Richard J. Hafets: Lawyer with Jackson Lewis P.C.

Richard J. Hafets

Office Managing Shareholder
Baltimore,  MD  U.S.A.
Phone(410) 415-2000

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Preventive Practices
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • General Employment Litigation
University American University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1973
Law SchoolAmerican University Washington College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1976
Admitted1976, Maryland; 1981, District of Columbia

Richard J. Hafets is the Office Managing Shareholder of the Baltimore office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

Honors, Awards and Pro Bono Activity

• AV rated by Martindale Hubbell

• Named one of America's Leading Labor and Employment Lawyers by Chambers USA

• Listed in The Best Lawyers in America

• Selected for inclusion in Maryland Super Lawyers

• Listed in Who's Who Legal: USA -- Management Labor & Employment

• Named one of Baltimore's Best Lawyers by the Baltimore Sun

Reported CasesSelected Published Cases: McCann v. New World Pasta Co.,2012 U. S. Dist Lexis 44838 ( E. D. Mo. March 30, 2012) (granting summary judgment in race, age, gender, disability and retaliation case). Wyatt v. Maryland Institute College of Art,2012 U. S. Dist Lexis 30465 ( D. Md. March 7, 2012) (granting summary judgment in ADA case). Lapchak v. MICA, Circuit Court of Maryland for Baltimore City, Case No. 24-C-10-003549 (3/3/11) (granting summary judgment in ADA case). Talib v. McCormick & Company, Circuit Court of Maryland for Baltimore City, Case No. 24-C-09-005559 (5/21/10) (granting summary judgment in wrongful discharge case; affirmed on appeal; certiorari denied). Garrison v. McCormick & Company, 2010 U. S. Dist Lexis 64920 ( D. Md. June 30, 2010) ( summary judgment granted in ADA case; appeal dismissed). O'Shea v. Teamsters Local 639 and UPS, 210 Fed. Appx. 317 ( 4th Cir. 2006 ) ( aff'g summary judgment in Section 301 suit). Olarinde v. Holy Cross Hospital, 57 Fed. Appx 595 (4th Cir. 2003) (aff'g summary judgment in race discrimination case). Hamilton v. Village of Cross Keys, Inc., 36 Fed. Appx. 515 (4th Cir. 2002 ) (aff'g summary judgment in sex discrimination/wrongful discharge case). Davis v. Exxon Co., 2000 U. S. App. Lexis 371 ( 4th Cir. 2000) (aff'g summary judgment in wrongful discharge/breach of contract case )Guo v. Ryland Group, Inc, 1997 U. S. App. Lexis 22721 (4th Cir. 1997 ) (aff'g summary judgment in race/national origin case ). Jones v. American Red Cross, 1997 U. S. App. Lexis 16273 ( 4th Cir. 1997 ) (aff'g summary judgment in race case ). Banks v. McCormick & Co., 1991 U. S. App. Lexis 11002 ( 4th Cir. 1991 ) (aff'g summary judgment in race case ). Sharma v. Lockheed Engineering & Management Services Co., 862 F. 2d 314 (4th Cir. 1988 ) ( aff'g summary judgment in race/national origin case ). Anderson v. Dunbar Armored, Inc., 2009 U. S. Dist. Lexis 73041 ( ND Ga. 2009 ) ( granting summary judgment in race/sex case ). New World Pasta Co. v. Teamsters Local 688, 2007 U. S. Dist. Lexis 80314 ( ED Mo. 2007 ) ( vacating arbitration award ). Berkley v. New World Pasta Co., 2006 U. S. Dist. Lexis 50695 ( ED Mo. 2006 ) ( granting summary judgment in ADA case ). Hammad v. Tate Access Floors, 31 F. Supp 2d 524 (D. Md. 1999 ) ( dismissing multi-pronged discrimination case ). Seaman v. Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, 991 F. Supp 751 ( D. Md. 1998 ) ( striking down FMLA regulation ). Diamond v. T. Rowe Price Associates, 852 F. Supp. 372 (D. Md. 1994 ) ( granting summary judgment in sex/ Equal Pay Act case ). Douglas v. PHH Fleetamerica Corp., 832 F. Supp. 1002 ( D. Md. 1993) ( granting summary judgment in sex/age discrimination case ).

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Richard J. Hafets

2800 Quarry Lake Drive, Suite 200
BaltimoreMD 21209


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