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Kevin C. McCormick
7 Saint Paul Street
Baltimore, MD 21202-1626
Phone: 410.347.8779
Fax: 410.223.4379


  • Trial Attorney, Office of the Solicitor, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, D.C., 1979-1984
  • Attorney, Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, Labor and Employment Section Associate, 1984-1988; Partner, 1989-Present; Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Section, 2000-2011
  • Provides advice and counsel to public and private employers including health care providers on all phases of the employment relationship to ensure compliance with applicable laws, avoid costly litigation, and, when necessary, successfully defend against individual and/or governmental challenges to those employment policies and procedures
  • Successfully represented public and private employers and health care providers against discrimination and employment-related claims before federal, state and local FEP agencies, and at trial (both jury and non-jury) in state and federal courts and respective courts of appeal throughout mid-Atlantic region

General Information

  • Speaker: Advanced Employment Issues Symposium (2003 - 2009)
  • Speaker: Maryland Healthcare Human Resources Association, 2007, 2008 & 2009
  • Speaker: Chesapeake Human Resources Association, 2008
  • Editor: Maryland Employment Law Letter, published by M. Lee Smith
  • Contributing Editor: Employment Law Strategist, 2006 - present
  • Contributing Editor: Family and Medical Leave Handbook
  • Contributing Editor: 2007-08-09-10 50 Employment Laws in 50 States
  • Contributing Editor: 2009 H.R. Guide to Employment Law
  • Presenter: "New Threats from Retaliation Claims: New Answers for HR" June, 2008
  • Presenter: "This is Only a Test: Legal Dos and Don'ts for Employment Testing" October, 2008
  • Presenter: "Stay Claim Free in the Face of the NLRB: HR's 2010 Battle Plan" February, 2010
  • Board Member: Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland (1998 - present); Chairman: Board Nominating Committee (2000 - present ); Member:  Personnel Committee (1997 - present)
  • Contributor:   Volunteer Management in Maryland, Governor's Office on Volunteerism
  • Authored numerous articles for professional publications regarding various labor and employment matters and has made presentations at various professional and management seminars in Baltimore and Washington, D.C.
  • Guest Lecturer on Employment Law Issues at Towson University, University of Baltimore and McDaniel College
  • President of the Board: Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland, 2006 - 2008
  • Listed in Maryland Super Lawyers, 2008-2011
  • Member: Employers Counsel Network, 2003 - present
  • AVVO Rating 10 - Superb


  • Georgetown University (LL.M. 1984)
    Phi Sigma Alpha
  • William and Mary Law School (J.D. 1979)
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A. 1976) with high honors