Emmett F. McGee, Jr.

Emmett F. McGee, Jr.: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.


Emmett F. McGee is a Principal in the Baltimore, Maryland, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He represents employers in all aspects of employment law and human resource management, including employment discrimination, wage and hour issues, and affirmative action planning.

In addition to advice and counsel on a broad range of employment issues, Mr. McGee's practice includes litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country, as well as before administrative agencies and arbitration panels. He has extensive experience in wage and hour matters, including Department of Labor audits, collective action, and class action litigation. He also has extensive experience in the areas of employment contracts, trade secrets and restrictive covenants, and related litigation, as well as the litigation of ERISA claims and stock option claims.

He has been recognized as one of the country's leading labor and employment lawyers in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, which called him a major player in the employment field, an outstanding litigator, and a very smart attorney.

Honors and Recognitions

•Baltimore Labor Law-Management “Lawyer of the Year (2014)


May 24, 2016

Maryland Expands Equal Pay Law to Prohibit Gender Identity Discrimination, Require Pay Transparency

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has signed into law a significant expansion of the Maryland Equal Pay Law, including new provisions to prohibit pay discrimination on the basis of gender identity and to make it easier for employees to discover and discuss disparities in pay.As expanded on May 19, 2016, the Maryland Equal Pay Law...

August 3, 2015

Maryland's Montgomery County Enacts First Paid Sick and Safe Leave Law in State

Montgomery County is the first county in Maryland to enact a paid sick and safe leave law. The Earned Sick and Safe Leave Law (“the Law”) requires employers operating and doing business in Montgomery County, that employ one or more employees, to provide paid sick and safe leave to their employees who perform work in the...

May 22, 2014

Baltimore Enacts 'Ban the Box' Law, Restricts Private Employers' Inquiries into Applicants' Criminal Backgrounds

The Baltimore City Council has enacted the “Ban the Box Fair Criminal Record Screening Practices” Ordinance, which restricts the timing of pre-employment inquiries about a job applicant's criminal history by certain private employers. The Ordinance will become effective August 13, 2014, 90 days after Mayor Stephanie...

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August 15, 2016

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2017

WHITE PLAINS, NY August, 15, 2016 - Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce that more than 145 attorneys throughout the firm's 57 locations have been named to the Best Lawyers in America 2017. In addition, 13 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the...

May 27, 2016

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Jackson Lewis and Its Attorneys Ranked in 2016 Chambers USA Guide

WHITE PLAINS, NY (May 27, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, has been recognized in the 2016 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, a prestigious annual guide which ranks leading law firms in the United States. In addition to the firm's national...

August 17, 2015

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Jackson Lewis Attorneys Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America 2016

WHITE PLAINS, NY (August 17, 2015) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country's preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce 137 of the firm's attorneys have been named to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers. In addition, 10 attorneys were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their respective...

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Class Actions and Complex Litigation
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Financial Services
  • Government Contractors
  • Health Care
  • Technology and Telecom
  • Transportation and Warehousing

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
410-415-2003  Phone
(410) 415-2001  Fax
University Attended:
Johns Hopkins University, B.A., 1981
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1984
Year of First admission:
1985, Maryland; District of Columbia
Birth Information:

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  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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