Mr. Raymond C. Baldwin is the Associate Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP, where he practices in all aspects of employment law. He has substantial litigation, trial and appellate experience, defending management against claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract and related theories, and the defense and enforcement of restrictive covenant/non competition issues.
Mr. Baldwin has also defended employers in a variety of complex collective and class cases, including multi plaintiff discrimination suits, actions arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws, and EEOC pattern and practice cases. Mr. Baldwin has tried numerous cases to verdict in federal and state courts.
He also regularly counsels management and human resource professionals on various workplace issues, including employee relations, investigations, FMLA and ADA issues, leave issues, training and restrictive covenants. He also provides harassment and other types of employment law training. Mr. Baldwin frequently assists clients in drafting employment policies, handbooks, releases and severance agreements, as well as non competition agreements.
He has represented employers in a wide variety of industries, including retail, transportation, health care, manufacturing, government contracting, defense, universities, hospitality, staffing and professional services. Mr. Baldwin serves on the firm’s Lawyer Development Committee and the Washington, D.C. office’s hiring committee. Prior to entering the practice of law, Mr. Baldwin served as an officer in the U.S. Navy.
- J.D., University of Maryland School of Law
- M.A., Georgetown University
- Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service; National Security Studies
- B.A., University of Maryland
- District of Columbia Bar Association
- Maryland Bar Association
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