Linda Thatcher

Linda Thatcher

Managing Partner of Thatcher Law Firm, LLC
  • Arbitration & Mediation, Business Law, Civil Rights ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania
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Summary

An accomplished employment litigator and mediator, Linda has been consistently named one of "Washington's Top Employment Lawyers" by Washingtonian Magazine since 2007.

Linda has earned accolades from judges, peers, and clients. A grateful client said of her: “Linda’s legal acumen, years of experience, and deep understanding of human nature combine to make her an effective advocate. She is equal parts grit and compassion, a great listener who cuts to the heart of the matter, and she was ALWAYS available to me.” Another client wrote that “Linda is—quite literally—the best in the business. If you’re looking for the very best to fight for you—no matter how complicated the issue might be, Linda and her team are the only option.”

Practice Areas
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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Maryland
Maryland Court of Appeals
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Pennsylvania
Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
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4th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
Thatcher Law Firm, LLC
- Current
Education
St. Mary's University School of Law
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Longwood University
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Awards
Washington's Top Employment Lawyers
Washingtonian Magazine
Exceptional Service Award
Judges of the US District Court for the District of Maryland
In Recognition of Dedication and Commitment in Providing Exceptional Services to this Court
Washington's Top Employment Lawyers
Washingtonian Magazine
Washington's Top Employment Lawyers
Washingtonian Magazine
Washington's Top Employment Lawyers
Washingtonian Magazine
Washington's Top Employment Lawyers
Washingtonian Magazine
Washington's Top Employment Lawyers
Washingtonian Magazine
Washington's Top Employment Lawyers
Washingtonian Magazine
Professional Associations
Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter
Current
Activities: President: Board of Governors (2010-2011)
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Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
Current
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American Bar Association
Current
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Maryland Bar Association
Current
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Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
Current
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Georgetown University Law Center NITA Faculty Member
Current
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Women's Bar Association of Maryland
Current
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Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Current
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Anne Arundel Bar Association
Current
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Society for Human Resource Management
Current
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Historical Society, US District Court for the District of Maryland
- Current
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District of Columbia Bar
Member
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
Proving Discrimination by Disparate Impact and its Economic Effects , New Haven, CT
Yale University
Impact Litigation: Making a Difference as a Woman Lawyers , Women in the Law: Past Experiences and Paths Forward
Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter
Mediation Boot Camp , Washington, DC
Maryland Washington Employment Lawyers Association
Panelist Expert
Economics of Starting, Building & Running a New Solo Practice , MSBA 16th Solo & Small Firm Conference
Maryland State Bar Association
Women in the Law , Baltimore, MD
Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter
Why Are We Still Talking About Sex Discrimination and Sexual Harassment , 10th Annual Fall Human Resources Conference , Baltimore, MD
Chesapeake Human Resources Association
The Dynamics of Employment Litigation in Federal Court: A View from the Bench and the Bar , The Employment Law Sections of the Bar Association of Montgomery Co., and the Prince George’s County Bar, , Greenbelt, MD
Women in the Law: Strategies for Success , University of Maryland Carey School of Law, Baltimore, MD
Federal Bar Association, Maryland Chapter
Workplace Retaliation - Minimize Your Risk , 2012 Hunt Valley EEO Seminar , Hunt Valley, MD
US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Depositions in Employment Cases , 7th Annual Maryland Employment Lawyers Association Conference , Columbia, MD
Faculty Member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy , Washington, DC
Georgetown University Law School
Termination During a Recession: Identifying Employer Error , Columbia, MD
The Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc.
Legal Marketing , North American Legal Senior Leadership Panel , Leesburg, VA
Thomson Reuters
Protecting Employee Rights in the State Court of Maryland , Third Annual Maryland Employment Lawyers Association Conference , Columbia, MD
Race Discrimination - Federal and State Courts , Prince George's County, MD
NAACP
Documentation – To Prevent Workplace Problems” & “Human Resources: What Franchisors Aren’t Sharing with You and Why , 15th Anniversary Franchisee Leadership Summit and Annual Meeting, American Association of Franchisees and Dealers , Fort Worth, TX
AAFD
Settlement , Litigating and Resolving Employment Cases: View from the Bench , Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
Jury Instructions: Race, Gender, and Age Discrimination Claims: The Plaintiff's Perspective , Evidence Issues and Jury Instructions in Employment Cases , Washington, DC
American Law Institute-American Bar Association Continuing Professional Education
Triage: Case Selection and Intake , Litigation and Resolving Employment Cases: Views from the Bench , Washington, DC
Georgetown University Law Center
Running a Solo or Small Law Firm , Maryland State Bar Association Annual Meeting , Ocean City, MD
Pre-Litigation Phase II , Litigating Employment Cases: Views from the Bench , Washington, DC
Georgetown University Law Center
The Economics of Running an Employment Practice , MWELA Annual Conference
Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
Changes in Employment Law , Reston, VA
Science Applications International Corporation
Sex Discrimination Jury Verdict , MWELA Seminar , Washington, DC
Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association
The Plaintiff's Perspective , Winning Through Discovery in Employment Discrimination Cases , Columbia, MD
Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers, Inc.
Changes in Employment LAw , Reston, VA
Science Applications International Corporation
Litigating Race Discrimination Claims , NELA 11th Annual Convention , Washington, DC
National Employment Lawyers Association
Importance of Jury Duty , Prince George's County, MD
NAACP
Age Discrimination - A Fact of Life , Senior Attorney's Forum
Women's Bar Association of the District of Columbia
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Thatcher Law Firm, LLC
7849 Belle Point Drive
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Toll-Free: (866) 604-3882
Telephone: (301) 441-1400
Fax: (301) 441-9602
Monday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 6 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
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