Reuben W. Wolfson

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Reuben W. Wolfson is member of the Employment Law division of Smithey Law Group LLC, where he regularly advises employers and employees on all matters relating to employment law, such as discrimination, including race, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, family responsibilities and religion; sexual harassment; retaliation and reprisal; claims prevention; representation of public sector employees; disability accommodation and discrimination; wrongful discharge; employment contracts and restrictive covenants; wage and hour issues; and employment class and collective actions.

Mr. Wolfson is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association.

Practice Areas, Bar Admissions, and Education

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland (2012)
  • Washington, D.C. (2014)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland (2015)
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (2018)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (2017)

Education and Background

A native of Montgomery County, Maryland and graduate of Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Mr. Wolfson completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan.  Following his time in Ann Arbor, Mr. Wolfson returned to the Washington, DC metro area where he spent several years as a paralegal at Boies Schiller Flexner LLP.  Mr. Wolfson received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law, where he served as Symposium Editor of the International and Comparative Law Review.  Mr. Wolfson previously interned with the Honorable Peter J. Messitte at the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.  Prior to joining Smithey Law Group LLC in 2018, Mr. Wolfson served as an associate at Rifkin Weiner Livingston LLC in Annapolis, Maryland as a member of its employment litigation practice.

Recognition | Awards, Lectures, and Publications


  • “Personality and Integrity Tests for Hiring and Promoting Employees” (co-authored with Reuben Wolfson, Lexis Practice Advisor)
  • “Pros And Cons Of Using Personality Tests In Hiring Process” (co-authored with Reuben Wolfson,, July 3, 2019)

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Ranked Band 1 on Chambers

Ranked in Chambers 2022