Theodore P. Stein, P.C.

Maryland and D.C. Attorney Represents Businesses and Nonprofits for ERISA, Employment and Business Law and Litigation

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Firm Overview

Theodore P. Stein, of the law firm of Theodore P. Stein, P.C., represents mid-sized and growing small businesses located primarily in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia for ERISA and employee benefits, employment law and business law and litigation. From his offices in Bethesda, Maryland, Mr. Stein gives each client the benefit of his years of experience and a passion for excellence. Mr. Stein represents a broad range of businesses, including hospitals and health care providers, technology companies, personal services firms and non-profits, as well as their principals and executives.

Mr. Stein has earned an outstanding reputation over the course of his 25-year career. He is known for experienced representation, focused knowledge and his valuable network of legal peers, all enabling him to work efficiently for his clients. He has earned an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell--the highest rating available--for his high ethical standards and professional ability.

Specific examples of his experience include:
-Employee Benefits and ERISA - Mr. Stein represents clients in legal matters involving ERISA, the Affordable Care Act, HIPAA and in complying with federal and state group benefits laws.
-Employment Law - Mr. Stein represents employers in crafting employment agreements and restrictive covenants, including covenants not-to-compete, and in responding to discrimination and wage and overtime complaints.
-Business Law and Litigation - Mr. Stein handles shareholder, member and partner complaints, as well as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and business tort cases.
-Estates and Trusts - Mr. Stein represents personal representatives, trustees, heirs and beneficiaries, in understanding their duties and enforcing their rights. If litigation is threatened, he knows the rules of the probate court or trust office and how to represent clients in litigation effectively but with an eye toward favorable resolution of disputes.
Main Office

Main Office
4520 E West Hwy, Suite 700
Bethesda  MD  20814

Phone
  • 301-469-3350
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Employment
Maryland and D.C. Employment Law Attorney Advises Employers on Employment Agreements and Worker Disputes
Bethesda attorney has represented employers for 25 years on compliance issues and forceful responses to complaints
Building strong relationships with your workforce supports your business' stability and progress. Adhering to the strict laws and policies governing labor relations is designed to leave you free to focus on your business. Theodore P. Stein provides employers with day-to-day compliance counseling and resolutions to workplace disputes that advance labor relations and further your business success.

Supporting productive workplace conditions:
Following complex legal procedures takes valuable time away from your real job - running and promoting your business. For 25 years, Mr. Stein has counseled businesses on procedures and compliance under labor and employment laws, including:
-Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
-Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
-Workers Compensation Program
-Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
-Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA)
-Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
-Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA)
-Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
-Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
-Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)

Advising employers on compliance and dispute resolution:
Mr. Stein works with employers to ensure continued compliance with complex state and federal regulations. Legal disputes may arise even at a company that is diligent about regulatory compliance. Having proper legal representation to guide your company helps you deal with current disputes in an expedient fashion and gives you the opportunity to avoid potentially problematic situations as you develop your plans for the future. Through his skills in administration, procedure, settlement negotiations, mediation, arbitration and court trials, attorney Theodore P. Stein works to obtain the best possible solutions in matters concerning:
-Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
-Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
-Workers Compensation Program
-Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)
-Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA)
-Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
-Employee relations management
-Senior executive appointments and severance
-Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
-Equal employment opportunity commission (EEOC) disputes
-Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act
-Consumer Credit Protection Act (CCPA)
-Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
-Immigration and Nationality Act (INA)
-Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)
-Trade or labor unions
-Discrimination-based conflicts
-Class action audits
-Benefits issues

Safeguarding your business:
Just as your company has certain specific responsibilities to its employees, workers are obligated to comply with work policies and legal requirements that affect your business. Incompetent, unethical or unlawful behavior of a worker has potentially devastating consequences.
Mr. Stein assists businesses in:
-Developing clear, written employment policies
-Drafting employment contracts
-Drafting non-compete agreements
-Drafting nondisclosure agreements
-Addressing suspicions of a worker's unlawful or unethical acts
-Dismissing employees
-Handling discrimination and harassment complaints

Theodore P. Stein

Admitted:
1985, Maryland and District of Columbia; U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Maryland; U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Biography:
-Contributing Editor, Employee Benefits Law Cumulative Supplement, ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law
-Member, Cancer Board Chairman, Board of Trustees, Washington Adventist Hospital Foundation
-General Counsel, Avanstage, LLC
-General Counsel, Garden of Remembrance Memorial Park, Inc., Clarksburg, Maryland
-Federal Court Task Force, Joint Bar Advisory Committee, Southern Division, U.S. District Court, District of Maryland

Memberships:
-Montgomery County (Chairman, Business Law and Banking Section; Member, Sections on: Employment Law; Litigation)
-Maryland State and American (Member, Sections on: Business Law; Labor and Employment Law; Employee Benefits Law; Litigation) Bar Associations
-The District of Columbia Bar (Member, Sections on: Litigation, Labor and Employment Law; Corporations, Finance and Securities Law)

Education:
Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D. 1984)
-Member, 1982-1983 and Comment Editor, 1983-1984, Catholic University Law Review
-Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure, Commercial Transactions, Constitutional Law and Torts
-Ranked third in class
University of Michigan, (B.A. honors, with high distinction, 1974)


Practice Areas:
-Employee Benefits/ERISA/Obamacare
-Employee Benefits and ERISA Litigation
-Health Care
-Labor and Employment
-Labor and Employment Litigation
-Trust, Wills and Estate Planning
-Estates & Trust Litigation
-Business and Corporate Law
-Business Litigation

Birthplace:
Chicago, Illinois

Reported Cases:
-Biktasheva v. Red Square Sports, Inc., 366 F.Supp.2d 289 (D. Md. 2005)
-Dunbar v. Orbital Sciences Corp. Group Disability Plan, 265 F.Supp.2d 572 (D. Md. 2003)
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