In response to the impact of the CrowdStrike incident, we are keeping a careful eye on our information security posture and the ability of third-party custodians, banks, vendors and other outside parties to function. Brown Advisory’s major systems are operating and ready to serve our clients.

John is a partner and serves as a strategic advisor. Prior to joining Brown Advisory in 2001, he spent over 11 years in private law practice where he was a partner and co-chair of the tax department at Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver. He currently works on various boards of directors for charitable institutions in the Baltimore area, including Charm City Lacrosse and St. Martin’s-in-the-Field Episcopal Church, and is legal counsel and an ex-officio board member of U.S. Lacrosse Foundation.


  • University of Maryland School of Law, JD (with honors) (1990)
  • Washington & Lee University, BA (Cum Laude) (1987)

Community Involvement

  • Member, St. Anne's Church Annapolis
  • Board Member, Center for Environment & Society - Washington College
  • Board Member, River and Field Campus Board - Washington College
  • Board Member, First Fruits Farm Foundation, Inc.

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