Skip to main content
Brian David Lyman

Brian David Lyman

Practice areas:

Litigation, Contracts & Agreements, Administrative Law, Construction & Development, Debt Collection, Business, Appeals

How would you rate this lawyer?

If you’re a current or former client, share your thoughts (anonymously, if you prefer). Would you recommend this lawyer to other clients?

Review Brian Lyman

About Me



H.S. Diploma, Calvert Hall College High School, 1996

B. A. Cum Laude, History and Philosophy double major, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, 2000

J.D. The George Washington University Law School, 2003





Maryland State Bar Association

Anne Arundel County Bar Association



Commodore, Round Bay Sailing Association

Frm. Treasurer, Round Bay Sailing Association

Mid-Atlantic Fleet Captain, Johnson 18 Class Association

Member, U.S. Naval Academy golf Association, 


Mr. Lyman started at the firm as a law clerk in 2000, and joined the practice in 2003 upon his admission to the Maryland Bar. He has experience trying numerous cases in the District and Circuit Courts of Maryland and has argued and briefed many cases before the Court of Special Appeals.  Mr. Lyman was admitted to the United States District Court for Maryland in 2004, and was admitted Pro Hac Vice to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago for a complex litigation involving trade secrets and intellectual property. In 2011 Mr Lyman was admited to practice in the District of Columbia.  He is an avid golfer and sailor and resides near Annapolis with his wife and five children..


Photos and Videos

1552529 1364935182

1552529 1364936175

1552529 1364936250

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2003

  1. Litigation: 35%
    11 years
  2. Administrative Law: 15%
    11 years
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
    11 years
  4. Business: 10%
    11 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Hourly ($295-325/hour), Contingent (33-40%), Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Richard Alan Simmons

    I endorse this lawyer. Brian and I have worked together on several cases. His technical writing is superb. He has a skilled practitioner. Every aspect of his case is well thought out. Finally, he understands the most important rule of litigation, which is to keep it simple.


    Richard Simmons Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Marietta B. Warren

    Brian Lyman is an excellent attorney who brings a diverse legal background and intellectual acuity to all of his cases. I have worked with Brian on a number of large, complex cases and the depth of knowledge and the energy he devotes to his clients impressive.


    Marietta Warren Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Hillman, Brown & Darrow, P.A.

221 Duke Of Gloucester Street
Annapolis, MD, 21401


DCActive 201105/26/2013

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Leading Lawyer: Administrative LawWhat's Up Annapolis?2014
Metropolitan Who's Who registryMetropolitan Who's Who2007
AA Co. Lawyer Softball League 2004 Rookie of the YearAnne Arundel County Bar Association2004
Cum Laude Bachelor of Arts, in History and PhilosophySt. Mary's College of Maryland2000

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Applied Medical Ethics InternshipWashington Hospital Center - Center for Ethics1998 - 1998

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Round Bay Sailing AssociationCommodore2013 - Present
MSBA Mock Trial programMock Trial Judge2013 - 2013
Round Bay Sailing AssociationTreasurer2008 - 2013
Anne Arundel County Bar AssociationMember2004 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationMember2003 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Central Truck Center, Inc. v. Central GMC, Inc.Prevailed on all defense claims and proved an offset which was enrolled as a judgment on counterclaim. Did not prevail on fraud counts which were decided on Summary Judgment. Everything was upheld on appeal.

See all Legal Cases 

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
George Washington University National Law CenterLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
St Mary's College of MarylandHistory, Philosophy (double)BA - Bachelor of Arts2000

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Saint Mary's College of Maryland Career ConfereceChoosing a Career in Law2004