Alyse Prawde

Alyse Prawde
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Greenbelt, MD
P: 240-553-1202
F: 240-553-1739

Alyse Prawde

Senior Counsel

Alyse Prawde is a senior counsel in Joseph, Greenwald & Laake’s Civil Litigation group. 

Alyse earned her B.A., magna cum laude, from the College of William and Mary and her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Maryland School of Law. While in law school, Alyse served as Executive Articles Editor of the Maryland Journal of International Law, as a writing fellow with the Writing Center, and as a student attorney with the Immigration Clinic. As a student attorney, Alyse handled all aspects of representation of clients in removal proceedings, including advocating before the Immigration Court in Baltimore and drafting briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals. During law school, Alyse also served as a judicial intern to Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera of the Court of Appeals of Maryland and as a judicial intern in the criminal division of the U.S. Department of Justice. 

At graduation, Alyse received the 2014 Elizabeth Maxwell Carroll Chestnut Prize, known as the “Dean’s Award,” for her scholarship, professionalism, and excellence in writing. She was also awarded the Joseph Bernstein Prize for legal writing and the William P. Cunningham Award for exceptional achievements and service to the law school.

Prior to joining Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, Alyse clerked for the Honorable Audrey J.S. Carrión of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Alyse previously worked as a law clerk at Joseph, Greenwald & Laake. 


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  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2014, cum laude
  • College of William & Mary, B.A., 2011, magna cum laude
Bar Admissions
  • Maryland, 2014
Awards & Honors
  • Rising Star 2024 - Super Lawyers
  • Elizabeth Maxwell Carroll Chestnut Prize (Dean’s Award)
  • Joseph Bernstein Prize
  • William P. Cunningham Award
  • Leadership Scholar Award
  • Maryland Journal of International Law, Executive Articles Editor
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Maryland State Bar Association 
Speeches & Articles
  • “The Contribution of Brazil’s ‘Responsibility While Protecting’ Proposal to the ‘Responsibility to Protect’ Doctrine,” 29 Md. J. Int’l L. 184 (2014). 

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