Suzanne M. Tsintolas is a practicing trial attorney with more than 22 years of experience in litigating discrimination, employment law, and defamation cases, primarily in Maryland and the District of Columbia. She began her formal education with a B.A. from the University of New Hampshire and earned her Master’s degrees from Troy University in Human Resource Management and Public Administration. Ms. Tsintolas worked for more than 15 years in corporations and local government as a human resources professional concentrating in recruitment, staffing, and employment matters. She culminated her corporate career as a senior human resources director of a Fortune 50 company, where she advised and counseled senior and executive management on hiring and termination practices, staffing, and ensured compliance with federal and state employment laws, and EEOC, OFCCP, and AAP guidelines. A graduate of Vermont Law School where she earned her J.D., Ms. Tsintolas honed her trial and litigation skills at two boutique law firms in Washington, DC., before opening her solo practice in Maryland in 1996, followed by her DC office in 2009. From its inception, the firm has focused on resolving legal disputes rooted in workplace discrimination, employment law, and defamation.
Ms. Tsintolas is an adjunct faculty member at Georgetown University. Since her appointment in 2007, she has recurrently taught in the nationally recognized, ABA-approved Paralegal Studies Program with the School of Continuing Studies and in a variety of corporate and custom-designed learning programs. Prior to joining Georgetown, Ms. Tsintolas taught legal studies at The George Washington University, Washington, DC and Montgomery College, Takoma Park, Maryland. Ms. Tsintolas also volunteers and serves as a guest speaker at mentoring and career development events for high school-aged women in the Metropolitan DC area.