Thomas Strong

Venable LLP

Thomas H. Strong defends against employee claims such as discrimination claims, wage and hour claims, and family and medical leave claims. He also defends employers against occupational safety and health citations, mine safety and health citations, and public accommodation claims, including website accessibility claims.

In addition, he provides litigation avoidance counseling to employers in each of these areas. Tom also represents employers in covenants not to compete and trade secret litigation and counsels employers in the drafting of enforceable covenants not to compete in an environment of conflicting and changing state laws.

Tom’s clients cover the spectrum of industries, including financial, retail, hospitality, construction, biotechnology, food service, manufacturing, mining, and government contracting.

Experience :

  • Arbabi v. Fred Meyers, Inc., 205 F. Supp. 2d 462 (D. Md. 2002) – Court granted partial summary judgment prior to discovery.
  • Bourne v. North American Trade Schools, Civ. No. CCB-12-2993 (D. Md. 2013) – Court granted summary judgment against plaintiff’s claims of discrimination and retaliation prior to discovery.
  • Cureton v. Cianbro, 2007 WL 397025 (D. Md. 2007) – Court denied motion for reconsideration of grant of motion to dismiss discrimination claims.
  • Cureton v. Cianbro, 2006 WL 3537407 (D. Md. 2006) – Court granted motion to dismiss plaintiff’s discrimination claims.
  • Obtained dismissal of multiple serious citations before the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission on appeal from the decision of the administrative law judge affirming the citations.
  • Successfully obtained ruling from Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Judge allowing late filing of notice of contest, after which Occupational Safety and Health Commission vacated citation against employer.

Education :

  • J.D.cum laudeUniversity of Michigan Law School1995
  • B.A.summa cum laudeCatholic University of America1991

Bar Admissions : Maryland

Court Admissions :

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Professional Memberships :

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Maryland Bar Association

Community : Tom renders pro bono employment advice to a variety of nonprofit organizations. He currently serves as president of the board of directors of TurnAround, Inc., which provides counseling and other services to victims of sexual assault, sexual abuse, sex trafficking, and domestic violence.


Rate : $$$

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