Brandon Levey Associate

Brandon Levey joined Gilbert in 2019.  He represents individuals, governments, and organizations in a wide range of complex matters, including in high stakes bankruptcy and insurance recovery work.  Brandon has appeared in and argued depositions and court hearings and has been lead associate in numerous litigation and bankruptcy matters that have concluded favorably for our clients.  He has litigated a wide variety of claims, including insurance breach of contract cases, construction-related disputes, housing issues, and claims seeking insurance coverage to remediate environmental-related issues.  Prior to joining Gilbert LLP, Brandon was an associate at a prominent international law firm, working on litigation, antitrust, and sanctions matters.

Brandon also maintains an active pro bono practice, most recently assisting juvenile lifers in clemency and pardon proceedings in both Maryland and the District of Columbia and representing numerous individuals in parole proceedings before the United States Parole Commission.  He has played a leading role in securing the supervised release of at least eight individuals with lengthy sentences, most of whom were sentenced to life in prison.


  • Prosecuting claims against drug manufacturers, distributors, and retailers on behalf of state attorneys general to recover damages caused by the opioid crisis.
  • Assisting in securing compensation for individuals who endured torture at the hands of foreign governments.
  • Representing incarcerated individuals in juvenile resentencing proceedings and compassionate release proceedings in D.C. Superior Court, as well as in parole hearings before the United States Parole Commission.
  • Representing a nationally prominent contractor in litigation stemming from a large construction project.
  • Securing insurance coverage for personal injury claimants following bankruptcies and other restructurings.
  • Assisted in securing millions of dollars through settlement with insurance companies for environmental claims.


  • Harvard Law School, 2017
    • Journal on Legislation
  • University of Maryland, College Park, 2012,  magna cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims


  • DC Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017-2023 (High Honors, 2018-2023)
  • Legal Aid Society, Pro Bono Publico Award, 2018
  • Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, Associate Trustee