Mr. Seegull represents both private and public sector employers in all areas of labor and employment law. He advises clients on compliance, litigation avoidance, and limiting liability with respect to the full complement of employment decisions, ranging from hiring to discipline and termination. Mr. Seegull also defends clients in all types of employment-related litigation, arbitration and agency investigations, including claims of discrimination and sexual harassment, claims under the ADA and FMLA, claims for wages and overtime under the FLSA and parallel state laws, claims for breach of contract and employment related torts such as defamation and invasion of privacy, occupational safety and health claims, and litigation arising out of employee violations of non-compete agreements, trade secrets, and related issues.
Mr. Seegull also advises and defends employers with respect to union organizing, negotiations, strikes, and proceedings on unfair labor practices before the NLRB and the courts. His record of success in the early stages of lawsuits through dispositive motions has both rendered his clients devoid of liability and saved them additional substantial dollars by avoiding long, drawn out trials. In addition, he uses the most current technology to aid litigation and plan strategy.
Mr. Seegull has appeared in numerous U.S. state and federal courts, and he is admitted to practice law in the state of Maryland. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the District Courts of Maryland, Eastern District of Michigan, and the District of Columbia. Mr. Seegull is also admitted to practice before the Third and Fourth Circuit Courts of Appeals, along with the state courts of Maryland.
Mr. Seegull is listed as a “Leading Lawyer in Labor and Employment” in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America and Maryland Super Lawers. Among his representative articles and speeches, Mr. Seegull has lectured and written extensively on labor and management issues and has been quoted in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal. Among his representative articles and presentations are: "When a Test Turns into a Trial," Business Law Today (January 2006); Annual Presenter, "Hiring and Firing: Doing It Right to Avoid Problems," Weinberg Fellows Program; and "The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002," Baltimore Metropolitan Area of Chapter for the American Payroll Association (February 2, 2004).
Mr. Seegull received his B.A. degree from Michigan State University in 1991. He earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan in 1994.