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Jaime Walker Luse

Company Information

Company
Tydings & Rosenberg LLP
One East Pratt St Ste 901
Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone
(410) 752-9741
Member Bio
Jaime Walker Luse is a partner in the Litigation Department of Tydings & Rosenberg LLP. Ms. Luse defends businesses of all sizes in commercial and employment litigation. An advocate who has prevailed in many difficult trials, she has experience in the state and federal courts of Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia. She is also adept at negotiating with adversaries to resolve disputes efficiently on behalf of her clients.

Ms. Luse has handled numerous commercial cases, including negligence, insurance coverage, breach of contract, and leasing disputes. In addition to her commercial litigation practice, Ms. Luse defends employers against employment-related claims, including discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, violations of the Family Medical Leave Act, claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and unlawful retaliation.

In recent years, she has:

•First chaired a jury trial defending a bank that was sued for negligent handling of a customer’s personal and business accounts. The customer requested damages exceeding $4 million, but was awarded less than 1% of the amount sought;
•Second chaired a defense win in a jury verdict in federal court for a client facing a claim under the Family Medical Leave Act;
•Defended a hospital in a religious discrimination claim that was resolved on summary judgment in federal court;
•Defended a large national accounting firm in a wage claim that was dismissed on summary judgment in federal court;
•Defended a national beverage manufacturer and distributor against negligence claims; the circuit court jury trial lasted several days and concluded with a defense verdict;
•Served as regular litigation counsel on behalf of an industrial equipment leasing company for which she has resolved numerous leasing disputes; and
•Served as regular local counsel for an automobile dealership financing company, for which she has handled leasing claims in Maryland.

Ms. Luse also has appellate experience. She has briefed and argued before the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland, and briefed before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Luse is an active member of the Defense Research Institute and currently serves as the Chair of the ADA/FMLA Subcommittee and Program Vice-Chair for the 2013 Employment and Labor Law Seminar.

In addition to her position as Member-at-Large of the McDaniel College Alumni Council, Ms. Luse is an active member and served on the Advisory Council of the college's Women’s Leadership Network, which is dedicated to advancing women through programs and service opportunities. She also provides pro bono legal services through Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.

Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk for The Honorable Arrie Davis of the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland.
Firm Information
As a mid-sized law firm in the heart of the mid-Atlantic region, Tydings & Rosenberg LLP offers clients depth and accessibility. Nowhere is Tydings & Rosenberg's depth more apparent than in litigation. Our litigators have substantial trial experience, the ability to manage complex cases, proven experience as regional counsel for clients in up to 17 states, and skills in early dispute resolution through negotiation or other procedures. We are skilled in handling cases involving: antitrust, franchise and trade regulation law; breach of contract; business torts; complex personal injury litigation; construction; defamation; directors’, officers’ and other fiduciary duties; distributor termination; employment; insurance defense and coverage; intellectual property; medical malpractice and health care litigation; products liability, toxic tort, and environmental law; securities law; and tax.

Tydings & Rosenberg LLP is fully committed to accessibility and accountability with all its litigation clients, whether single individuals or large corporations.

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Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Employment Law
General Litigation
DRI Committees
Diversity and Inclusion
Medical Liability and Health Care Law
Toxic Torts and Environmental Law
Women in the Law

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