Anisha Queen joined Brown Goldstein & Levy in January 2019. Since joining the firm, she has represented clients in a wide array of civil matters. She has experience representing clients in cases involving employment law, housing discrimination, disability rights, civil rights, wrongful convictions, Title IX, and contract disputes. She has also represented clients in criminal matters, including those involving second-degree assault, weapons possession, and wire fraud.
Prior to joining the firm, Anisha clerked for the Honorable Tanya S. Chutkan on the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Prior to her clerkship, Anisha worked as an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, where she represented clients in a wide array of criminal and civil matters, including contract disputes, cases involving antitrust violations, cases involving the False Claims Act, and cases involving state criminal charges.
During law school, Anisha interned at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Gebhardt & Associates, LLP, a plaintiff-side employment discrimination law firm. She also served as the managing editor of the Harvard Journal on Racial and Ethnic Justice and as a research assistant for the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice, an institute dedicated to addressing racial inequalities in the United States.
Estate of Malcolm Bryant v. Baltimore Police Department – Obtained an $8 million settlement for the family of a man who was wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for nearly 18 years for a murder he did not commit as a result of misconduct by a detective and forensic analyst within the Baltimore Police Department. Mr. Bryant was exonerated in 2016 after a court-ordered DNA test proved his innocence (2022).
Part of team that obtained a favorable settlement in representation of client, an organization that serves individuals with physical, intellectual, and other developmental disabilities in community-based settings, in a Fair Housing Act case against a Maryland property management company.
Obtained dismissal of rent complaint filed against our client, a provider of mental health services in Maryland.
Part of team that obtained a favorable settlement in representation of the National Federation of the Blind, the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc., and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Inc. in Administrative Procedure Act case against the United States Department of Education, Betsy Devos, and Kenneth L. Marcus.
Obtained dismissal for client charged with second degree assault.
Part of team that obtained a favorable 6-figure settlement on behalf of client in an employment contract dispute.
- The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for Litigation – Labor and Employment, 2023
- Super Lawyers‘ Maryland Rising Stars, 2021-2022
Anisha Queen, Andrew Freeman, and Lauren Kelleher obtain rare win on motion for reconsideration, reinstatement of Americans with Disabilities Act wrongful discharge claim.
A class action lawsuit against NASA for racial discrimination has been certified by an EEOC judge – enabling long-overdue justice for more than 2,000 Black and Asian American employees.
Anisha Queen recognized as “One to Watch” in 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America, named in “Litigation – Labor and Employment” category.