Our Team

Meet Our Team

No matter what type of legal representation our clients need within Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia, Price Benowitz has a roster of attorneys with tremendous experience in a number of different areas. Our team of 40 attorneys at Price Benowitz is always ready and willing to provide knowledgeable legal counsel to those in need.

Our attorneys are devoted to assisting individuals and their families recover from any legal issues they may have.  We understand how intimidating it is to face the law, and are dedicated to helping reduce any financial or emotional burden that may come with your legal problem. It is our job, our mission, and our passion to provide the guidance and strength one needs during such a confusing and stressful time. Our lawyers provide their knowledge of the law to help ensure that your case is handled carefully, efficiently, and with the strength it needs to produce a just outcome.

PERSONAL INJURY
CRIMINAL DEFENSE
FAMILY LAW
TRUSTS AND ESTATES
WHISTLEBLOWER LAW
WHITE COLLAR
WORKERS' COMPENSATION
BUSINESS & CORPORATE LAW
David Benowitz
David Benowitz
Founding Partner, Criminal Defense, White Collar
For 22 years, David Benowitz has served his clients as a high-profile criminal defense attorney with a comprehensive practice founded on thorough and aggressive representation.
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Seth Price
Seth Price
Managing Partner
An accomplished attorney and transformational leader, Seth Price is a founding partner and the business backbone of Price Benowitz LLP.
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Karin Riley Porter
Karin Riley Porter
Partner, Criminal Defense
Karin Riley Porter believes that effective, aggressive representation for those accused of crimes is a crucial part of the justice system.
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John Yannone
John Yannone
Partner, Personal Injury
John Yannone has developed a sophisticated understanding of the nuances of personal injury, workers compensation, and medical malpractice law.
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Kush Arora
Kush Arora
Partner, Criminal Defense
Kush Arora focuses his practice on criminal defense work in the Maryland District and Circuit Courts. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Top 100 Trial Lawyer by the National Association of Trial Lawyers.
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Hannah Amundson
Hannah Amundson
Personal Injury
For years, Hannah has been providing aggressive legal representation for injured plaintiffs due to the fault of others in the District of Columbia and Maryland.
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Seth Okin
Seth Okin
Partner, Criminal Defense
Seth R. Okin is a Maryland criminal lawyer with experience representing clients on a variety of matters, personally appearing in 23 of the state’s 24 counties. For Seth, practicing law is more than a job, it is a calling.
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Rammy Barbari
Rammy Barbari
Partner, Criminal Defense, Federal, White Collar
Prior to joining Price Benowitz, Rammy G. Barbari gained significant professional experience in the legal, international business, and government sectors, most recently serving as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Fairfax County, Virginia.
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Tammy Begun
Tammy Begun
Partner, Family Law
Tamar (Tammy) Begun is an experienced passionate and aggressive Maryland family law attorney who only practices family law in the courts throughout the State of Maryland, with a large concentration in Montgomery County, Frederick and Prince George’s County, as well as Anne Arundel and Howard County.
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Jeanne Brown
Jeanne Brown
Criminal Defense
Jeanne Brown is a criminal defense attorney in Northern Virginia and a member of the Virginia State Bar for over twenty years. She has decades of experience representing clients, adults and juveniles, at all stages of the criminal justice system.
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Kerri Castellini
Kerri Castellini
Partner, Trusts and Estates
Kerri M. Castellini, Esquire, is a partner and chair of the Trusts and Estates practice group at Price Benowitz LLP. With over a decade of estates and trusts experience, she practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, and guardianships for adults and minors.
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Taylor Comstock
Taylor Comstock
Personal Injury
Taylor’s dedication to her clients and her strong work ethic is demonstrated in her experience advocating for injured plaintiffs in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia. Taylor is also admitted to practice in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
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Brec Cooke
Brec Cooke
Senior Counsel
Farral Haber
Farral Haber
Trusts & Estates, Business & Corporate Law
Farral focuses her practice on estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, fiduciary litigation, and guardianships for incapacitated adults.
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Kenneth Laduca
Kenneth Laduca
Partner, Personal Injury
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Michael Lee
Michael Lee
Partner, Criminal Defense
Michael W. Lee is a 1988 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He obtained his law degree in 1996 from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the College of William & Mary. He has been an attorney for over 20 years and previously served as the elected Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Colonial Heights. He is an adjunct instructor at the Crater Criminal Justice Academy where he teaches criminal, traffic and constitutional law and has provided instruction to hundreds of police officers. He is admitted to practice in all Virginia Courts, all Colorado Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, and the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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Andrew Lindsey
Andrew Lindsey
Criminal Defense
Andrew graduated cum laude from William & Mary Law School in 2014, where he specialized in civil rights & criminal law.
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Keneth Koppelman
Keneth Koppelman
Personal Injury
Kenneth A. Koppelman (“Ken”) is a civil litigator handling all matters of Personal Injury Litigation.
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Eliane Makhlouf
Eliane Makhlouf
Personal Injury
My journey from Lebanon to the USA is a testament to my resilience, determination, and unwavering commitment to excellence. As I continue to make my mark in the legal profession, I remain persistent in my mission to advocate for those who need it most and to uphold the principles of justice and fairness for all.
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Kelsey Mengel
Kelsey Mengel
Personal Injury
Kelsey earned her BA in History from Fairfield University and her J.D. from Roger Williams School of Law where her main focus was civil litigation and studying the defense of special victims (women, children and elders). After law school she joined the largest Personal Injury firm in CT focusing on Demand and Settlement, changed gears and began working strictly on Workers’ Compensation and then finally found my love of intake
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Donna Murphy
Donna Murphy
Criminal Defense
Donna is licensed to practice law in SC, DC, and VA as well as holding admission to the Supreme Court of the United States, the Eastern District of Virginia and the District Court for the District of Columbia.
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Tony Munter
Tony Munter
Whistleblower Law
Tony Munter heads the False Claims Act and Whistleblower Reward practice at Price Benowitz, LLP. He focuses his practice on nationwide litigation and claims under the qui tam provisions of the Federal and State False Claims Acts.
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Joel Nied
Joel Nied
Business & Corporate Law
Joel Nied focuses his practice on corporate and securities, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and intellectual property. His practice includes representing clients in matters relating to contracts, securities regulation, Blue Sky law, and private placements.
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Marvin Ochoa
Marvin Ochoa
Criminal Defense
Marvin Ochoa is a unique, skilled, and experienced criminal defense trial attorney at Price Benowitz LLP. He has successfully represented thousands of clients in a plethora of criminal cases from minor traffic to serious felonies across the State of Maryland at the District and Circuit Court levels with outstanding results.
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Peter Odom
Peter Odom
Partner, Criminal Defense & Federal
Peter is considered an expert in criminal law and trial practice, and has frequently served as a commentator on CNN, Headline News, Fox News, and Al Jazeera America.
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Paulette M. Pagán
Paulette M. Pagán
Partner, Criminal Defense, Federal, White Collar
Paulette M. Pagán is a career criminal defense attorney. She has extensive experience representing clients in all criminal matters ranging from violent offenses to white collar matters.
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Dayne Phillips
Dayne Phillips
Criminal Defense & White Collar
Obtained numerous not guilty verdicts in felony jury trials Successfully argued before both the SC Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of South Carolina Murder charge dismissed at Preliminary Hearing.
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Kimberly Phillips
Kimberly Phillips
Criminal Defense
Seasoned litigator with 25 years of Criminal Litigation experience in Virginia State and Federal Courts; Former Prosecutor; Former Public Defender; Case Focus -- Assaults, Sex Crimes, Traffic/DUIs, White-Collar and Financial Crimes, Larcenies, Drug Distribution and Possession, Gang Related Crimes, Property Crimes, Abuse and Neglect, Witness and Victim Representation in State and Federal Investigations, and Pre-Charging and -Indictment Representation including Target Letters; Represent Adults and Juveniles. Licensed DC & VA
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Mort Price
Mort Price
Trusts & Estates
Morton L. Price is senior counsel to the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Mort graduated from Yale Law School after graduating cum laude from Bowdoin College where he was an elected member of Phi Beta Kappa.
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Chad Propst
Chad Propst
Criminal Defense
Chad Propst has successfully represented numerous clients charged with an array of offenses, including driving under the influence, drug charges, domestic violence, criminal sexual conduct, murder, and everything in between.
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Shauna A. Rhodes
Shauna A. Rhodes
Family Lawyer
Shauna A. Rhodes is an experienced family law attorney with more than 15 years of experience. She is licensed in Maryland, in both state and federal courts, D.C., and Kentucky. She has handled several high-conflict divorce and custody cases throughout the State of Maryland, and in her law career, she has litigated numerous cases addressing property distribution, alimony, and child support.
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Chad Shelton
Chad Shelton
Criminal Defense
Chad is well seasoned at going to trial and fighting hard for his clients. He obtained numerous not guilty verdicts at trial including Criminal sexual conduct, armed robberies and assaults.
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Sukhpreet "Vick" Singh
Sukhpreet "Vick" Singh
Criminal Defense
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Damien Smith
Damien Smith
Personal Injury
Damien has been working in personal injury law in Virginia since 2018. He started at a small firm, where he learned to always put client service first.
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Dennis Somech
Dennis Somech
Criminal Defense, Family Law
Dennis Somech is a highly experienced trial attorney with over twenty years of experience in litigation, including family law, criminal defense, and complex criminal and civil litigation. With over 20 years of litigation experience, he uses his knowledge and experience to negotiate and leverage the best outcomes for his clients, with the confidence to take cases to trial if necessary.
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Shawn Sukumar
Shawn Sukumar
Partner, Criminal Defense
Born and raised in the District of Columbia, Shawn Sukumar has devoted his entire legal career to the practice of criminal defense.
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Nicolas Torres
Nicolas Torres
Criminal Defense
Nicolas has spent his entire career defending individuals from high-stakes prosecutions in both State and Federal Courts across Florida. A zealous and dynamic advocate, Nicolas approaches each individual case differently based on the needs and priorities of his clients.
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Arren Waldrep
Arren Waldrep
Partner, Personal Injury
Arren Waldrep handles medical malpractice, premises liability, personal injury, as well as general complex civil litigation and insurance defense in the DC office.
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Ashley Wilson
Ashley Wilson
Criminal Defense
Ashley provides consultations on a variety of charges including DUIs, hit and runs, reckless driving, petit larceny, trespassing, and more. She also provides consultations related to expungements and gun rights restorations.
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Wayne Montgomery
Wayne Montgomery
Criminal Defense
Wayne brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective to the office but more importantly he is known as an advocate for individuals and families.
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