Amicus Briefs

MWELA’s Amicus Committee submits amicus briefs in the federal and local courts on a wide range of important employment law issues. The Amicus Policy provides information on the process for submitting a request for an amicus brief, and for drafting an amicus brief.

Brief Name

Attorney

Court Date

Henry Zuniga, et al., vs. Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.

MWELA Amicus by Stephen Pershing and Daniel Katz District of Columbia Court of Appeals July 13, 2020
Fessler v. IBM

MWELA Amicus by James Rubin

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit April 1, 2019
Sivaraman v. Guizzetti & Associates

MWELA Amicus by Daniel Katz and Roseann Romano

District of Columbia Court of Appeals March 20, 2019
Miller v. Maryland Department of Natural Resources

MWELA Amicus by Alan Kabat and Rosa Koppel

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit February 13, 2019
Bryant v. District (second appeal) 

MWELA Amicus by Stephen Pershing and Alan Kabat

District of Columbia Court of Appeals June 22, 2018

William O'Hara vs. NIKA Technologies, Inc.

MWELA Amicus by Erik Snyder & Richard Renner  U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit October 6, 2016

Vincent Balderrama, Petitioner, v. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Respondent

MWELA Amicus by Geoff Simpson and Erik Snyder Court of Appeals of Maryland September 2016

Maria L. Dufau vs. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 MWELA Amicus by Debra D’Agostino & Alan Kabat U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit August 12, 2016

Patricia Villa vs. Cavamezze Grill, LLC, et al

MWELA Amicus by Stephen Chertkof & Erik Snyder U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit July 7, 2016
William Smith, Petitioner, v. Thomas Perez, Respondent MWELA Amicus by Richard Renner U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit November 16, 2015
Kathy Radtke et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants v. Lifecare Management Partners et al. Defendants-Appellees MWELA Amicus by Richard Talbot Seymour U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 27, 2015
Masoud Sharif, Appellant v. United Airlines, Inc., Appellee MWELA Amicus by Stephen Z. Chertkof, Eric D. Snyder, Alan R. Kabat, Matthew C. Koski U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit October 26, 2015
Nancy Tucker, Appellant, v. The District of Columbia, Appellee MWELA Amicus by Jason Zuckerman, Esq District of Columbia Court of Appeals June 4, 2015

Alfred M. Winder vs. Louis Erste


MWELA Amicus by Alan Kabat & Erik Snyder U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit February 19, 2015
Reya Boyer-Liberto, Plaintiff-Appellant v. Fontainebleau Corporation, Et Al., Defendants-Appellees MWELA Amicus by Stephen Z. Chertkof, Douglas B. Huron, and Ilana Gelfman U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit June 2, 2014
Iris Foster, Plaintiff-Appellant v. University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Defendant-Appellee MWELA Amicus by Richard Renner, Denise Clark, and Ellen Renaud U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth CircuitM May 16, 2014
Joy Friolo v. Douglas Frankel, et al. Second Appeal MWELA Amicus by Ilana Gelfman Court of Appeals of Maryland December 23, 2013
Muriel Peters v. Early Healthcare Giver, Inc. MWELA Amicus by Daniel A. Katz, et al. Court of Appeals of Maryland December 13, 2013
Bonita H. Marshall v. Safeway Inc. MWELA Amicus by Debra Gardner Court of Appeals of Maryland September 30, 2013
Tyrone Bryant v. District of Columbia et al. MWELA Amicus by Richard Seymour and Les Alderman District of Columbia Court of Appeals September 23, 2013
Williams vs. Johnson MWELA Amicus by Alan Kabat and Les Alderman U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit September 16, 2013
Linda Solomon, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, Defendant-Appellee MWELA Amicus by Denise M. Clark and Les Alderman U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit July 1, 2013
Charles J. Davis v. District of Columbia MWELA Amicus by Alan Kabat and Les Alderman District of Columbia Court of Appeals December 18, 2012
Key & Sims v. WMATA MWELA Amicus by Alan Kabat U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit November 29, 2012
Kevin D. West v. John Potter, PostMaster General United States Postal Service MWELA Amicus by Jonathan C. Puth U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit October 18, 2012
Angela Van Buren v. Stephen A. Grubb, et al. MWELA Amicus by R. Scott Oswald The Supreme Court of Virginia May 29. 2012
Ponce v. Billington MWELA Amicus by Yuval Rubinstein U.S Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit December 29, 2011
Barufaldi v. Ocean City Chamber of Commerce MWELA Amicus by John R. Ates Court of Special Appeals of Maryland December 16, 2011
Washington Teachers’ Union v. Labor, et al. MWELA Amicus by Alan R. Kabat District of Columbia Court of Appeals November 29, 2011
Corry B. McGriff/Alexander Buelna, Joseph Gargiulo, John Gaitan v. Department  of the Navy/ Department  of Homeland Security MWELA Amicus Before the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board November 4, 2011

Thomas J. Gagliardo and Deborah Ashton Parsons vs. Peninsula Regional Medical Center

 MWELA Amicus by John Ates & Richard Renner  DC Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit August 25, 2011

Debra Parks vs. Alpharma, Inc.

MWELA & MELA Amicus by Jessica Weber Court of Appeals of Maryland March 7, 2011
Joy Friolo v. Douglas Frankel, et al. MWELA Amicus Court of Appeals of Maryland February 14, 2011
The Metropolian Washington Orthopaedic Association, Chartered, et al. v. Christina L. Cervieri, M.D. MWELA Amicus Court of Appeals of Maryland February 24, 2011 
Denise Burgess v. Stuart G. Bowen, Jr., Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction MWELA Amicus by Leslie D. Alderman U.S Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit February 14, 2011
Ramesh Sharma v. District of Columbia MWELA Amicus U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia December 6, 2010
Talavera v. U.S. Agency for International Development MWELA Amicus by John R. Ates U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit August 20, 2010
Julia M. Taylor v. Giant of Maryland LLC MWELA Amicus Court of Appeals of Maryland March 23, 2010

Mountaire Farms, Inc. vs Luisa Perez

Public Justice Center, Legal Aid, Bureau, Legal Aid Justice Center, MELA & MWELA Amicus by Monisha Cherayil

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit March 4, 2010
Conyers/Northover v. Department of Defense MWELA Amicus by Elizabeth L. Newman U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board March 1, 2010
Jason Mann v. Heckler & Koch Defense, Inc.  MWELA Amicus U.S Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit December 21, 2009
Tanya Jackson; Michael Agyeman; Thomas George; Isaac Asave, on behalf of themselves and on behalf of all others similarly situated v. Estelle's Place, LLC; Jireh Place, LLC; Our Place, LLC; Destiny Place, LLC; Debra Roundtree; Mary Bell  MWELA Amicus U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit December 14, 2009
Prince of Peace et al. v. Mary Linklater MWELA Amicus by Alan R. Kabat Court of Appeals of Maryland October 15, 2009
Lisa Meade v. Shangri-La Limited Partnership and AND T/A & D/B/A Children's Manor Montessori School MWELA Amicus by Jonathan C Puth Court of Appeals of Maryland  February 26, 2009
Ginger v. DC MWELA Amicus by Jonathan C Puth U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit July 17, 2008 
Danielle R. Cesarano v. Reed Smith LLP MWELA Amicus District of Columbia Court of Appeals April 7, 2008
Calvin Hoffeld v. Shepherd Electric Co., Inc. MWELA Amicus by Julie Glass Martin-Korb Court of Appeals of Maryland  January 2008
Barbour v. WMATA MWELA Amicus by Douglas Huron U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit December 5, 2003
Joy Friolo v. Douglas Frankel and Maryland/Virginia Medical Trauma Group MWELA Amicus by Stephen Chertkof and Daniel Katz Court of Special Appeals of Maryland  September 2002