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Linda M. Correia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Washington, DC

Correia & Puth, PLLC
1400 16th Street NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: 202-602-6500
Fax: 202-602-6501
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022
Licensed in Washington DC Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Linda M. Correia is a founding member of Correia & Puth, PLLC, in Washington, D.C. Ms. Correia focuses her practice on employment law and represents a wide variety of plaintiffs throughout Washington, D.C.

Ms. Correia has been licensed to practice law since 1992 and has been involved in several noteworthy cases resulting in multimillion dollar recoveries for her clients. She has experience with employment cases involving executive compensation agreements, negotiation of severance packages, pregnancy discrimination, retaliation, sex discrimination, sexual harassment and various civil rights statutes.

Ms. Correia has earned many honors and awards by her peers in the legal profession. She received the “trial of the year” award from Public Justice in 2000 and was named “lawyer of the year” by the Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association in 2008. She has also been recognized by the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. Women’s Caucus, Washingtonian magazine and Best Lawyers.

Ms. Correia is AV Preeminent* peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubbell. As an active member of her legal community, she has held leadership roles in organizations including Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Public Justice Foundation.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Boston University, Ms. Correia attained her law degree from American University Washington College of Law. She has taught pre-trial litigation at the university and regularly speaks on employment law related topics for various organizations. She is an active member of the District of Columbia Bar and the Massachusetts Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employer


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2022

About Linda M. Correia

First Admitted: 1992, Washington DC

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Educational Background

  • Boston University, 1985

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board of Directors, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors, Public Justice Foundation
  • District of Columbia
  • Board of Governors, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington DC
  • Bar of Massachusetts
  • President, Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, 2004-2007


  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 2000
  • Martindale-Hubbell as “AV Preeminent”
  • Women's Caucus Award, Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington DC, 2013
  • Super Lawyers
  • Lawyer of the Year, Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, DC Employment Justice Center, 2008
  • Best Lawyers® in the Washington, D.C., 2009-Present
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Office Location for Linda M. Correia

1400 16th Street NW
Suite 450
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202-602-6500

Fax: 202-602-6501

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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