Correia & Puth, PLLC welcomes Elizabeth Fletcher and Melissa Stein

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Correia & Puth welcomes two new attorneys to the firm, Elizabeth Flether and Melissa Stein. Elizabeth W. Fletcher is an associate attorney with Correia & Puth, PLLC.  She advocates for clients in all aspects of the firm’s litigation practice, including …

Four Correia & Puth, PLLC lawyers named to 2020 Best Lawyers® list

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Correia & Puth, PLLC is pleased to announce that 4 lawyers have been included in the 2020 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list …

Linda M. Correia named 2020 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” in the Washington, D.C. area

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Correia & Puth, PLLC attorney Linda M. Correia is recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2020 “Lawyer of the Year” for Civil Rights Law in the Washington, D.C. area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the …

Maryland Expands the Coverage of Its Anti-Discrimination Law and Provides New Protections for Workers Who Have Experienced Harassment

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On October 1, 2019, Maryland employees gained strengthened protections from discrimination, especially for employees subjected to workplace sexual harassment.  The new law makes Maryland a more favorable forum to pursue employment discrimination and harassment claims including in comparison to federal …

HHS Issues Rule on Moral and Religious Objections in Healthcare

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On Thursday, May 2, 2019, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a new rule that gives doctors, nurses, and other health care workers a green light to refuse to provide …

The Supreme Court Will Decide Whether Federal Civil Rights Law Applies to Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination—But Don’t Forget About the States

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The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review three cases involving important questions of LGBTQ rights under Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.  Two of those cases concern whether the prohibition on gender discrimination includes workplace protections for gay …