Suzzanne W. Decker is a principal in the firm's Baltimore office. Suzzanne represents businesses in all aspects of employer-employee relations.
Suzzanne's litigation experience includes defending employers in matters including wage and hour issues, discrimination and harassment, family medical leave, and ERISA denial of benefits. She has also assisted companies with non-competition agreement enforcement and breach of contract claims.
Suzzanne advises employers of all sizes on employment law matters, including preventing sexual and other harassment in the workplace and litigation avoidance in employee hirings, terminations and medical leave administration. She also has extensive experience assisting federal contractors to meet their obligations including the Department of Labor’s Davis-Bacon and Service Contract Act regulations as well as the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program’s affirmative action requirements.
In addition to employment matters, Suzzanne also advises and defends clients with respect to the Fair Housing Act, Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act and various state and local public accommodation requirements.
Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum: Board of Directors
Defense Research Institute
Maryland State Bar Association
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service: Member of committee focused on providing legal services to non-profit businesses
Miles & Stockbridge: Diversity Committee; Recruitment Committee
Miles & Stockbridge Women's Network: Founding Member
Best Lawyers in America®: Selected for inclusion in the area of Litigation - Labor and Employment (2018-2019)
Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Listed in the area of Labor & Employment (2016-2018)
Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: Distinguished Rated
The Daily Record: Maryland's Top 100 Women (2018)