A diverse array of civil litigation and appeals, including employment matters, personal torts, business disputes, and disability rights cases representing persons with disabilities facing barriers to physical accessibility and access to technology. Chosen for inclusion on the 2013, 2014, and 2015 Maryland Rising Stars lists.
Clerked for the Honorable Andre M. Davis on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and for Magistrate Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland; recipient of the 2013 Elizabeth Maxwell Carroll Chesnut Prize for her scholarship, personal drive, and excellence in writing; awarded The Order of the Barristers for trial and appellate advocacy.
Employment, personal injury, custody and child support, disability rights litigation; represents businesses in complex commercial matters, including cases involving RICO and ERISA, and regulatory disputes with government agencies; Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter Officer.
Clerked as an intern for the Honorable Timothy S. Hillman on the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; served as a legal intern for the Centre for Disability Law and Policy in Galway, Ireland, where he assisted an international disability rights advocacy group in comparing the development of technology access law in the U.S. and E.U.
Represents individuals who have suffered serious personal injuries; individuals with disabilities in asserting their rights, including successfully representing deaf sports fans in their case against the Washington Redskins' FedEx Field to gain equal access to all aural content Listed in Maryland Super Lawyers 2013-2015.
Experienced trial lawyer who has won numerous verdicts, judgments, and settlements of millions and tens of millions of dollars by mastering the relevant law and getting to know his clients, their problems, and the evidence in their cases. Best Lawyers® 2014 Baltimore Mass Tort Litigation/Plaintiffs Class Actions "Lawyer of the Year;" Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Complex commercial matters, high-impact public interest litigation, personal injury, white collar criminal defense; recipient of the ABA's Paul G. Hearne Award for Disability Rights for furthering the rights of people with disabilities; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; selected for The Best Lawyers in America Civil Rights Law, Commercial Litigation, and White Collar Criminal Defense categories.
Represents individuals with disabilities; advocate for special education for children; represents non-profit / for-profit entities that provide services to individuals with disabilities and the elderly; defends health care providers in licensure and regulatory compliance actions; listed in Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers 2014; selected to Super Lawyers 2013-2015.
Represents clients in criminal matters in federal and state courts as well as in civil cases involving disability rights, education, and business litigation; mediation; and advocating for special education services for children in administrative proceedings.
Malpractice and personal injury, as well as commercial litigation; represents senior executives in employment-related matters and professionals in administrative licensure proceedings; diverse criminal defense practice; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; Best Lawyers 2015 Baltimore Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” and Best Lawyers 2013 Baltimore Litigation–Labor & Employment “Lawyer of the Year;” Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers, 2013-2015.
Workers' rights litigation, disability rights, civil litigation, Randolph-Sheppard Act cases, technology accessibility at colleges and universities; pro bono activities with the Homeless Persons Representation Project; worked on several local and national political campaigns. Chosen for inclusion on the 2014-2015 Maryland Rising Stars list. Elected to the Maryland House of Delegates.
Handles all aspects of family law, including divorces, separation agreements, custody and child support disputes, and prenuptial agreements; trained as a collaborative family law attorney; handles a variety of complex commercial and personal injury litigation matters. Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2014; listed in Top 50 Women Maryland Super Lawyers and listed in Top 100 Maryland Super Lawyers.
Civil and criminal litigation, including disability rights matters with an emphasis on equal access to technology in employment and education, employment discrimination and wage/hour cases, civil and criminal appeals, contractual and collections disputes, and professional responsibility and legal ethics matters; received the 2012 American Law Institute-American Bar Association Scholarship & Leadership Award.
Civil litigation, criminal defense, professional licenses defense; government contracts, personal injury, nearly 20 years' experience as a trial lawyer and respected prosecutor; more than a decade heading large government agencies; State's Attorney for Baltimore City; NAACP 2013 Thurgood Marshall Honoree; 2013 Leadership in Law Award; selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2015 in the field of Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense; 2013-2015 Maryland Super Lawyers.
Represents individuals, including public officials, lobbyists, and high-level state administrators, as well as businesses, in state and federal criminal investigations and grand jury proceedings; clients accused by the government of fraud; students accused of sexual misconduct; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" in Non-White-Collar Criminal Defense; listed in Best Lawyers in White-Collar Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Law categories.
Disability rights, civil rights, LGBT rights, employment law, civil litigation, and appeals; chosen for inclusion on the 2014 and 2015 Maryland Rising Stars list; selected for The Daily Record's 2013 Leading Women Award.
Founding Partner (Retired) - Argued three cases before the U.S. Supreme Court; Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; represents large classes of workers who have not been properly paid overtime. Named the Best Lawyers® 2014 Baltimore “Lawyer of the Year” for Employment Law–Individuals.
(Retired) Argued over 200 cases in the Maryland appellate courts; named Best Lawyers 2015 and 2012 Baltimore Appellate Practice "Lawyer of the Year" and Best Lawyers 2014 Baltimore Trusts & Estate Litigation "Lawyer of the Year;" Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers; played a critical role in shaping Maryland law.