Brooke Lierman joined Brown, Goldstein & Levy in September 2010. Her practice includes workers’ rights litigation, disability rights, civil litigation, and Randolph-Sheppard Act cases involving blind vendors. Brooke is also part of a team representing blind students in their quest for accessible technology at colleges and universities. Her pro bono activities involve assistance with the Homeless Persons Representation Project and representation of community associations before the Baltimore Board of Liquor License Commissioners.
Brooke was chosen for inclusion on the 2013 and 2014 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.
In 2013, Brooke was selected for Baltimore Magazine‘s “40 Under 40,” a list of 40 top young professionals with the vision and drive to make changes in the region.
Prior to joining the firm, Brooke clerked on Maryland’s federal district court for Chief Judge Deborah Chasanow, and before that for her predecessor as Chief Judge, the Honorable Benson Legg.
Before law school, Brooke worked on several local and national political campaigns, including for Paul Wellstone and Howard Dean. She also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA member at The DREAM Program in Burlington, Vermont. In the year before she attended law school, Brooke worked as Special Assistant for National Security at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C.
During law school, Brooke was President of the American Constitution Society and worked as a policy advisor to Texas State Senator Rodney Ellis. She also participated in Texas RioGrande Legal Aid’s Housing Law Clinic and interned with the Honorable William Wayne Justice on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.