October 12, 2021
Kramon & Graham, a leading law firm providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services, is pleased to announce that B. Summer Hughes Niazy and Justin A. Redd, both trial attorneys, have been named principals of the firm.
Summer Hughes Niazy advises clients in complex civil and business litigation matters, including contract disputes, employment matters, class action defense, and construction litigation. She represents national homebuilders and developers in litigation involving construction, contract, and real estate disputes and defends healthcare providers in disciplinary actions before Maryland’s professional boards, particularly in matters involving Maryland administrative law.
Hughes Niazy is active in the Baltimore community. She serves as a pro bono attorney at the Catholic Charities of Maryland Esperanza Center and sits on the Advisory Board of Cecil Elementary School and the Executive Committee of Downtown Baltimore Child Care. She is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association.
She is recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch and Maryland Super Lawyers legal ranking guides.
Justin A. Redd, also a member of Kramon & Graham’s litigation practice, has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a range of high-stakes complex cases at both the trial and appellate level. His experience includes litigating cases involving breach of contract, business torts, fraud, trade secrets, patents, and employment issues. He also counsels individuals and corporations under investigation by government authorities, and defends clients accused of serious crimes. He works on some of the firm’s most high-profile matters, including a recent religious housing discrimination lawsuit the firm brought against Harford County, its County Executive, other County officials, and two Maryland state legislators which resulted in a $4.95 million settlement payment and allowed the firm’s client to complete the disputed community. Redd maintains an active pro bono practice and is a leader of the firm’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee. He serves on the Boards of Directors for The Fund for Educational Excellence and the Community Law Center, and on the Advisory Committee to the Board of Chesapeake Bay Outward Bound School.
Active within the legal community, Redd is a member of the American, Federal, and Maryland State bar associations, the Bar Association of Baltimore City, and DRI. He is recognized in legal ranking guides including, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch and Maryland Super Lawyers.
Source: Kramon & Graham