About Attorney Jeffrey Downey – Licensed in Washington, D.C., Maryland And Virginia
Attorney Jeffrey Downey is an established, well-respected trial attorney with more than 27 years of experience. Throughout his career, Mr. Downey has handled a wide range of highly complex litigation matters. Representative cases include a large antitrust case against a pharmaceutical company, complex medical malpractice cases, numerous catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death claims, civil rights cases and many federal False Claims Act cases. The breadth of his experience informs his current practice, which focuses on personal injury, nursing home negligence, medical malpractice and health care fraud whistleblower.
After practicing with a renowned corporate law firm for many years, Mr. Downey parted ways in 2007 to start his own practice without the bureaucracy of a big law firm. Today, his new practice combines the services and resources of a large firm but adds the individual attention that only a smaller practice can offer.
Mr. Downey has secured significant settlements and verdicts for many of his clients and established important legal precedents and rulings for injured victims of malpractice. An award-winning lawyer, Mr. Downey is also a legal presenter, legal educator, published author and an advocate for the elderly and elder protection.
Jeffrey J. Downey
As an experienced trial attorney Mr. Downey has litigated numerous types of cases in both Federal and state courts in Maryland, the District of Columbia, Virginia nd New York. He spent the first seven years of his legal career doing defense work for the Federal Government and a Virginia insurance defense firm. He defended a wide variety of cases including personal injury cases, criminal matters, employment matters, medical malpractice cases, declaratory judgment actions, commercial cases and civil rights claims.
- Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013)
- AV Preeminent Attorney – Judicial Edition (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
- Top Attorney of Virginia and West Virginia (2021)
- America’s Most Honored Lawyers – Top 1% (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016)
- Avvo Rate Top Lawyer (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017)
- Client Distinction Award
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