Mr. Bright was an associate for a number of years with the Washington, D.C. office of a large New York-based firm, before moving his practice to a "small firm" setting that has allowed him to handle a diverse variety of interesting and demanding trial and appellate matters.
Mr. Bright focuses his practice in the area of civil litigation, both trial and appellate. He has represented individuals and businesses in both state and federal trial courts, and has handled appeals in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, Maryland Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Bright has been counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving a variety of issues and claims, including civil rights, communications law, personal injury (automobile tort, premises liability, product liability, and intentional torts), business torts, partnership and other business entity disputes, construction claims, real estate and other contract claims, administrative law, condominium and homeowner’s association law, and employment-related claims.
Mr. Bright’s clients have included real estate developers, insurers, business entities and partnerships, the Town of Ocean City and the Worcester County government, condominium associations, construction companies, property owners, and injured individuals.
District of Columbia
United States Court of Appeals (4th Circuit and 8th Circuit)
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
University of Delaware (1988)
Widener University School of Law (Cum Laude 1994)
Professional Associations & Memberships
Maryland State Bar Association
American Association for Justice (formerly known as Association of Trial Lawyers of America)
Honors and Awards
Dean's List (Widener University)
Moe Levine Trial Advocacy Honor Society
Phi Delta Phi
Phi Kappa Phi
Marquis Who's Who in America (2008)