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Robin R Cockey

Employment and labor Attorney at Salisbury, MD

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  • Licensed for 43 years
    State MD
    Acquired 1980
    Status
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Practice areas
  1. Employment and labor
    50%
    Employees are protected from employee discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Americans with Disabilities Act, (ADA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and more.

  2. Litigation
    33%
    The attorneys at Cockey, Brennan & Maloney, P.C. are experienced in the fields of employment litigation. Employment litigation encompasses many different types of disputes between employers and employees.

  3. Sexual harassment
    7%
    Sexual Harassment | Hostile Work Environment | Retaliation in the Workplace | Sexual Orientation Discrimination | More | Call today: 410.546.1361.

  4. Discrimination
    5%
    Sex or Gender Discrimination | Employment Discrimination | Religious Discrimination | Sexual Orientation Discrimination | National Origin Discrimination | Pregnancy Discrimination | Disability Discrimination | Race Discrimination | Age Discrimination

  5. Wrongful termination
    5%
    If you believe you've been wrongfully terminated, call Attorney Cockey immediately.

Representative Clients
  • City of Crisfield (1992-Present)
  • Somerset County Sanitary District Commission (2005)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (1984-2006)
  • Wicomico County Housing Authority (1994-Present)
  • The McCready Foundation (Hospital)
  • Eastern Shore Regional Library
Classes/Seminars
  • Employment Rights for Cancer Survivors, Wellness Community of Dermania, 2009 - Present
  • First Amendment Issues: Scope of an Employee's Right to Speak, MICPEL
  • Americans with Disabilities Act CADA for Employers and Tax Incentives, Salisbury University Center for Professional Development / Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce, 2001 - Present
Honors and Awards
  • Bouton Visiting Legal Scholar, Princeton University 1988, 1991
  • Maryland ACLU Pro Bono Attorney Award, 1999 - Present
  • The Daily Record Leadership in Law Award, 2004 - Present
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Wor-Wick Foundation, Member, Board of Trustees, 1986 - 1990
  • Wor-Wick Foundation, Chairman, 1987 - 1990
  • Salisbury City Council, Member, 1986 - 1994
  • Salisbury City Council, President, 1988 - 1994
  • Wicomico County Parks and Recreation Commission, Member, 1987 - 1988
  • Wicomico County Airport Commission, Member, 1989 - 1992
  • City of Salisbury Housing Task Force, Chairman, 1987
  • City of Salisbury Traffic Advisory Committee, Chairman, 1994 - Present
  • Wicomico County, Member
  • Wicomico County, Treasurer, 1985 - 1987
  • City of Salisbury Landlord Licensing Committee, Member, 2003 - Present
  • Maryland Employment Lawyers Association, Member/Vice President, 2009 - Present
Pro Bono Activities
  • Life Crisis Center
Fraternities/Sororities
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Location

Cockey, Brennan & Maloney, L.L.P.
313 Lemmon Hill Lane
Salisbury, MD, 21801-4905

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Resume

AVVO RATING 9.1 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Partner
  • Cockey, Brennan & Maloney
  • 1997 - 2015

Education

  • College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1980
  • Swarthmore College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1977

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Md State Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene v. Phoebus, 319 Md. 710 (1990)
  • Plaintiff's Victory
  • Gold Coast Mall v. Larmar Corp,298 Md. 96 (1984)
  • Successful assertion of arbitrability
  • Knussman v. State of Md, 935 F. Supp. 65(D.Md.1996)
  • Restored leave, damages and attorneys fees
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Associations

  • Maryland Employment Lawyers
  • President
  • 2015 - 2015
  • Maryland Bar Foundation
  • fellow
  • 2011 - 2015
  • Maryland Municipal Attorneys Association
  • member
  • 2011 - 2015
  • City Of Crisfield
  • City Solicitor
  • 1991 - 2014
  • Salisbury City Council
  • President
  • 1986 - 1994
  • Order of Barristers
  • Member
  • 1980 - 2015
  • phi bet kappa
  • member
  • 1977 - 2015
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Honors and Awards

  • Leadership in Law
  • Daily Record
  • 2004
  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year
  • AC LU of Md
  • 1999
  • Bouton Visiting Legal Scholar
  • Princeton University
  • 1991

Publications

  • Md Bar Journal
  • The Unsettling Process of Settling
  • 2011
  • Maryland Trial Lawyers Reporter
  • "Can't Buy Me Leave: Looking For Effective FMLA Remedies"
  • 2007
  • 12 Journal Of Gender, Social Policy And The Law,American University
  • "The Family And Medical Leave Act: What You See And What You Get"
  • 2004
  • Two Margins Law Journal, University of Maryland
  • "Where Left Meets Right: A Case Study Of Class-Based Economic Discrimination Through Zoning In Salisbury, Maryland"
  • 2003
  • Md Bar Journal
  • Deposition Survival Kit
  • 2000
  • The Law Clerk
  • For Employers, the Paper Trail Starts with a Written Personnel Policy
  • 1997
  • Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act at Work: Getting Employees to Value Families
  • 1996
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Speaking Engagements

  • Montgomery County Bar Association CLE Program
  • The Paper Jungle
  • 2015
  • Wicomico County Bar Association
  • Employment Law Overview
  • 2014
  • Annual Conference, Maryland Employment Lawyers Association
  • Employee Handbook-Based Claims
  • 2014

Attorney endorsements

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Given (1)
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Employment and labor Attorney | Dec 16
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Robin is a worthy adversary. He's straight with people all the way around."
Employment and labor Attorney | May 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Robin Cockey is an excellent lawyer, whom I endorse without reservation."
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Salisbury Employment and labor Lawyer Robin R Cockey
Robin R Cockey
Employment and labor Attorney
Salisbury, MD
Licensed for 43 years