Eden Brown Gaines
Ms. Brown Gaines draws from more than 15 years’ experience serving a diverse clientele. She is a seasoned litigator and savvy negotiator. She adopts a principled approach to providing legal representation in corporate governance and business law; government procurement; commercial and public litigation; and labor and employment law and litigation.
Ms. Brown Gaines regularly appears before federal courts nationwide at the trial and appellate levels; Washington Metropolitan area state courts at the trial and appellate level (MD, DC); and federal and state administrative forums to include the Civilian and Armed Services Boards of Contract Appeals, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Ms. Brown Gaines is experienced in the arbitration of simple and complex matters (e.g. construction, employment, labor). With both a zealous litigation approach and skilled negotiation tactics, Ms. Brown Gaines frequently brings successful resolution to client matters before a full merits trial. When settlement is not possible, Ms. Brown Gaines brings extensive legal knowledge, a detail oriented approach and a penchant for relating to people to trial, consistently pressing forward to bring her clients success.
Ms. Brown Gaines received her Bachelors of Arts in English and Philosophy from the University of Virginia. She received her Juris Doctor from the American University’s Washington College of Law. Prior to establishing Brown Gaines, LLC, Ms. Brown Gaines served as an associate at a medium-sized firm in Birmingham, Alabama; a senior associate and partner of a Washington, DC law firm; and as in-house advisory and litigation counsel to a non-profit and the Federal Aviation Administration. The breadth and diversity of Ms. Brown Gaines’ experiences easily translates to her competency and reliability as a top-notch advisor and advocate for her clients.
Ms. Brown Gaines is licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She is proficient in reading, writing and speaking Spanish. She lives in the Maryland suburbs of the District of Columbia with her husband. Together they raise two handsome and talented sons.