Jason Harary joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in November 2021 with a desire to protect the rights of vulnerable individuals. He represents clients in a diverse array of civil rights issues, including disability rights, housing discrimination, employment discrimination, and the rights of people behind bars. Jason’s practice also includes appeals and criminal defense.
Before joining the firm, Jason worked as a Dunn Legal Fellow at the ACLU of Virginia. The Dunn Fellowship is awarded to exceptional recent law school graduates who are passionate about defending civil rights and civil liberties, particularly of disenfranchised communities. In this role, Jason worked on a class action case and various civil rights cases protecting the rights of incarcerated individuals. Prior to that, Jason clerked for the Honorable Michael H. Simon on the United States District Court for the District of Oregon.
Jason received his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Harvard Law School. While attending law school, he served as a student attorney for the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute, where he represented juvenile and adult clients in district court in a variety of criminal proceedings, including suppression hearings and arraignments. Jason also sat on the Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Review Editorial Board as a content editor.
During law school, Jason worked as a law clerk for the Ohio Justice and Policy Center. There, he advocated for the rights of incarcerated clients. Jason has also interned for the Office of the Colorado State Public Defender, Capital Post-Conviction Project of Louisiana, and the Maryland Office of the Public Defender.
Jason worked as a management consultant and paralegal before attending law school.
Jason Harary attends 2022 NARPA Annual Rights Conference to ensure autonomy, dignity, and choice for people with psychiatric diagnoses.
Injuring rights by denying remedies.
Neel Lalchandani received Maryland Pro Bono Resource Center’s Service Award at 2022 Block Party. BGL lends its support as a sponsor with firm attorneys in attendance.