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Cockey, Brennan & Maloney, L.L.P.

313 Lemmon Hill Lane
Salisbury, MD, 21801-4905

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 67%
  2. Litigation: 33%

Attorney endorsements

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  • Morris E Fischer

    I endorse this lawyer. Robin is a worthy adversary. He's straight with people all the way around.


    Morris Fischer Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Wm. Lee Clarke III

    Robin Cockey is an excellent lawyer, whom I endorse without reservation.


    Wm. Clarke Criminal defense Attorney
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leadership in LawDaily Record2004
Pro Bono Attorney of the YearAC LU of Md1999
Bouton Visiting Legal ScholarPrinceton University1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerCockey, Brennan & Maloney1997 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Maryland Employment LawyersPresident2015 - 2015
Maryland Bar Foundationfellow2011 - 2015
Maryland Municipal Attorneys Associationmember2011 - 2015
City Of CrisfieldCity Solicitor1991 - 2014
Salisbury City CouncilPresident1986 - 1994
Order of BarristersMember1980 - 2015
phi bet kappamember1977 - 2015
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Gold Coast Mall v. Larmar Corp,298 Md. 96 (1984)Successful assertion of arbitrability
Md State Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene v. Phoebus, 319 Md. 710 (1990)Plaintiff's Victory
Knussman v. State of Md, 935 F. Supp. 65(D.Md.1996)Restored leave, damages and attorneys fees
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Publication nameTitleDate
Md Bar JournalThe Unsettling Process of Settling2011
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 JournalDeposition Survival Kit2000
The Law ClerkFor Employers, the Paper Trail Starts with a Written Personnel Policy1997
Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the LawThe Family and Medical Leave Act at Work: Getting Employees to Value Families1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Swarthmore CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1977
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Montgomery County Bar Association CLE ProgramThe Paper Jungle2015
Wicomico County Bar AssociationEmployment Law Overview2014
Annual Conference, Maryland Employment Lawyers AssociationEmployee Handbook-Based Claims2014