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Mr. Fitzpatrick has over forty years of experience in all aspects of employment law and the resolution of employment disputes. Not only has he successfully resolved literally thousands of employment disputes over the years, he has written extensively on the subject and, upon occasion, serves as a mediator of employment disputes.

Mr. Fitzpatrick has negotiated countless separation and settlement agreements resolving employment departures and disputes. In addition, he has negotiated and drafted countless employment contracts on behalf of incoming executive employees.

The Firm represents both employees and management in employment matters. We find that fact makes us able to understand the perspective, culture and mind set of the opposing party.

The Firm has extensive experience representing clients involving, among others, the following claims:

  • Severance Agreements
  • Employment Contracts, including Executive Employment Contracts and Executive Compensation Plans
  • Wage and Hour Claims, including claims under the FLSA and under Local Wage Payment Statutes
  • Non-Compete Covenants
  • Trade Secret Claims
  • Electronic/Digital Workplace Disputes, including Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Claims
  • Retaliation, Reprisal, and Whistleblower Claims
  • Wrongful Discharge Claims
  • Defamation, Libel, and Slander Claims
  • Disability Discrimination Claims, including Americans with Disabilities Act Claims
  • Race Discrimination Claims
  • Gender / Sex Discrimination Claims
  • Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act Claims
  • Age Discrimination Claims, including ADEA Claims
  • Harassment Claims, including Sex/Gender Harassment, Race Harassment, and all other forms of illegal Workplace Harassment
  • D.C. Human Rights Act Claims
  • Montgomery County, Maryland Human Rights Act Claims
  • Prince Georges County, Maryland Human Rights Act Claims
  • Maryland State Discrimination Act (Article 49) Claims
  • Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Act Claims
  • Sarbane-Oxley Act Claims
  • False Claims Act Claims
  • Commission Claims
  • Incentive Compensation Claims
  • Sexual Orientation Claims
  • USERRA Claims on behalf of Military Personnel
  • Family and Medical Leave Claims under Federal and Local Laws
  • Class Actions and Collective Actions

Over the years, Mr. Fitzpatrick has represented numerous attorneys in workplace disputes, including:

  • Transition to a competing Law Firm.
  • Establishment of Law Firm
  • Compensation Disputes
  • Discrimination and other claims arising within the law firm

Mr. Fitzpatrick has litigated on behalf of clients in employment disputes, handling claims involving practically every type of enterprise, including:

  • Civilian Military Personnel
  • Computer / Technology Industry
  • Electronics Companies
  • Federal Government
  • Financial Services Industry, including Government-Sponsored Enterprises (GSEs)
  • Funeral
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Universities and Institutions of Higher Education
  • Journalism/Broadcasting and Media
  • Law Enforcement
  • Non-profits
  • Nuclear and Electric Plants
  • Oil and Gas
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Publishing
  • Real Estate
  • Restaurants/Culinary/Food and Beverage
  • Retail
  • Sales
  • Scientists
  • Security (private security guards)
  • Sports and Entertainment
  • State and Local Government
  • Trade Associations
  • Transportation




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