West Friendship, Maryland Employment Lawyers
Maryland Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Recognized by Superlawyers and the Washingtonian Magazine as one of the top lawyers in the area, Mr. Moorstein and the firm of Blank & Moorstein, L.L.P. and...
Law Clerk/Intern, Judge H. Kemp MacDaniel, Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
Associate and Administrative Aide, Law and Legislative offices of Maryland State Senator Victor L. Crawford.
Legislative Intern, Office of Cong. Gladys Spellman, (D., Md.)
Chair, Federal Practice Section, Montgomery County Bar Assn.
Adjunct Professor, Business Law, Legal Research and Writing, Montgomery College.
We will listen to you. We will explain the law to you and the options available to you. And we will advocate for you.
We are firm believers in what we call "advocacy with integrity." This principle applies to our dealings with both clients and third parties alike. When communicating with a client, we discuss all of the issues in the client’s case in a straightforward and respectful way, taking time to explain the positive and negative aspects of...
Pikesville, MD 21208
Rivers State University
- Represent individuals and businesses in various civil-litigation matters, including business litigation, contract disputes, partnership disputes, and insurance coverage.
- Represent licensed professionals in investigations, disciplinary proceedings, and appeals of adverse agency decisions regarding licensure.
- Experienced trial lawyer in state and federal court.
- Experienced appellate attorney in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, D.C. Court of Appeals, Maryland Court of Appeals, and Maryland Court of Special Appeals.
- Law clerk...
My focus is on local businesses that need outside general counsel: both for routine business issues, and for litigation.
I am licensed in Maryland, DC, and Virginia.
West Friendship Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services
Public Justice Center
Baltimore City Lawyer Referral and Information Service
Problems in the workplace?
Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.
This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.
Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.
Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.
Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.
Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
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