Maryland Jury Duty Law Clarified by Federal Court

The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland recently offered some clarification as to the provisions of Maryland’s jury duty law. Background: Maryland law requires an employer to provide employees time off for jury duty, and prohibits the employer from terminating or otherwise retaliating against an employee for this […]

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Recognition.

Teresa D. Teare was featured in the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s digital highlights communication, The Leading Voice. During the month of March 2017, the Chamber has recognized successful and up-and-coming women leaders.

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Victory.

Teresa D. Teare and Lindsey A. White won summary judgment for a technology company in a federal disability discrimination case. The federal court found that the worker was not an employee of the technology company, but rather an independent contractor who was not entitled to the employment protections of the Americans with Disabilities […]

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Victory.

Mark J. Swerdlin and Parker E. Thoeni won a motion to dismiss on behalf of a credit union in a case in which an unsuccessful applicant alleged negligent hiring, supervision and retention by the employer of the hiring manager. The Circuit Court for Baltimore City found that the applicant’s claim was untimely filed, […]

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