Joseph M. Creed

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Rockville, MD

Joseph Greenwald & Laake, P.A.
 | 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 975
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: 240-553-1191
Fax: 240-553-1759
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015
Licensed Since: 2005
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Business/Corporate (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joseph M. Creed is a principal at Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA, in Rockville, Maryland. Mr. Creed is a member of the firm’s labor and employment group and handles business, employment and general litigation matters for business and government clients in both the state of Maryland and Washington, D.C. He has experience at the state and appellate levels.

Mr. Creed earned a bachelor’s degree from Tennessee Temple University and received his law degree from Regent University School of Law. He has been licensed to practice since 2005 and is admitted to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Creed has served as an advisor and advocate for federal and private sector employees. His federal experience includes assisting clients with employee Equal Employment Opportunity, personnel and whistleblower protection issues. In the private sector area, he advises clients regarding matters involving employment contracts, discrimination, harassment or professional licensing issues.

Mr. Creed has authored articles on employment topics that have appeared in the Maryland Employment Law Deskbook and the Federal Lawyer. He is actively involved in his legal community and belongs to the Maryland State Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He also serves as the employee co-chair of the American Bar Association’s Federal Sector Labor and Employment Law Committee.

 
Practice Areas

General Litigation (10%)
Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)
Business Litigation (20%)
Business/Corporate (10%)
Appellate (10%)

General Litigation (10%): Litigation, Restraining Order, Small Claims

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Business Litigation (20%): Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements

Business/Corporate (10%): Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Litigation, Restraining Order, Small Claims, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Trade Secret, Non-Compete Agreements, Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Contracts, Business Organizations, Appeals

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2014 - 2015

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About Joseph Creed

Admitted: 2005, Maryland

Professional Webpage: http://www.jgllaw.com/attorneys/joseph-m-creed

Honors/Awards:

  • SuperLawyers, Maryland Rising Star, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Co-Chair, ABA Federal Sector Labor & Employment Law Committee
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2007
  • American Bar Association
  • District of Columbia , 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, 2007
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Maryland, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2013
  • Federal Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Federal employees have a range of legal rights and remedies that are unique to the federal sector. This chapter of the Maryland Employment Law Deskbook addresses the substantive law applicable to federal employees and the most common rights of action by federal employees, with a particular emphasis on the procedural mechanisms for pursuing those rights., Author, "Employment Rights of Federal Employees", MSBA Employment Law Deskbook, 2014
  • "The Proper Forum for Judicial Review of Merit Systems Protection Board Decisions in Mixed Cases", The Federal Lawyer, 2014

Educational Background:

  • Tennessee Temple University, B.S., 2002
Office Location for Joseph M. Creed

111 Rockville Pike
Suite 975
Rockville, MD 20850

Phone: 240-553-1191

Fax: 240-553-1759

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Last Updated: 11/17/2018

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