Your Strategic Legal Partner

In the words of our founder, Linda Hitt Thatcher: “We are dynamic, direct and effective in all we do.

Thatcher Law Firm is a premier employment litigation firm providing representation in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC.  We are also highly skilled in mediation.  Managing partner, Linda Hitt Thatcher, heads an outstanding team of attorneys: partner Wayne Wiseman; senior counsel Vijay Mani; and senior associates Aron Zavaro and Stephanie Hubelbank.

Thatcher Law Firm is a strategic partner committed to helping clients reach their goals, whether that means avoiding litigation through client counseling or mediation, negotiating favorable case resolutions, or filing a lawsuit when necessary. 

Feedback from Thatcher Law Firm clients:

"Certain legal matters are too critical to leave in the hands of an average litigator. If you are looking for results, then look no further. Linda Thatcher and Thatcher Law Firm produced results, and they did so in record time!" 

"As soon as I called Thatcher Law Firm, my search for an attorney was over—I knew I had found the best. I am eternally grateful to Linda Thatcher. Linda’s legal acumen, years of experience, and deep understanding of human nature combine to make her an effective advocate. She is equal parts grit and compassion, a great listener who cuts to the heart of the matter, and she was ALWAYS available to me. I highly recommend Thatcher Law Firm for anyone who needs guidance, advice, or representation by an employment lawyer.

Contact us today if you need legal assistance with any of the following

  • Employees / Contractors
  • Management / Employers
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Discrimination and Wrongful Discharge
  • Wage and Hour
  • Contracts & Severance Agreements
  • Federal Government Employees
  • Disability & Reasonable Accommodations
  • Retaliation
  • LGBTQ Rights
  • Education Law
  • Civil Litigation

Call today at 301-754-6540 for exceptional legal counsel.

­­­Attorney Linda Hitt Thatcher

Bar Admissions:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • Pennsylvania, 1987
  • District of Columbia, 1988
  • Maryland, 1988

Education: 

  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas
    • Honors: Law Review – St. Mary’s Law Journal, Associate Editor
  • Longwood College, Farmville, Virginia

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • 2007 - Present: Washingtonian Magazine: Washington’s Top Employment Lawyers
  • 2020: Maryland and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer
  • 2019: Maryland and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer
  • 2017: Exceptional Service Award from the Judges of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, in recognition of dedication and commitment in providing exceptional service to this Court.
  • Frequent Lecturer on Employment Issues and Trial Practice
  • NITA Trial Advocacy Skills Program, Faculty Member, Georgetown University Law Center

­­­Attorney Wayne Wiseman

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1981
  • Maryland, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit

Education: 

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1981
  • Temple University, Philadelphia
    • B.B.A. - 1978
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Accounting
    • Major: Economics
    • Major: Finance

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • National Institute of Trial Attorneys Trial Advocacy Skills Program, Faculty Member, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Faculty National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New York County Criminal Bar Association
  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association

­­­Attorney Vijay Mani

Bar Admissions:

  • Maryland, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Education: 

  • American University, Washington College of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2012
  • University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • B.S. - 2000
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Honors: Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society, President
    • Honors: Student Health Advisory Board, Chairman
    • Major: Molecular Biology
    • Minor: Chemistry

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • South Asian Bar Association
  • AmeriCorps, Washington, D.C

Languages Spoken: 

  • Tamil
  • Hindi

­­­Attorney Aron Zavaro

Bar Admissions:

  • New York
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Maryland

Education: 

  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 2016
    • Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award in The Mind and the Law
  • University of Maryland, College Park
    • B.A. - 2011
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Departmental Honors
    • Honors: Graduation Speaker
    • Honors: 2011 Brooks Outstanding Thesis Award

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association

­­­Attorney Stephanie L. Hubelbank

Bar Admissions:

  • New York, 1990
  • Connecticut, 1990

Education: 

  • Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
    • J.D.
  • Lesley College
    • B.S. - 1983

Professional Memberships and Achievements: 

  • Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association

This firm has provided me with excellent service. They were very attentive with my concerns from the initial call; very professional.  

Lie Davis 


From the moment I called Thatcher Law Firm to schedule a consultation, I knew I was in the right place. The process was streamlined and easy, which I greatly appreciated. Linda Thatcher's expert advice and guidance quickly got me a favorable result. She is direct, gets to the bottom line, and does not waste time. I am very grateful that Linda worked closely with me, including at night and on a weekends, to help me resolve my employment matter so quickly. I highly recommend Thatcher Law Firm without reservations.

Jason S


Thatcher Law Firm is top notch. Their attorneys are first rate and care!  

Keith Perry   


Linda’s legal acumen, years of experience, and deep understanding of human nature combine to make her an effective advocate.  

Kimberly Getgen   


My family is so thankful to Linda Thatcher and Thatcher Law Firm. The Thatcher Law team guided us through a very difficult time in our lives.  

John Tablang   


I found the best law firm to represent our small business. The Thatcher Law Firm helped us get through what seemed like a tough time.  

Jenyfeer Larios    


Linda and the Thatcher Law Firm team were a blessing to me. They helped me through an extremely difficult time in my life.  

Tamika Tyrese Hardy   


Thank you for listening and helping me present my side of story .  

Tekola Berhe 

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