Alicia Lynn Wilson, Member on Leave

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  • I enjoy developing relationships with my clients and in the community.

    Alicia litigates employment claims involving race and other protected classes.

Contact

awilson@gfrlaw.com
410-576-4085

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Alicia is a Member on Leave in Gordon Feinblatt’s Labor and Employment Practice.

Alicia’s practice covers the spectrum of employment litigation. She handles all aspects of both state and federal claims involving race, age, disability and gender/sexual orientation discrimination, as well as sexual harassment, retaliatory discharge, and wage and hour issues. In addition, Alicia represents unions and management in collective bargaining and National Labor Relation Act matters.

Prior to joining the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group, Alicia had a broad litigation practice including representing business and individuals in complex commercial matters arising from banking and lending transactions and contract disputes. She also has represented individuals in custody and divorce matters. Alicia has extensive experience representing landlords and tenants in matters involving complex commercial leases.

Prior to joining Gordon Feinblatt, Alicia clerked for the Honorable David W. Young (ret.) of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City.

Alicia is an active member of the Baltimore community. She has held officer positions in several bar associations. Alicia is a past president of the Alliance of Black Women Attorneys of Maryland and currently co-chairs the organization’s Strategic Growth Committee. Alicia is also Co-Chair of the Historical and Mentoring Committee of the Bar Association of Baltimore City and serves on the local and Specialty Bar Liaison Committee of the Maryland State Bar Association.

Honors

Received the Community and Public Service Award -- Young Lawyer of the Year from the Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2015

Named a Young Lawyer/Future History Maker by the Monumental City Bar Association, 2015

Named a Rising Star by the National Summit of Black Women Lawyers, 2015

Named to 2014 Hot List in Lawyers of Color Magazine

Received 2012 Presidential Award from Bar Association for Baltimore City

Named to the 2010-2015 lists of Maryland Rising Stars in Civil Litigation Defense, Family Law, and Employment Litigation: Defense and in Employment & Labor in 2016 in Maryland Super Lawyers Magazine

Named one of Maryland's "20 in Their 20s" by The Daily Record, 2011

Named one of Maryland's "Leading Women" by The Daily Record, 2011

Received 2009 UMBC Alumni Association Rising Star Award

Received 2008 Stellar Women Award from the W.E.B. Dubois Society and the Philomatheans

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Professional and Civic Involvement

Section Leader, 2015-2016 Diverse Leaders Academy Program for the American Bar Association

Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City Board of Trustees, 2013 – present

Member, Harbor City Chapter of the Links, Incorporated, 2013 – present

Member, Character Committee, 6th Appellate Judicial District of Maryland, 2014 - present

Co-Chair, Historical and Mentoring Committee, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 2014 - Present

Elected Member, Bar Association of Baltimore City, 2013-2014

Past President, The Alliance of Black Women Attorneys, 2012 - 2013

Chair, Gordon Feinblatt Diversity Committee, 2011 - present

Member, CollegeBound Foundation, Executive Board, 2011 - present

Co-Chair, CollegeBound Lawyers' Campaign, 2011 - 2013

Vice-Chair, The Public Justice Center, Executive Board, 2012 - present

Co-Chair, Bar Association of Baltimore City, Young Lawyers Division, Public Education Committee Member, 2012 - 2014

Volunteer, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, 2009 - present

Member, CHOICE Jobs Program Advisory Board, 2010 - present

Mentor, The Living Classroom Foundation's Girls' Empowerment Mission, 2010 – 2013

Transportation Chair, The National Bar Association, 2011 Baltimore Convention Committee

Member, National Bar Association, 2011 - present

Member, The Monumental Bar Association, 2009 - present

Member, American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, Litigation Section, 2007 - present

Member, Maryland State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, 2007 - present

Member, Baltimore Development Corporation, Bridging The Gap Committee, 2009 - 2011

Publications and Lectures

Links

LinkedIn

Related Legal Boutiques

Employment
Litigation

Education

J.D., National Trial Team, Cunningham Award for Outstanding Leadership, A.S. Cooper Award for Service, Gallagher Price Award for Service to Children & Youth, Order of the Barristers, University of Maryland School of Law, 2007
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2004

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Bar Admissions

Maryland, 2007