About Our Team

Gazak Brown, P.S.C., in Louisville, Kentucky, is a specialized medical malpractice defense firm handling national and regional claims against physicians and their corporations, with particular focus on physician malpractice litigation, pharmaceutical litigation, medical and nursing licensure and credentialing issues. We also have subspecialized skills in all aspects of the appellate court system, as well as all aspects of bad faith litigation defense.

With decades of combined experience and advanced degrees related to our practice areas, our attorneys and staff understand the critical nature of medical litigation. We have a long history of helping medical professionals and insurance companies with these types of claims.

Formerly Darby & Gazak, P.S.C., Gazak Brown celebrates the brilliant and storied career of Donald W. Darby, founding father of the original Darby & Gazak, P.S.C. Mr. Darby retired in 2015 and looks back upon a reputation of one of the greatest medical malpractice defense lawyers in the state of Kentucky. With that legacy, Gazak Brown, P.S.C., is committed to the same dogged and learned medical defenses and litigation skills of its predecessor.

We bring unique backgrounds to build our medical defenses and will use this knowledge to help you fight back. We have handled many of these cases at trial, standing up for our clients' concerns. We have represented many insurance companies, medical facilities and health care professionals in medical negligence cases.

To learn more about our lawyers, please click on the links below.

Nurse Consultants
Scherri Kayrouz, BSN, RN


Sharon Stauble-Smith
Andrea M. Gazak
Shannon Jacobs-Valdes, CP
Jennifer M. Gerber

Find Out How We Can Help

If you are facing a malpractice claim, speak to a member of Gazak Brown, P.S.C., today. We can help you determine the right approach to take in your case.