In 1998, our first office was a cramped space with purple carpeting that we sublet from another lawyer. The reception area also served as the copy room and as the office of our sole employee, who acted as the receptionist, secretary, paralegal, and file-clerk. That employee is still here. We built Brown | Gould | Kiely by adhering to a simple philosophy of hiring good, smart people who share our vision of becoming one of the preeminent boutique civil litigation firms in the region. A measure of our success is the fact that virtually all of our clients are referred to us by either fellow members of the bar or former clients.
Thousands of workers in the greater Washington, D.C. and Baltimore region were exposed, through their occupations, to hazardous asbestos dust, and developed respiratory ailments.
Here is a fact: My family lost our loved one far too early because of a contracted illness. Another fact is that before our loved one left us, he asked Dan to tell his story so others wouldn’t have to suffer in vain. Dan Brown took on this tremendous responsibility and has done so admirably. Dan has been an advocate for my loved one as well as our family.
So how did he do it? The first thing that resonates with Dan is that he is experienced. What comes with that is a network of litigants, practitioners and experts that understand Dan’s methodology of presentation. Secondly, Dan maintains balance through what can be an adversarial legal process. That proves invaluable when the legal system becomes arduous. Lastly, to accomplish what we asked of Dan, he had to become a part of our family. Dan’s obligation to us required that he understand the value of my loved one’s presence in our family. In doing so, there were countless after hour phone calls, as well as impromptu out of state visits. So before we lost our patriarch, we gained a brother.
You’ll find lawyers far and wide who will claim to have subject matter expertise. That very well may or may not be the case. But if and when you need an attorney who’s production is unparalleled over an extensive period of time and who will present your viewpoint to the extent that you are advocated for, your risk of loss is reduced and you maximize the ability to be fairly heard, Dan Brown is clearly the choice for your needs.
Dan Brown’s insightful and tenacious representation was instrumental in helping our firm avoid litigation when we were caught up in a dispute between two very large organizations. Dan did a masterful job in keeping us from being named in the suit/countersuit that cost the involved parties millions of dollars in fees to no real end. We could not be happier with his representation