Alicia litigates employment claims involving race and other protected classes.
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.
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 a "Rising Star" by Maryland Super Lawyers® for Employment & Labor since 2010
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
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
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
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland