Our team of dedicated, forward-thinking lawyers enjoys getting to know clients and their challenges. By building partnerships with clients, we work  with each other to solve problems and position businesses for success.



Glen Ackerman

Managing Partner

  • J.D., 1998, Capital University Law School
  • Licensed in District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio
  • Practice areas:  Corporate & Business Counseling, Criminal, Family, LGBT, Real Estate
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Point Foundation and Chair of the Internship Committee, a national organization that empowers promising lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential.
  • Member of the Advisory Committee of the Mayor's Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Affairs.
  • Past President and member of the Board of Directors of the LGBT Bar Association of the District of Columbia, an affiliate of the National LGBT Bar Association.
  • Former Board Member of the Mautner Project, a national organization dedication to improving the health of lesbians and other women who partner with women.

Chris Brown


  • J.D., 1990, South Texas College of Law
  • Licensed in District of Columbia, Virginia, Maryland, New York and Texas
  • Practice areas include Business Litigation, Construction, Corporate & Business Counseling, Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy, Employment, LGBT, Litigation and Real Estate
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated, Rising Star and Super Lawyer
  • Actively involved in the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC)

Megan Schaeffer

Trusts & Estates Associate

  • J.D., 2008, DePaul University School of Law
  • Licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia
  • Practice areas include Trusts & Estates and LGBT