CarneyKelehan Garners Victory for HCC in Class Action Lawsuit

CarneyKelehan’s Eric Brousaides recently represented Howard Community College in a class-action lawsuit related to COVID-19 school closures and received a favorable decision. The case was brought by a student who had enrolled in HCC prior to the pandemic who claimed that the college breached its contract to provide an in-person learning experience when it closed in… READ MORE

  • Hawthorn Executive Center
  • 10715 Charter Drive
  • Suite 200
  • Columbia, Maryland 21044
  • P: 410-740-4600
  • Daniel H. Scherr

Dan Scherr

Dan Scherr, an experienced litigator, heads the litigation practice of Carney, Kelehan, Bresler, Bennett & Scherr. His practice includes construction cases, commercial litigation and personal injury matters. He represents contractors, businesses, boards of education, and individuals who face litigation or find the need to enforce their legal rights.

Mr. Scherr previously worked in the Office of General Counsel of The Rouse Company, where he engaged in real property matters dealing with shopping centers and the New Town of Columbia, Md. He eventually opened his own practice and became a member of the Howard County Office of the Public Defender for the State of Maryland.

Practice Areas:

  • Litigation: Commercial and Construction
  • Personal Injury Law

Bar Admissions:

  • Maryland, 1968
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, 1976


  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Maryland, B.A.

Professional Associations:

  • Maryland Bar Association
  • Member, Maryland State Bar Association Construction Law Section Council
  • Howard County Bar Association
  • Maryland Trial Lawyer’s Association

Community Involvement:

  • The Community Foundation of Howard County, General Counsel
  • Columbia Town Center Rotary Club
  • Howard County Bar Foundation, Past Board Member
  • Columbia Festival of the Arts, Former Counsel