Gregory   Currey

Contact

Phone: 410.209.6424
Fax: 410.209.6435
Mailing: 300 East Lombard Street ,
2010 , Baltimore , MD   21202
Linkedin: Gregory Currey

PRACTICE FOCUS

Gregory Currey is an experienced and efficient attorney who focuses his practice on Labor and Employment Law and Corporate Immigration matters. He represents employers in matters involving State and Federal employment compliance and litigation, focusing on all aspects of employee relations, including compliance with Title VII, the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, ERISA, retiree health benefits and the NLRA. Mr. Currey’s immigration practice involves counseling employers on I-9 compliance matters, the E-verify program and petitions for temporary visas and permanent residency, including H-1B, L-1, and B visas. Mr. Currey also assists clients with common-law and contractual issues involving clients, including drafting employee handbooks and policies, restrictive covenant agreements, and general contractual issues. In addition to handling employment and immigration matters, Mr. Currey has experience representing companies and individuals in general and contract litigation.

Mr. Currey regularly counsels businesses and organizations to ensure compliance with State and Federal employment laws, reviews and drafts policies for employee handbooks and leads employee management training programs.  Mr. Currey has been named a Rising Star in Employment and Labor Law for Maryland's Super Lawyers for the past three years.  He is a member of the Bar Association of Baltimore City and the Maryland State Bar Association.  He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Maryland, College Park and his J.D. from George Washington University Law School.

POINTS OF DISTINCTION

  • 2013-2017 Rising Star in Employment & Labor Law for Maryland Super Lawyers; Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement
  • 2013 Fellow of the Baltimore Bar Foundation, Inc.

Education & Admissions

  • J.D. The George Washington University Law School, 2006
  • B.A. (cum laude). The University of Maryland, 2003
  • Maryland
  • Maryland Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland

Activities

  • Bar Association for Baltimore City
  • Served on the Employment Issue Committee of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce
  • Served as a faculty member on seminars with the National Business institute (NBI)

Posts

"Immigration Law Updates – Travel Ban Updates and ICE Raids"

On Thursday, February 9th, a three-judge motions panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the…

"Immigration Law Updates – What Every Employer Needs to Know"

During his campaign, President Trump made a number of statements about immigration law.  While many elected officials will campaign one…

"DOL Final Rule Under Fire"

DOL Final Rule Under Fire Recent Challenges to the Changes to the Overtime and White Collar Exemptions Earlier this year,…

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"BREAKING NEWS – DOL Issues Final Rule on FLSA Changes"

by Gregory P. Currey Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the issuance of the final overtime rule.  This is…

"EEOC Files First Suits Challenging Sexual Orientation Discrimination as Sex Discrimination"

In a press release dated March 1, 2016, the EEOC announced that it was filing two separate lawsuits against private…

"Paid Sick Leave – Coming Soon to Maryland?"

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 marked the opening day of the Maryland General Assembly’s 90 day legislative session.  Maryland employers should…

"Fan Duels, Draft Kings and the First Amendment"

Employer Policies Regarding Off-Duty, Off-Site Conduct Recently two scandals have broken out in the world of sports which illuminate an…

"Same Sex Marriage – Public Officials and Religious Freedom"

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court in a landmark ruling, held in Obergefell v. Hodges that same-sex couples had…

"Paid Sick Leave Will Soon be Mandatory for Employers in Montgomery County, Maryland"

The Montgomery County Council recently passed legislation effective October 1, 2016, whereby Montgomery County, Maryland will join a growing number…

"Medical Marijuana and Drug-Free Workplace Laws"

In recent years, marijuana legalization has gained momentum throughout the country.  Currently, twenty-three states and the District of Columbia have…

"Accommodations for Pregnant Employees"

Supreme Court Clarifies Test for Disparate Treatment of Pregnant Employees The Pregnancy Discrimination Act makes clear that Title VII’s prohibition…

"Offit Kurman Attorney on Ebola and its Impact on the Workplace"

Given the attention being paid by the national news, a number of employers have asked for guidance on how to…

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