July 15th, 2019

New Employment Laws Passed During Maryland’s 2019 Legislative Session

Numerous laws affecting employers were passed during the 2019 Maryland legislative session and will go into effect in the coming months. Laws Going Into Effect on Oct. 1, 2019 Gender Diversity Law This new law…

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May 14th, 2019

Supreme Court Expands Scope of Enforcing Arbitration Clauses

A recent Supreme Court decision should make employers think about reviewing their employment contracts, policies and arbitration clauses. In Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis, a sharply divided United States Supreme Court expanded the enforceability of…

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Medical Marijuana in the Workplace

August 22nd, 2018

Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

With Medial Marijuana now legal in Maryland, employers question how to handle an employee who tests positive for marijuana.  While many employers currently have policies in place that prohibit the use of marijuana, what does…

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Maryland State Flag Laws

July 20th, 2018

New Law Makes General Contractors Liable For Unpaid Wages Of Their Subcontractors

Effective October 1, 2018, a new Maryland Law called the “General Contractor Liability for Unpaid Wages Act” makes construction general contractors (the “GC”), jointly and severally liable to pay their subcontractor’s employees’ wages, when the…

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2018 Super Lawyers

December 15th, 2017

2018 Maryland Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Includes 24 Stein Sperling Attorneys

Stein Sperling is pleased to announce that 24 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion on the 2018 Maryland Super Lawyers lists, including attorneys on Top 10, Top 50 and Top 10 lists. A…

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