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  • Wage Issues 
  • Discrimination 
  • Sexual Harassment and  Hostile Work Environments 
  • Non-Competes 
  • Employment Contract and Severance Negotiations 
  • Equal Pay Act
  • Administrative, State and  Federal Litigation

Joyce Smithey, Selected as Super Lawyer 11th year in a row, MD Top 50 Women, MD Top 100 Lawyers

Ellen Flynn- MD Top 50 Women, MD Top 100 Lawyers

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Joyce Smithey, a seasoned employment and labor law attorney, has over 22 years of experience representing both employers and employees in Maryland and D.C. Her practice, rooted in a deep understanding of employment law, spans administrative hearings to federal litigation. Joyce's approach is comprehensive, focusing on protecting client interests while ensuring legal compliance. A Harvard graduate, her career began in Fortune 500 companies, transitioning to law after a degree from Boston University School of Law. Joyce's expertise is recognized by numerous awards, including Maryland’s Top 100 Women. At Smithey Law Group LLC, which she founded in 2018, Joyce continues to champion employment rights, drawing on her rich background in law and business.

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