In the News
06/07/2018: GSW attorneys Peter Silva and Aaron Page win a resounding victory on summary judgment for three District of Columbia corrections officers in their four year fight to exercise their rights under the Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act (LOESA).
03/01/2018: In case of first impression, Peter Silva convinces Maryland Circuit Court to dismiss foreclosure complaint against borrower because the mortgage company could not prove that the allonges attached to the promissory note were original.
09/19/2017: Peter Silva speaks to the Washington Post about his client who was defrauded by a mysterious woman who alleges to be an adviser to the Trumps, among other things.
07/27/2017: Statement on the Imran Awan case.
07/26/2017: GSW stands by our client, Imran Awan, in the wake of a disturbing witch hunt targeting Mr. Awan and his family. Read Chris Gowen’s comments in Politico here, and our full statement on the matter here.
07/21/2017: GSW sues Catholic University on behalf of expelled student. Read the article here.
07/17/2017: Looking out for the tax payer and ready for a battle on behalf of an innocent client. Read more about the persecution of the inauguration day protesters and Chris Gowen’s comment in the Washington City Paper on the matter.
03/19/2016: Gowen Silva & Winograd attorneys work both sides of the political spectrum when the Constitution is violated. See attorney Aaron Page’s comments on defending the 2nd Amendment in the DC Court of Appeals
12/18/2013: Listen to Chris Gowen discuss the global enforcement process he and others have used for the betterment of the Ecuadorian people. ( Interview, Public Radio International’s ‘The World,’ “A Canadian court is allowing Ecuadorians to pursue their long-running pollution suit against Chevron,” December 18, 2013)
Chris Gowen successfully appealed a lower court ruling in a Maryland Family Law case creating new law that protects and assists single parents dealing with an out of state parent who aggressively seek to avoid child support obligations. Read the opinion here: http://www.mdcourts.gov/opinions/cosa/2015/1187s14.pdf
Chris Gowen settled a dental malpractice case in Pennsylvania for six figures on behalf of a client who received faulty implants by a general practice dentist unqualified to perform implant dentistry.
Chris Gowen had an entire prenuptial agreement set aside by the Court based upon the husband’s breach of his obligations under the prenuptial agreement. This result was one of only a handful of decisions in Pennsylvania history setting aside an entire prenuptial agreement on the basis of breach.
Peter Silva represented a group of waiters in Washington, DC from a well-known 5 Star restaurant that had their tips “skimmed” illegally by the manager. The waiters fully recouped the money owed to them and the restaurant paid their attorney fees.
Peter Silva won a trial in Fairfax, VA on behalf of a medical professional who did not receive the proper compensation for the treatment she provided her patients.
Aaron Page successfully appealed a guilty verdict to the DC Court of Appeals with the appeals court finding that the facts did not support the lower court’s guilty verdict and did not meet the required burden of proof. Read decision here.