Kevin Docherty joined Brown Goldstein & Levy in September 2013. He represents clients in a wide variety of civil and criminal matters in both federal and state courts. Kevin’s civil practice includes employment, personal injury, custody and child support, and disability rights litigation. Kevin also represents businesses in complex commercial matters, including cases involving RICO and ERISA, and regulatory disputes with government agencies.
Kevin was chosen for inclusion on the 2017 Super Lawyers’ Maryland Rising Stars list. Selection to the Maryland Rising Stars is an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Maryland are named to the Rising Stars list each year.
Prior to joining the firm as an associate, Kevin clerked for the Honorable William M. Nickerson on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
During law school, Kevin worked as a paralegal at Brown, Goldstein & Levy and was involved with the firm’s representation of clients in employment, products liability, health care, and disability rights cases. Kevin also interned at the Community Law Center, where he assisted with CLC’s representation of community organizations in Baltimore City.
Before attending law school, Kevin taught middle school social studies in the Baltimore City Public Schools.
- University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2012
- Eastern Mennonite University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2005
- Seneca Re-Ad Industries, Inc. v. Hugler and Steward, Felton and Magers v. Seneca Re-Ad Industries, Inc. – Represents three individuals employed at a sheltered workshop in Seneca County, Ohio who were among the first to successfully challenge their receipt of subminimum wages in an administrative proceeding under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and who are currently seeking additional relief under the FLSA and Ohio law.
- Michael A. Denoewer v. UCO Industries Inc. and Honda of America Manufacturing Inc. – Represents an individual who was employed at a sheltered workshop outside of Columbus, Ohio in lawsuit brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Ohio law against his former employer for disability discrimination and against a major automotive maker for aiding and abetting the employer’s discrimination.
- Maryland Rising Stars, 2017-2018
- Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter, Officer, Young Lawyers Rep
- October 2, 2018, The Daily Record, “Unable to Root for the Home Team – Orioles, Md. Stadium Authority Sued Over Wheelchair Accessibility at Camden Yards.”
- October 2, 2018, ESPN, “Wheelchair Users Sue Orioles Over Accessibility.”
- October 1, 2018, Baltimore Brew, “Wheelchair Users Sue the Orioles, Saying Camden Yards Violates the ADA.”
- December 21, 2017, The Daily Record, “Brown, Goldstein & Levy Involved in Unique Ohio Discrimination Case.”
- December 15, 2017, The Columbus Dispatch, “Marysville Man with Disabilities Sues U-CO Industries, Honda Alleging Discrimination.”
- January 9, 2014, The Washington Post, “Brown lawyers say his inclusion in a fundraising lawsuit was a ‘publicity stunt,’” Andy Levy and Kevin Docherty represented Linda Lamone, State Administrator, Maryland State Board of Elections, in a lawsuit over guidance issued by the State Board of Elections regarding fundraising during Maryland’s General Assembly session.