Areas of Practice
Education
  • The George Washington University Law School, J.D., with honors, 2014, Thurgood Marshall Scholar
  • Bucknell University, B.A., cum laude, 2009
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • US District Court for the District of Columbia
  • US District Court for the District of Maryland

Brett Grindrod

Associate
1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 8078
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Brett Grindrod represents clients in matters involving insurance coverage disputes, complex commercial litigation, and white-collar defense. Mr. Grindrod counsels and defends companies in federal and state civil litigation, arbitration, and mediation. He also defends individuals in matters brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 

Mr. Grindrod has experience in all stages of litigation, including second chairing a multi-week arbitration, preparing witnesses for testimony and depositions, drafting dispositive motions, and developing and implementing case strategy.

As an active participant in Steptoe’s pro bono initiatives, Mr. Grindrod helped to procure a civil protection order for a sexually abused individual and represents families challenging the US government’s suspension of an international adoption program. He also serves on Steptoe’s Professional Training Committee.

During law school, Mr. Grindrod was a legal intern with the DOJ’s Public Integrity Section and the US Attorney’s Office of the District of Columbia. Before law school, Mr. Grindrod was a complex claims adjuster for a major insurance company.