economic Outlook forum.

Brown, Goldstein & Levy Partner Neel Lalchandani and Attorney Monica Basche joined the conversation on what lies ahead for Greater Baltimore business at the Baltimore Business Journal’s recent Economic Outlook 2024 event. The forum, hosted at Goucher College on Thursday, January 25, gathered local leaders to share what the Baltimore business community can do to ensure success in 2024.

Economic Outlook 2024 featured a welcome address by Kevin Anderson, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, and a keynote address by Daraius Irani,Chief Economist for the Regional Economic Studies Institute (“RESI”) at Towson University. The event also featured a panel of distinguished speakers.

Neel and Monica are both members of BGL’s high-impact commercial litigation team. BGL attorneys have specialized in commercial litigation since the firm’s inception, and we have been proud to represent businesses of all types, both regionally and across the country. We look forward to continued opportunities to engage with the business community in the Greater Baltimore region and beyond. Learn more about BGL’s commercial litigation practice here.


Neel LalchandaniNeel Lalchandani represents individuals, nonprofits, and companies in a diverse array of civil rights and commercial matters. Neel has successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in commercial matters involving breach of contract, business torts, and trade secrets. Neel was recently named to the Baltimore Business Journal’s 40 under 40 list. In addition to his commercial litigation work, Neel has successfully resolved cases involving employment discrimination and retaliation, unpaid wages, wrongful convictions and police misconduct, reasonable accommodations and disability discrimination, fair housing, and the Randolph-Sheppard Act. Learn more about Neel.


Monica Basche, AssociateMonica Basche joined Brown Goldstein & Levy in September 2019. Monica has experience with commercial litigation and business disputes, including breach of contract and business torts. She also represents clients in civil rights cases, including disability rights, housing discrimination, employment discrimination, prisoners’ rights, and the Randolph-Sheppard Act. Monica is an active member of the Bar Association of Baltimore City, for which she is currently an Elected Member. She previously served as the Bar Association of Baltimore City Young Lawyers’ Division’s Treasurer and as Co-Chair of its Public Service Committee. Learn more about Monica.

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