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Reba Letsa

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Reba Letsa maintains a broad litigation practice with a focus on labor and employment and business litigation matters.

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Professional Biography


Reba Letsa defends clients against an array of employment and business litigation matters before agencies, arbitrators, and courts at both the state and federal level, with a focus on a variety of industries including retail, education, hospitality, health care, insurance, and housing.

Ms. Letsa's litigation experience includes assisting in the defense against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and breach of contract. She has coordinated with clients to prepare effective and persuasive Statements of Position and Requests for Information and dispositive motions in response to discrimination, harassment, and retaliation allegations. She has also participated in internal workplace investigations involving discrimination and harassment complaints and provided clients advice on best practices for resolving such complaints.

Ms. Letsa proactively helps clients avoid litigation by advising on compliance with applicable federal, state, and local employment laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). She also drafts, reviews, and provides counsel on employee handbooks and policies to ensure compliance with the law and that policies are tailored to fit a client's unique needs and company culture.

Ms. Letsa is a frequent speaker on hot topics in employment law, including return-to-work and workplace safety issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic, ADA compliance, social media policies and developments in state employment law.

Ms. Letsa graduated with honors from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where she honed her legal research and writing skills on the Associate Board of the University of Baltimore Law Review and in her role as Research Assistant.

  • Successfully assisted a client with vacating a $160,000 judgment through motions practice.

  • Following a favorable ruling on a motion to compel arbitration, obtained complete dismissal of a breach of contract action on behalf of a regional client, which resulted in complete dismissal of the lawsuit.

  • Conducted an internal investigation for an education client related to a discrimination complaint. The investigation included numerous witness interviews, document review, legal and policy analysis, and preparation of a confidential report for the client with key investigative findings and recommendations.

  • Served as vice chair in an arbitration proceeding for a wrongful termination case that resulted in the successful dismissal of the complaint.

  • Assisted a large health care company with the development of COVID-19-related employee documents and resources, including infection control and prevention manuals, and health and safety training materials.

  • Board of Directors – Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
  • Member at Large – Bar Association of Baltimore City Young Lawyers' Division Council (2020 – 2021)
  • Member – Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service Community Advocacy Network (MVLS CAN)
    • Featured MVLS CAN Member of the Month (May 2020)
  • Moderator – "Recognizing the Black Family: Structural Racism's Obstacles to Kinship, Wealth and Prosperity," University of Baltimore School of Law, UB Law in Focus: Examining Structural Racism (October 2020)

Education

  • University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 2019, magna cum laude
    • Associate Comments Editor – University of Baltimore Law Review
  • Norfolk State University, B.A., 2015, cum laude

Admissions

  • Maryland, 2019
  • District of Columbia, 2020
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2020

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