Linda Hitt Thatcher

Linda Hitt Thatcher is the founder and managing member of Thatcher Law Firm, LLC in Greenbelt, Maryland. Linda’s practice includes all aspects of employment law, including corporate counselling, EEO training, and litigation on behalf of employers and employees. Linda successfully represented women golfers in their sex discrimination complaints against country clubs, and I have appeared on NBC and Working Women television. Linda is also a certified mediator in civil matters. Linda served as co-counsel with the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs in employment discrimination cases. Linda has served as a faculty member for the NITA Trial Advocacy Skills Program at Georgetown University Law Center, and is a frequent panel member and speaker for numerous CLE programs. Linda is a permanent member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, a past President of the Board of Governors of the Federal Bar Association of Maryland, and an active member in the Women’s Bar Associations of both Maryland and the District of Columbia.

As a graduate of St. Mary’s University Law School, San Antonio, Texas, Linda served as an associate editor of the Law Review. Washingtonian has consistently selected Linda as a Top Lawyer since 2007.

Firm Overview:

A Boutique Employment Litigation Firm

Managing partner, Linda Hitt Thatcher, her partner, and their associates bring energy, passion, and skill to employment law in the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area, including Maryland and Northern Virginia. Our knowledge and experience are matched by our unwavering commitment to our profession and our clients.

In order to provide excellent client service and wise legal counsel, we limit our caseload so each client receives personal attention. Whether you are a large corporation or an individual employee, you will receive our full attention to your legal matter. Our attorneys are dedicated to thorough preparation, a caring approach, and honest, direct communication throughout your case.

Award-Winning Attorneys In Maryland And Washington, D.C.

Thatcher Law Firm lives by our philosophy of providing legal service that is dynamic, direct and effective:

  • We are passionately committed to our clients and bring that passion to every aspect of our representation.
  • We provide honest and realistic assessments of cases, because clients do not benefit when they are only told what they want to hear about the strength of their cases.

Employment law is the primary focus of our practice. We have years of experience representing plaintiffs and defendants. Our Maryland and Washington, D.C. employment lawyers are thoroughly familiar with the employee side of the law, and also have a keen insight into employer defence. In addition, Linda Hitt Thatcher is a certified civil mediator who provides employment mediation services. She has been consistently named one of “Washington’s Top Employment Lawyers” by Washingtonian.

Camellia Jacobs

Camellia Jacobs is an experienced litigator, trained mediator, and Collaborative Law Practitioner. She informs and educates her clients not only on the substantive law that applies to their situation, but also on the various processes that are available to them in resolving their legal issues. Whether through litigation or alternative dispute resolution, Camellia listens with a trained ear to the concerns and questions that are brought to light, and guides clients with an even, calm, and empathetic hand.

Prior to joining the firm as Partner, Camellia was the founder of Jacobs Mediation LLC, a mediation practice dedicated to helping families resolve conflict respectfully and efficiently. She has been certified as a family mediator by the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, and for the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.  With a background in international peace and conflict resolution studies, and as an Iranian-American raising two children in a culturally mixed family, Camellia is particularly qualified in helping families with blended cultural, racial, and/or religious backgrounds. She is keenly aware of the unique issues these families face as an additional element to consider in resolving family conflict.

In addition to her legal practice, Camellia serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at American University, Washington College of Law, where she teaches Family Law and Externship Seminars. She was a panelist for the Maryland State Bar Association’s ADR Section’s seminar on the topic of “Maryland Standards of Conduct for Mediators” and has testified before the Maryland State Senate on the Maryland Mediation Confidentiality Act. She currently serves on the Executive Boards of both the Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution, as well as the Collaborative Dispute Resolution Professionals.

Practice:

ZAVOS JUNCKER LAW GROUP, PLLC is a client-centered boutique law firm with over 60 years of combined experience providing caring and comprehensive representation for all types of families and individuals. Our main office is in Silver Spring, Maryland, with a satellite office in Falls Church, Virginia. We represent clients in Montgomery County and throughout Maryland, the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia.

David L. Blumberg

David Blumberg is our exclusively recommended Life Sciences Services expert in Maryland on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact David directly using the contact details above.

David has more than 20 years of business and consulting experience across the life sciences continuum, including global, specialty, and generic pharmaceuticals, biotech, and medical devices and products. Mr. Blumberg recently retired from KPMG where he led their U.S. Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Advisory practice. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President of Professional Services and Customer Support of a public software company that specialises in contract and demand management for life sciences corporations. He spent several years at Accenture, where he served as lead partner for the Pharmaceutical and Medical Products Industries and led one of the corporation’s largest account relationships. Mr. Blumberg has an M.B.A. from The Wharton School and a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Ohio State University. He is a guest lecturer at The Wharton School, the Harvard Business School and at the New York Institute of Technology. Mr. Blumberg also serves on the Board of Advisors for the Vagelos Life Sciences and Management Program at The Wharton School and the University of Pennsylvania.

Firm Overview:

Aeras is a non-profit biotechnology organisation developing new, effective tuberculosis (TB) vaccines that are affordable and accessible to all who need them. We work through partnerships in both the public and private sectors, with individuals, research organisations, academic institutions, funders, policymakers and others around the world to advance TB vaccine science and development.

Over the past decade, Aeras has made significant contributions to the marked progress of the TB vaccine field. Together with our partners and collaborators, we are advancing the best TB vaccine science and working toward a common goal of ending the threat of TB. Aeras’s headquarters are located in Rockville, Maryland, with offices in Cape Town, South Africa and Beijing, China.