Alexis I. Gbemudu is an associate at Brown and Barron, LLC. Her practice areas include nursing home abuse and neglect, and medical malpractice. Prior to joining Brown and Barron, Alexis clerked for the Hon. Douglas R.M. Nazarian of the Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
Alexis graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, where she earned a certificate in Health Law and competed as a winning member of the school's National Trial Team. She competed and won Drexel University’s Battle of the Experts National Mock Trial Competition and the law school’s in-house Alternative Dispute Resolution Competition. She also worked in the Public Health Law Clinic where she handled cases addressing issues related to adequate housing access for students to improve their educational outcomes. Upon graduation, she received The University of Maryland Carey School of Law Litigation and Advocacy Award and the William P. Cunningham Award, given to graduating students who have been selected by faculty for exceptional achievements and service to the school.
Prior to law school, she journeyed to Jamaica, Rwanda, and the United Kingdom to work and learn about various laws and policies that shaped the healthcare system in each country and conducted research on how each country’s health infrastructure catered to the well-being of its citizens.
Alexis is admitted to practice law throughout Maryland, in both state and federal courts. She has also been admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.
Alexis is acurrently a member of the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys (ABWA), the American Association for Justice (AAJ), and the Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ).
Additionally, in 2022 Governor Hogan appointed Alexis to a three-year term as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Maryland Office of the Public Defender.