Offit Kurman Attorney April Rancier Involved in MD LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Recipient of the Rising Star Award at the National GLCC

For Immediate Release

Baltimore, MD | September 12, 2018 The MD LGBT Chamber of Commerce recently received the Rising Star Award at the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce Conference in Philadelphia. The NGLCC is the business voice of the LGBT community. Offit Kurman attorney April Rancier has been involved in the launch of the MD Chamber, which was unveiled in June 2017. She serves as a Co-Chair of the Membership Committee.

The Rising Star Award honors a Chamber that has exhibited new vitality and relevance in their local LGBT business community and demonstrated a commitment to the broader national movement. It was announced that the MD LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the Rising Star Award at the 2018 NGLCC International Business & Leadership Conference in Philadelphia.



The Maryland LGBT Chamber of Commerce empowers and promotes the economic well-being of the LGBT+ community in the Maryland marketplace through education, networking and advocacy. As a vital link between government, businesses and our allies, the Chamber facilitates equality, prosperity and inclusivity for all members of the LGBT+ community.




Labor and Employment Attorney April Rancier | 410.209.6426

April Rancier is an experienced labor and employment litigator who is well versed in both state and federal court proceedings with a practice concentration in Employment Discrimination. While Ms. Rancier focused in discrimination matters, she provides comprehensive and practical guidance for clients in the whole gamut of employee relations issues that affect employers. These include issues arising out of claims of retaliation, claims of discrimination and harassment filed under Title VII and state and local anti-discrimination laws, and claims brought under federal statutes such as the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Working as a labor attorney, Ms. Rancier handles many different labor issues, wrongful termination claims, non-compete agreements, employment agreements, and severance agreements. Ms. Rancier also handles other work related issues such as non-compete agreements, employment contracts, severance agreements and general contract claims, employment-related tort claims and other business and professional tort claims.





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