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Photo of Managing Attorney Joe Gibson at the Employment Law Center of Maryland, which handles workplace discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination cases


  • American University Washington College of Law, cum laude

  • The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs

Judicial Clerkship

  • The Honorable Harry C. Storm, Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland State Bar

  • Federal District Court for the District of Maryland


  • National Employment Lawyers Association, appointee to the Ethics & Sanctions Committee

  • American Bar Association, appointee to Center for Professional Responsibility Steering Committee

  • Maryland State Bar Association

  • Bar Association of Montgomery County

About Joseph Gibson


Employment and Civil Rights Lawyer

Joe Gibson is a Maryland employment and civil rights lawyer. Joe practices in every Maryland state Circuit and District court, as well as the federal U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
As the founder and Managing Attorney of the Employment Law Center of Maryland, Joe is proud to offer Maryland employees
affordable, excellent employment representation.​ Joe represents clients who have been wrongfully fired from their jobs—as well as clients who are facing discrimination or harassment in the workplace. He also litigates unpaid wages cases, ensuring that his clients are fairly paid for their work. Joe counsels employees who have written warnings or who have been placed on performance improvement plans (PIPs). He skillfully guides clients and cases through every stage of an employment case, from discovery and settlement negotiations through trial. Joe's first priority is keeping his clients informed, empowered, and advancing towards success in their employment case.

Prior to founding the Employment Law Center of Maryland, Joe held the position of Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Harry C. Storm of the Montgomery County Circuit Court, and was a Litigation Law Clerk at the Employment Law Group, P.C., one of the nation's premier employment law firms, where he worked on complex discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower, and civil fraud cases around the country.

Joe is an active member of the American Bar Association (ABA), the Maryland State Bar Association (MSBA), and the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), where he has been appointed to the national Ethics & Sanctions Committee.

Joe lives in the Germantown, Maryland area with his wife, Carly. When he's not busy fighting for employees' rights, Joe is an avid motorcyclist, photographer, and Trekkie (The Next Generation).

Joe can be reached by email at, or by phone at (240) 384-5705.

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