Charles R. Bacharach, Member

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  • My goal is always to obtain the best result for my client while minimizing exposure to potential claims.

    Chuck was named to Best Lawyers 2018 for Employment Law - Individuals.

Contact

cbacharach@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4169
410-576-4292 (fax)

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Chuck is a member in the Firm's Employment, Litigation and Health Care Practice Groups. He represents clients in a wide array of employment matters, including employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wage claims, contract disputes, wrongful discharge, false claims act, defamation, and negligent misrepresentation actions. In addition, he represents clients in ERISA and other employee benefit matters. Chuck has also represented clients in a variety of general civil litigation cases, including matters relating to commercial transactions, contract disputes and trademark.

Despite successfully representing numerous employers in litigated actions, Chuck's goal is litigation avoidance. Chuck assists and counsels clients to develop and implement proactive and preventative personnel policies, employment agreements, covenants not to compete, and other employment documents to maximize their effectiveness and to minimize client exposure to potential claims.

Chuck is admitted to the Maryland and District of Columbia Bars, as well as the federal trial and appellate courts of both jurisdictions. He is an active member of the American Bar Association's Committee on Employee Rights and Responsibilities and a co-chair of its ethics subcommittee.

Chuck regularly speaks and counsels clients on the following topics:

  • Introduction to Employment and Labor Law in Maryland
  • Nature of the Employment Relationship in Maryland
  • Wrongful Discharge in Maryland
  • Sexual Harassment Law
  • Employment Discrimination in Maryland
  • Workplace Investigations
  • HR Compliance: Employee Handbooks
  • HR Compliance: Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Legal Aspects of the Hiring Process
  • Workplace Documentation:  Creating an Effective Paper Trail
  • The Treatment of Confidential Information in Retaliatory Discharge and Related Actions Brought by In-House Counsel

Honors

Named to Band 3 of Maryland Labor & Employment Attorneys by Chambers & Partners, 2017

Named to the Best Lawyers in America for Employment Law - Individuals since 2016

AV® Preeminent™ rating in Martindale-Hubbell

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Professional and Civic Involvement

Member, American Bar Association

Member, Maryland State Bar Association

Member, Board of Directors of Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland

Publications and Lectures

Contact

cbacharach@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4169
410-576-4292 (fax)

Related Legal Boutiques

Benefits/ERISA
Employment
Financial Services
Health Care
Litigation
Real Estate
Technology & Intellectual Property
Alternative Dispute Resolution

Education

J.D., with honors, George Washington University, 1988
B.A., magna cum laude, Clark University, 1984

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 1988
District of Columbia, 1996