Douglas A. Datt

Founder and Partner

Douglas A. Datt founded Gavett & Datt, P.C., with Geoffrey S. Gavett on January 6, 1992. He is an experienced trial attorney and counselor working on behalf of both businesses and individuals. His excellent legal abilities translate not only to satisfied clients, but also to recognition by his peers. Mr. Datt has received a Peer Review Rating of "AV®", the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell regarding an attorney’s legal ability and professional ethics.

Mr. Datt began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in the Atlantic Judicial Circuit in Hinesville, Georgia. After gaining valuable trial experience prosecuting major felonies, he returned to Maryland in 1983 where he served as Assistant State’s Attorney for Charles County, Maryland. Mr. Datt was responsible for prosecuting a variety of crimes including murder, rape, child abuse and theft-related offenses, among others. Mr. Datt then went into private practice, joining an insurance defense firm in Rockville, Maryland in 1985, where he practiced for seven years and became a partner. In 1992, he formed Gavett & Datt, P.C., which became Gavett, Datt & Barish, P.C. in September of 2012.


15850 Crabbs Branch Way
Suite 330
Rockville , Maryland , 20855-2675
United States

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