Summer Hughes Niazy practices in the firm's litigation section. Her civil practice includes a variety of commercial litigation matters in areas such as complex business litigation, employment, contract disputes, and construction litigation. She also has experience defending healthcare providers in licensing actions before the various professional boards under Maryland's Department of Health.
Summer represents clients in federal and state courts, and in arbitrations, mediations, and before administrative agencies. Her geographic focus is Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Before joining Kramon & Graham, Summer clerked for the Honorable Stephanie A. Gallagher, United States Magistrate Judge.
During law school, Summer practiced as a student attorney in the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law Immigration Clinic, representing clients before the U.S. Immigration Court and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. She served as Executive Technology Editor of the Journal of Business and Technology Law. Summer was also selected as a Writing Fellow and Rose Zetzer Fellow in the Women and Leadership Program.
Before becoming a lawyer, Summer worked as a print and web editor in the publishing industry and at Harvard University.
Selected for inclusion in Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Star Edition, since 2019
Cecil Elementary School, Advisory Board, 2016 - present
Downtown Baltimore Child Care, Executive Committee Member, 2016 - present
Catholic Charities of Maryland Esperanza Center, pro bono attorney, 2015 - present
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Federal Bar Association
Maryland State Bar Association
Co-presenter, "Controlled Dangerous Substances Practices & Pitfalls," MD-DC Society for Healthcare Risk Management Annual Meeting & Educational Program, 2018
Outside the Office
Summer loves to swim and enjoys the outdoors.
Kramon & Graham, P.A. is pleased to announce that Louis Malick and Summer Hughes Niazy have joined the firm as associates.
Kramon & Graham announced today that twenty-two of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Maryland Super Lawyers list.