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Deyka Williams Spencer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Rockville, MD

The Spencer Firm LLC
2275 Research Blvd., Suite 500B
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 301-973-3121
Fax: 866-686-2126
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017, 2019
Licensed in Maryland Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee (80%), Employment Litigation: Defense (20%)
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Deyka Williams Spencer is the managing partner of The Spencer Firm LLC in Rockville, Maryland. A top-rated trial lawyer with more than 15 years of experience, Ms. Spencer focuses her practice on employment law litigation, and she and her law firm have served clients throughout the Washington, D.C., metro and surrounding areas of Maryland and Virginia who have suffered a serious violation of their rights as workers.

As an attorney, Ms. Spencer has gained a reputation for her close client communication as well as her ability to think outside the box and devise creative strategies for her plaintiff clients to increase their chances of obtaining the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve. A staunch advocate for those she serves, she fights hard to protect her clients' rights and interests at all turns, and she has achieved remarkable success helping her clients seek positive results for their serious and complex legal challenges. She has also helped businesses and employers in avoiding and minimizing disputes, and she offered wage and hour defense, litigation, and assistance with the administrative process with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Maryland and D.C. commissions on civil rights.  

Honored for her success, Ms. Spencer has earned consistent recognition from her peers along with Top 100 and Top 40 Under 40 designations from the National Trial Lawyers. She has also received many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients, and she finds great reward in being able to help so many in her area during their times of need.

A 2001 graduate of the University of Maryland College Park with a Bachelor of Arts in English, Ms. Spencer obtained her Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 2006. While there, she was a member of the Civil Rights Moot Court Team and vice president of the moot court board. She also served as secretary of the Women's Bar Association as well as treasurer of the Black Law Students Association.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20%Employment Litigation: Defense
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Employment Law - Employer

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
3 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2016 - 2017, 2019

About Deyka Williams Spencer

First Admitted: 2006, Maryland

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Potomac Valley Assembly, Member
  • Children's ministry

Honors/Awards

  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Excellence in Public Service, Frederick Abramson Memorial Foundation, 2007
  • Rising Stars, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Avvo.com, Superb Rating
  • Super Lawyers 2016, 2017
  • Top 40 under 40, National Trial Lawyers Association, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Frederick B. Abramson Memorial Foundation, Public Service Award (D.C.)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • "Preventing a Lawsuit" Employment Law and Wage and Hour, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • Maryland Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce - Legislative Chair, Board Member
  • District of Columbia, 2008
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member
  • Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Maryland, 2006
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Maryland Employment Lawyers Association

Educational Background

  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, B.A., Major: English, Major: Language, Writing, and Rhetoric, Honors: Track and Field, NCAA Division I, Honors: Dean's List, 2001
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Office Location for Deyka Williams Spencer

2275 Research Blvd.
Suite 500B
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 301-973-3121

Fax: 866-686-2126

Last Updated: 7/20/2021

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