B. Summer Niazy B. Summer Niazy

B. Summer Hughes Niazy



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.