Britton R. Wight

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Britton R. Wight

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Britton was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  Prior to joining Harman Claytor, Britton practiced at a Maryland law firm for several years representing financial institutions regarding collections and creditor’s rights issues.  Britton focuses his practice on general civil litigation and insurance defense.  He regularly defends individuals and corporations throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia in general liability, transportation liability, premises liability and other civil litigation matters.  Britton is the Associate Managing Partner of the firm’s DC Metro Office.

  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • D.C. Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • Virginia Business, Legal Elite, Young Lawyers – 2020 & 2021
  • Best Lawyers in America:  Ones to Watch
    • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants – 2021 & 2022
  • College Football’s BCS (Bowl Charity System?): An Analysis of the Characterization of BCS Bowls as Tax-Exempt Public Charities,  19 Sports Law. J. 129 (2012).
  • Louisiana State University, B.S., 2007
  • Tulane University Law School, J.D., 2012
    • Managing Editor, The Sports Lawyers Journal
    • Moot Court:  ABA National Appellate Advocacy Team
  • Virginia State Bar, 2017
  • District of Columbia, 2014
  • Maryland State Bar, 2013
  • Louisiana State Bar, 2012
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia