At Ackerman Brown, we put people first. We offer services ranging from family estate planning to employment law compliance and litigation representation for mid-market businesses. Regardless of the reason, we have you covered.



Our Mission


Ackerman Brown delivers creative and effective solutions to its clients through a team approach to efficient and high quality counsel and representation, maintains active participation in the DC community, and creates a workplace in which its team members thrive and feel welcome.

About Us

Ackerman Brown PLLC, located in Washington, DC, caters to individuals and businesses in the greater Washington metropolitan area.  In addition to its leadership in the area of LGBT law, Ackerman Brown competes and practices in the areas of business and corporate law, employment and labor law, commercial transactions, contract disputes, intellectual property and real estate.

Credentialed in Legal Lean Six Sigma and similar project management methodologies, the Firm continuously looks for ways to increase value and efficiency while maintaining the high quality of its services.

Ackerman Brown is proud of its position as one of the largest LGBT-owned law firms certified by the National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.


I enjoy being an Ackerman Brown lawyer because our team isn’t afraid to accept challenges, encourages creative thinking, and treats each other with kindness and respect.
— Don Davis

What We've Achieved

  • Don Davis named among the 40 Top LGBT Lawyers Under 40 in 2015 by the National LGBT Bar Association
  • Ackerman Brown recognized among the best places to work in Washington, DC by the Washington Business Journal

Our Team


Professional. Creative. Fearless. Here at Ackerman Brown, we go against the grain.