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July 10, 2022

Employment Law Center of Maryland named 2022 Reisman Award finalist for "transforming the practice of law"

From its new offices in Frederick's historic Firehouse building, the Employment Law Center of Maryland has been named a Finalist for the 2022 Reisman Award for Legal Impact—awarded annually to an elite group of law firms that think beyond business, and are "transforming the practice of law, for good." In just its first year, the Employment Law Center of Maryland has consulted on more than 1,000 cases, and successfully litigated dozens of workers' rights cases in both state and federal court.

Press contact: Joseph W. Gibson, Esq., Managing Attorney, at jgibson@elcmd.org or (240) 384-5716.

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August 15, 2022

Federal lawsuit alleges Frederick’s White Rabbit Gastropub violated federal labor laws, retaliated against employees who spoke up

On August 12, 2022, the Employment Law Center of Maryland filed a federal court case against Frederick's White Rabbit Gastropub on behalf of a former employee, Carrie Pancurak. Pancurak alleges that, after she asked the gastropub's management to "abide" by federal wage laws, White Rabbit's management retaliated against her and other employees. The lawsuit names, as individual defendants, one of White Rabbit's owners and its general manager.

Press contact: Joseph W. Gibson, Esq., Managing Attorney, at jgibson@elcmd.org or (240) 384-5716.

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