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If you're a Maryland worker facing discrimination, sexual harassment, or wrongful termination—we can help.

WE SUE

BAD BOSSES

Employment law center of maryland
The town of Ocean City, Maryland
The town of Annapolis, Maryland
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From severance agreements to court complaints to jury trials—we do it, and we make it affordable for more Maryland workers.

Maryland's only nonprofit employment law firm

recovered for clients

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$2m+

five-star reviews

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180+

lower fees on avg.

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50%

The Employment Law Center of Maryland makes clients feel like they are the center of the universe.

John Shea

John Shea, who had an unpaid wages case and needed an employment lawyer.

Practice Areas

WHAT WE DO

Our Maryland employment lawyers file discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination cases in both state and federal court, as well as with the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Need a reasonable accommodation or a severance negotiated? Yup—we do that too.

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Wrongful Termination

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Explained by a Maryland wrongful termination lawyer.

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Sexual Harassment

02

Harassment at work—explained by a sexual harassment lawyer.

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Unpaid Wages

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How to sue an employer for unpaid wages.

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Race Discrimination

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Explained by a Maryland race discrimination lawyer.

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Sex Discrimination

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Explained by a Maryland sex discrimination lawyer.

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Age Discrimination

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Explained by a Maryland age discrimination lawyer.

From workers like you.

TESTIMONIALS

Experience. Knowledge. Compassion. These traits define our success in fiercely protecting Maryland workers' rights and livelihoods.

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Anthony Williams

The Employment Law Center of Maryland team was prompt and very professional in all phases of my case. I really appreciated their attention to detail from beginning to end. This was the first time I was in need of an attorney and never felt as though I were lost or not informed at any point. They took the time to really listen to my claim during the consultation and after we decided to move forward with the case, all of the steps were outlined and explained so I was aware of the process and what to expect. The team was very professional and personable. I will certainly refer any of my colleagues who may be in need of legal assistance. Thanks again for all of your hard work and help!

Anthony Williams
John Shea

I spoke to several attorneys about my case. The Employment Law Center of Maryland team were the first to listen to me. They put my mind at ease. They answered my questions and helped reassure me of the eventual outcome. Their communication throughout the process kept me in the loop. Whenever I thought about the case's progress, I received an email or a phone call with an update. I always felt like I knew what was going on. I will not hesitate to refer anyone to them.

John Shea

Proudly unconventional.

You'll find fierce litigators here. And nerds. Dog moms. Amateur bakers. Hikers. Gamers. We're authentically us, and always on your side.

Joseph Gibson
Bethany Callahan
William Chavez
Lauren Thomas
Joseph Gibson

Managing Attorney

Joseph Gibson, Managing Attorney at the Employment Law Center of Maryland.

You need answers.

RESOURCES

How do I prove a wrongful termination? What counts as sexual harassment? Does my employer need to pay out my vacation days? Get the insight you need from our first-class Maryland employment lawyers.

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* An estimation extrapolated from operating account data as of December 1, 2023.
** As of December 1, 2023.
*** Our scaled hourly fees are as generally 40-50% lower than the average hourly fees charged by employment lawyers in the United States (source: 2023 Clio Legal Trends Report).
**** Reviews may be lightly edited for length and/or clarity. Stock images may be used.

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