Garrett Wozniak has practiced law since 2013, concentrating in the representation of private and public sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.  Garrett’s practice includes general advice and counseling in employment matters, as well as the defense of employment discrimination and sexual harassment suits, ADA and FMLA litigation, wrongful discharge suits, wage and hour cases, NLRB proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations, workplace investigations, and grievance arbitrations.

Garrett is a member of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Labor & Employment Committee.  He has served on the Board of the YMCA in Wilmington, Delaware, and was twice Co-Chair of the Strong Kids Campaign.

Prior to becoming an attorney, Garrett worked in politics, where he ran political organizations, managed campaigns, and started a boutique political consulting business.  Garrett also spent time working for the Delaware General Assembly and consulting for a Fortune 500 company on government affairs-related matters.

Garrett is admitted to practice in Maryland, the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  In addition, he has litigated in federal courts in California, Florida, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, Texas, and Virginia.

Garrett attended the University of Baltimore School of Law where he was a member of the National Moot Court Team and served as Comments Editor for the University of Baltimore Law Review.  He also has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Delaware.  Garrett attended Towson University and Montgomery College.  He resides in Baltimore County and enjoys coaching little league.

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Education
  • Towson University (magna cum laude, 2004)
  • University of Delaware (MPA) (with high honors, 2006)
  • University of Baltimore School of Law (2013)
Court Admissions
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Maryland
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States Supreme Court

Recent Posts

Professors Are Not Widgets
Posted On: 05/05/2022
In a recent decision, Palmer v. Indiana University, et al., No. 21-1634 (7th Cir. Apr. 14, 2022), the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed summary judgment in favor of Indiana University and its trustees in a suit brought by a lecturer in the school’s business marketing department.  Palmer, a lecturer and then senior lecturer, alleged […]
Don’t Refuse To Hire Someone Because Of Their Sex
Posted On: 05/03/2022
Better yet, don’t make employment decisions based on protected characteristics.  Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in employment on account of race, color, religion, sex, and national origin, as well as retaliation by an employer against an individual who opposes or participates in a protected activity.  Disabilities are covered by […]
Vague Allegations Doom Physician’s Discrimination Claim
Posted On: 03/11/2022
A recent decision from the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Nadendla v. Wakemed, No. 21-1300 (4th Cir. Jan. 21, 2022) provides a reminder of a plaintiff’s burden when asserting claims of race discrimination under a federal statute commonly referred to as Section 1981. Haritha Nadendla is a physician of Indian origin who had clinical privileges […]

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