Shawe Rosenthal LLP

Gary Simpler

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Practice Areas

Labor-management relations; union avoidance, collective bargaining; employment discrimination; human resources advice and counsel; employment tort and contract litigation; covenants not-to-compete litigation; intellectual property and trade secret litigation; wage and hour laws; Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification act (WARN); employment agreements, employment handbooks, policies, and procedures; appellate litigation.

Professional Memberships

Bar Admissions: Maryland; US Courts of Appeals for the 3rd and 4th Circuits. Professional Associations: American Bar Association; Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 2015; Maryland State Bar Association, Member, Labor Law Section; Employment Law Alliance; Worklaw Network.


Gary is a contributing author to the 'Employment Law Deskbook' and 'NLRA Law & Practice', both published by Lexis/Matthew Bender. He is also a contributing author to the Global Employers Handbook published by Thompson Information Services.


Co-managing partner of Shawe Rosenthal LLP. University of Maryland School of Law, JD, cum laude, 1985; University of Maryland, BA, cum laude, 1979, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Kappa Phi. Recipient of the 2018 Maryland Daily Record Leadership in the Law Award.