CRAIG A. BROWN

Mr. Brown was recently named by Best Lawyers in America as the Washington metropolitan area's 2019 Lawyer of the Year for claimants in the field of Workers' Compensation Law. He was honored to receive this distinction in 2017 as well. Best Lawyers in America is the oldest peer review guide to the legal profession and awards Lawyer of the Year recognition to individual attorneys with the highest overall peer feedback for a specific practice area and geographic location. Only one lawyer is recognized as the Lawyer of the Year for each specialty and location.

University of Virginia

University of Virginia

Mr. Brown began his journey toward a legal career at the University of Virginia, where undergraduate courses in American Legal History and Business Law served to heighten his interest in the legal profession.

University of Richmond

University of Richmond

While attending law school at the University of Richmond, his success in the Moot Court program and his particular fondness for Torts and Evidence coursework instilled in Mr. Brown a desire to make his living in the courtroom representing the injured and disabled.

Supreme Court of Virginia

Supreme Court of Virginia

Following law school, Mr. Brown was honored to serve a two-year clerkship with the Supreme Court of Virginia, during which he gained invaluable insights regarding Virginia's legal system. He also saw the ways in which that system sometimes placed individuals at a disadvantage against corporate interests and their armies of lawyers. Mr. Brown has dedicated his entire career to doing battle with those armies for the sake of "the little guy."

Honors

  • 20-year holder of the Martindale-Hubbell AV-Preeminent Rating, 5.0 out of 5
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed, Virginia Super Lawyers
  • Listed, District of Columbia Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America's 2017 and 2019 Washington metropolitan area Lawyer of the Year, Workers' Compensation Law (Claimants)
  • Serves by invitation on the Virginia Workers' Compensation Advisory Conference