Meagher + Geer is proud to announce that Kobie Layne has joined the firm as an associate attorney in our anti-fraud and extra contractual litigation, insurance coverage, construction, and products liability practice groups. His practice includes anti-fraud investigations and property litigation stemming from losses caused by fire, water, or natural disaster events.

Prior to joining Meagher + Geer, Kobie served as an Unemployment Law Judge with the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. He also served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Kendra D. Briggs for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.

Kobie earned his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law where he served as associate editor for The University of Baltimore Law Forum and chair of its Bluebook Mentoring Committee. During law school Kobie was also active in the Black Law Students Association, serving as its director of community service. In addition, Kobie served as a Rule 19-220 student attorney with the school’s Mental Health Law Clinic, representing clients in involuntary civil commitment hearings.

Prior to law school, Kobie obtained his B.A. degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland College Park and worked as an office manager for a construction company local to Columbia, Maryland.