Leah K. Barron
Leah K. Barron, one of the firm’s founding partners, has dedicated her legal career to protecting plaintiffs who have been harmed by corporate malfeasance. Leah currently focuses her practice on representing families who have lost a loved one due to abuse or neglect at a nursing home. She prides herself on having developed a thriving nursing home abuse practice at Brown & Barron, and she is focused on providing all the firm’s clients with top-notch legal representation, combined with an exceptional client experience.
Prior to co-founding Brown & Barron, Leah maintained a national practice and served as Team Leader for a prominent plaintiffs’ firm that litigated throughout the country.
Law School Work
During law school, Leah served as an editor for the Harvard Human Rights Journal and was actively involved in a variety of public interest work. She received a number of honors for her public interest work, including being awarded with a fellowship to pursue such work after graduation.
Memberships & Accolades
Leah is currently a member of the Maryland Association for Justice (MAJ), the American Association for Justice (AAJ), the American Bar Association (ABA), and the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA). She has served as an editor of the MAJ’s Trial Reporter magazine, is a member of the MAJ’s Legislative Leaders Circle, and she has served on the AAJ’s Law Schools Committee.
Leah is also currently an active member of the Nursing Home Section of MAJ and of the Nursing Home Litigation Section of AAJ. She has presented at various legal conferences, has been named as a Super Lawyer, and has been named by The National Trial Lawyers both as a Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer and as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer.
Prior to practicing law, Leah served as a History and Government teacher in both the Washington, D.C. and the Baltimore City public school systems. She has also served on the boards of various community associations in both Washington, D.C. and in Baltimore.
J.D., Harvard Law School
B.A., summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, Washington University in St. Louis
Top 100 Trial Lawyer
Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer
Maryland Association of Justice Legislative Leaders Circle
Maryland Association for Justice
American Association for Justice