Practice Areas

Age Discrimination

  • Age discrimination occurs when an applicant is not hired or an employee is terminated, demoted or discriminated against because of their age.
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Disability Discrimination

  • Disability discrimination occurs when an employer makes an adverse employment decision or discriminates against an employee or applicant based on their disability.
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Defense of Professional Licensure

  • If you are a professional and your licensing body has denied your license for admission into the profession or initiated proceedings to suspend or revoke your license, you need experienced legal counsel to represent you during this difficult time.
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Equal Pay and Compensation

  • Under the Equal Pay Act, men and women who perform the same job for the same employer are supposed to be compensated equally.
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EEOC Mediation Representation

  • You want legal counsel to represent you at an EEOC mediation because your employer certainly will be represented by legal counsel. Learn how we can fight for you.
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Family and Medical Leave Act

  • Under the Family and Medical Leave Act, covered employers are generally required to give you up to 12 weeks of unpaid protected leave so long as you meet the threshold requirements.
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Federal Employees

  • If you are a federal employee, you have a variety of protections that are not generally available to private sector employees. However, the procedural requirements you must follow to protect your rights are different.
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Gender Discrimination

  • Gender discrimination is treating someone – whether it be a male or female – differently in an employment context due to their sex or gender.
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Genetic Discrimination

  • Under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, an employer is not permitted to use your genetic information to make employment decisions.
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Maryland Unemployment

  • If you have filed for unemployment in Maryland but your employer has challenged your right to claim unemployment, you need legal representation immediately. We can represent you at the Lower Appeals Hearing for a flat rate.
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Non-Compete Agreements

  • If your employer is presenting you with a non-compete agreement or you’ve received a cease and desist letter from a former employer, you need our experienced legal counsel to navigate this complex legal area.
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Pregnancy Discrimination

  • An employer is not permitted to treat a pregnant employee differently than other employees because of her pregnancy or a pregnancy related medical condition.
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Race and National Origin Discrimination

  • An employer cannot discriminate against you because of your race or national origin or because of your association with someone of a particular race or national origin.
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Religious Discrimination

  • An employer cannot treat an employee differently based on his or her religion.
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Retaliation

  • Certain anti-retaliation laws protect employees who file charges of discrimination against their employer or assist others in filing charges of discrimination.
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Severance Agreements

  • If your employer has presented you with a severance agreement, do not sign it without having your own legal counsel review it.
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Sexual Harassment

  • Whether you are a male or a female, the law protects you from having to endure unwanted sexual advances, comments or propositions while on the job.
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Wrongful Termination

  • If your employer has terminated your employment for a discriminatory reason, the law provides a legal recourse for you to secure justice.
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Wage and Hour

  • Under the law, you are entitled to be paid for the work that you performed. If your employer is not paying you overtime or is not timely paying your wages, you have legal recourse.
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