Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP
Andrew D. Levy (JD, 1982, University of Maryland School of Law; BA, 1977, Indiana University, Bloomington) is a partner at the Baltimore-based litigation boutique Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP, where his practice includes a wide variety of civil, criminal, and appellate matters in both state and federal courts. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America in five categories: White Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, 'Bet-the-Company' Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation, and is one of Maryland’s top 100 Super Lawyers. In 2004 he was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
His publications include Sandler & Levy, Appellate Practice for the Maryland Lawyer: State & Federal (4th ed.) (MSBA 2014), and Levy, Hornstein & Weissenberger, Maryland Evidence Courtroom Manual (LexisNexis) (updated annually).
Mr. Levy has received Professional Legal Excellence Awards from the Maryland Bar Foundation for Advancement of the Rights of the Disadvantaged (2000) and Advancement of Public Understanding of the Law (2012); the Benjamin L. Cardin Pro Bono Service Award from the University of Maryland School of Law Alumni Association; the Stanley S. Herr Advocacy Leadership Award from the Arc of Baltimore; and the Robert Dole Award from Volunteers for Medical Engineering. On the occasion of its centennial celebration In 2011, the Maryland Legal Aid Society recognized him as one of its 100 “Human Rights and Justice Champions.”
He is particularly interested in law-related civic education and for a number of years has taught constitutional law and history to school teachers at summer institutes jointly sponsored by the Maryland State Department of Education, Notre Dame of Maryland University, and the California-based Center for Civic Education. He has also taught Constitutional Law at Stevenson (formerly Villa Julie) College.
The diversity of Mr. Levy’s practice is reflected in the variety of courses he has taught as a long-time member of the School of Law’s adjunct faculty, including Evidence, Torts, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Trial Practice, Maryland Practice & Procedure, and Appellate Advocacy. Mr. Levy has been voted Outstanding Adjunct Professor of the Year three times, in two different subjects: 2007-2008 (Criminal Law), 2008-2009 (Torts), and 2009-2010 (Torts).