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Gowen Group Litigates Precedent-Setting Civil Rights Case On Behalf Of Retired Department of Corrections Officers

Civil rights attorneys from the Gowen Group filed a major brief last week in a lawsuit on behalf of retired D.C. Department of Corrections (DOC) Officers claiming that the District of Columbia is unlawfully interfering with the Officers’ rights under a federal law designed to protect them in their retirement.  The federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety […]

Supreme Court issues twin rulings that are out of touch with the workplace

On June 24, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down two employer-friendly decisions that will make it more difficult for plaintiffs to prevail in discrimination suits based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. These decisions will significantly and seriously effect an employee’s […]

Chris Gowen wins 2013 Award from American University

Gowen Group partner Chris Gowen won the 2013 Outstanding Teaching in an Adjunct Appointment Award from American University. An adjunct professor for the University’s Washington College of Law for the past few years, Chris was recognized for his accomplishment at the school-wide  Faculty Recognition Dinner on April 21, 2013. He teaches legal ethics and law practice management […]

Gowen Group Helps Concerned Brentwood Citizens Hold Their Town More Accountable

While most people associate lawyers with being inside courtrooms, there are many ways for lawyers to advocate for people outside of the traditional legal setting. The Gowen Group assisted a group of concerned citizens from Brentwood, MD to look into possible ethical improprieties among the members of the Town Council. Gowen Group Partner, Chris Gowen, himself […]

Is Time on Your Side?

When you are purchasing your dream car, a new stereo sound system, or a diamond ring, you need to make sure you are protected with your significant acquisition if something goes awry. This need is especially important if your purchase does not include a warranty on the item, as you may need to be aware of how […]

Gowen Group Files Lawsuit For Concerned Residents Regarding Unethical Actions by Town of Brentwood, MD

A recent article from a local Maryland newspaper, The Gazette, highlighted a lawsuit brought by The Gowen Group against the Town of Brentwood, Maryland and a former Brentwood councilwoman. The lawsuit was brought by citizens of the town who noticed that elected officials awarded $27,000 through a grant from Prince George’s County to a former […]